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

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Train  •  1 h 54 min

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

$50 - $95

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Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Interlaken 94.3 miles

$19 - $29

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Interlaken West. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between Basel and Interlaken is 99 km. The road distance is 150.8 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Interlaken without a car is to train which takes 1 h 54 min and costs .

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The train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West takes 1 h 54 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Interlaken is 151 km. It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to drive from Basel to Interlaken.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Interlaken.
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  • Distance: 62.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Interlaken, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel to Interlaken hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $95 and the journey takes 1 h 54 min.

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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Train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Estimated price
$50 - $95
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