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There are 7 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Interlaken by train, car or plane

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Train  •  9h 24m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Interlaken West Ice

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Fly to Basel, train  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Basel (BSL) BER - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

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Drive  •  8h 39m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Interlaken 1010.7 km

Fly to Zurich, train  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Zurich (ZRH) BER - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

Fly to Geneva, train  •  7h 56m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Geneva (GVA) BER - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8h 33m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BER - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Spiez

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  8h 51m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Stuttgart (STR) BER - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel Sbb
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Interlaken by train

The train journey time between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Interlaken is around 9h 22m and covers a distance of around 1056 km. The fastest train normally takes 9h 22m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Interlaken train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Interlaken West. Typically 19 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
9h 22m
Fastest train time:
9h 22m
Train distance:
1056 km
Trains per week:
19
Cheapest price:
SFr 190
Carbon emissions:
55 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:30
Last train departs at:
12:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Interlaken train schedules

Germany → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
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  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Interlaken is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Interlaken is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Interlaken is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Switzerland.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 13 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Interlaken is to fly and train which costs €50 - €230 and takes 6h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Interlaken is to fly and train which costs €50 - €230 and takes 6h 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Interlaken West. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 24m.

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The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Interlaken is 761 km. The road distance is 1010.7 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Interlaken without a car is to train which takes 9h 24m and costs €170 - €240.

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The train from Berlin Hbf to Interlaken West takes 9h 24m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Interlaken train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Interlaken train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Interlaken West station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Interlaken is 1011 km. It takes approximately 8h 39m to drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Interlaken.

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  • Distance: 760.7 km
  • Duration: 9h 24m

What companies run services between Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany and Interlaken, Switzerland?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Interlaken West 3 times a day. Tickets cost SFr 190 - SFr 260 and the journey takes 9h 24m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 340
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 330
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 340
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 310
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 310
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 210
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 210
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 260
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 260
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 260
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 220
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 220
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 220
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 460
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 240
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 420
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 420
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 370
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 340
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 310
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 490
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 460
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 340
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 130
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
9h 24m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 260
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 30
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 19
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Sbb
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 15
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Gallarate to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 120
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 45 - SFr 65
1st Class
SFr 85 - SFr 120
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Go Ahead BW
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 32 - SFr 37
1st Class
SFr 25 - SFr 30
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Abellio
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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