There are 4 ways to get from Bern to Grindelwald by train, bus, night bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken Ost 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald 87-Y

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Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bern to Grindelwald 75.5 km

SFr 330 - SFr 400

2 alternative options

Bus, night bus  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Interlaken, Interlaken West 417
  2. Take the night bus from Interlaken West, Bahnhof to Grindelwald, Bahnhof M41

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Grindelwald 75.5 km

SFr 9 - SFr 14

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The cheapest way to get from Bern to Grindelwald is to drive which costs SFr 9 - SFr 14 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Grindelwald is to taxi which costs SFr 330 - SFr 400 and takes 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bern to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Grindelwald, Bahnhof via Interlaken West, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bern to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Grindelwald via Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 49m.

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The distance between Bern and Grindelwald is 58 km. The road distance is 75.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bern to Grindelwald without a car is to train which takes 1h 49m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 49m to get from Bern to Grindelwald, including transfers.

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Bern to Grindelwald bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bern station.

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

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Map of how to get from Bern to Grindelwald.
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  • Distance: 57.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 49m

What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Grindelwald, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Bern to Grindelwald via Interlaken Ost in around 1h 49m.

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 28
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 18
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Berner Oberland-Bahnen
Phone
+41 33 828 72 33
Email
info@jungfrau.ch
Website
jungfrau.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Berner Oberland-Bahnen
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bern to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Grindelwald Bus AG
Phone
+41 33 854 16 16
Email
info@grindelwaldbus.ch
Website
grindelwaldbus.ch
Night bus from Interlaken West, Bahnhof to Grindelwald, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Grindelwald Bus AG
Other operators
Taxi from Bern to Grindelwald
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
SFr 330 - SFr 400
Taxi Bern
Phone
+41 31 312 12 12
Website
taxibern.ch
Nova Taxi
Phone
+41 31 331 33 13
Website
novataxi.ch
Bear Taxi
Phone
+41 31 371 11 11
Website
baerentaxi.ch

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Bern to Grindelwald bus services, operated by Grindelwald Bus AG, arrive at Grindelwald, Bahnhof station.

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Bern to Grindelwald train services, operated by Berner Oberland-Bahnen, arrive at Grindelwald station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bern to Grindelwald is 75 km. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Bern to Grindelwald.

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