There are 2 ways to get from Basel to Brienz by train or car

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Train  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken Ost Ice / ...

$63 - $108

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Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Brienz 94.9 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Brienz is to drive which costs SFr 19 - SFr 28 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Brienz is to drive which costs SFr 19 - SFr 28 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Brienz. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Brienz via Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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The distance between Basel and Brienz is 96 km. The road distance is 151.8 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Brienz without a car is to train which takes 2 h 40 min and costs SFr 60 - SFr 110.

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Basel to Brienz, including transfers.

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Basel to Brienz train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel SBB station.

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Basel to Brienz train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Interlaken Ost station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Brienz is 152 km. It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to drive from Basel to Brienz.

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  • Distance: 59.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Brienz, Canton of Bern, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel to Brienz hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $100 and the journey takes 2 h.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

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Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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