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There are 3 ways to get from Bern to Grindelwald by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken Ost Ic61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald R

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Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bern to Grindelwald 74 km

SFr 320 - SFr 390

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Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Grindelwald 74 km

SFr 8 - SFr 13

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

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The cost-effective way to get from Bern to Grindelwald is to drive, which costs SFr 8 - SFr 13 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Grindelwald is to taxi which costs SFr 320 - SFr 390 and takes 58 min.

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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 74 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 train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Bern 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 74 km. It takes approximately 58 min to drive 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
52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 15
Website
BLS AG
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Swiss Railways
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 Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 19
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
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fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
Taxi from Bern to Grindelwald
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
SFr 320 - SFr 390
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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