There are 5 ways to get from Bern to Interlaken by train, bus, night bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$24 - $45

4 alternative options

Train, line 21 bus  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Thun 8 / ...
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Thun, Bahnhof to Interlaken, Jungfraustrasse 21

$27 - $46

Night bus  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bern, Bahnhof to Interlaken West, Bahnhof M15

$24 - $35

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bern to Interlaken 35.9 miles

$250 - $310

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Interlaken 35.9 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Bern to Interlaken is to drive which costs SFr 7 - SFr 11 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Interlaken is to taxi which costs SFr 250 - SFr 300 and takes 42 min.

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The distance between Bern and Interlaken is 43 km. The road distance is 57.5 km.

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The train from Bern to Interlaken West takes 47 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Bern, Bahnhof and arriving at Interlaken West, Bahnhof. This bus operates Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bern and arriving at Interlaken West. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Interlaken.
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  • Distance: 26.7 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Bern to Interlaken hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $45 and the journey takes 47 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.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Thun
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Bern to Thun
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Thun, Bahnhof to Interlaken, Jungfraustrasse
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night bus from Bern, Bahnhof to Interlaken West, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
Taxi from Bern to Interlaken
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Bear Taxi
Phone
+41 31 371 11 11
Website
baerentaxi.ch
Nova Taxi
Phone
+41 31 331 33 13
Website
novataxi.ch
Taxi Bern
Phone
+41 31 312 12 12
Website
taxibern.ch

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