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There are 11 ways to get from Bonn to Interlaken by train, car, bus or plane

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Train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Bonn Hbf to Interlaken West Ec

$160 - $270

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Bus  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bonn to Freiburg N11 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Interlaken, Interlaken West 322

$36 - $60

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Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Siegburg/Bonn to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$142 - $247

Train, drive  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Siegburg/Bonn to Basel Bad Bf Ice / ...
  2. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Interlaken

$128 - $202

Drive  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Bonn to Interlaken 385.1 miles

$80 - $120

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Basel, train  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

$155 - $422

Fly Cologne Bonn to Zurich, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Zurich (ZRH) CGN - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$106 - $292

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$181 - $437

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Basel, train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Bonn Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Basel (BSL) DUS - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

$107 - $349

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Bonn Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Zurich (ZRH) DUS - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$108 - $304

Fly Cologne Bonn to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) CGN - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Spiez

$105 - $347

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bonn to Interlaken is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bonn to Interlaken is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 5 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bonn to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Bonn and arriving at Interlaken, Interlaken West via Freiburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bonn Hbf and arriving at Interlaken West. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 37 min.

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The distance between Bonn and Interlaken is 454 km. The road distance is 616.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bonn to Interlaken without a car is to train which takes 6 h 37 min and costs 130€ - 230€.

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The train from Bonn Hbf to Interlaken West takes 6 h 37 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Bonn to Interlaken bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bonn station.

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Bonn to Interlaken train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Bonn Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Bonn to Interlaken is to train which takes 6 h 37 min and costs 130€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Bonn to Interlaken.
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  • Distance: 283.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 37 min

What companies run services between Bonn, Germany and Interlaken, Switzerland?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Bonn to Interlaken once daily. Tickets cost $160 - $270 and the journey takes 6 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bonn to Interlaken via Freiburg in around 10 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bonn Hbf to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$45 - $80
First
$55 - $130
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bonn Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
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 Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$45 - $80
First
$55 - $130
Train from Gallarate to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Basel SBB to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bonn Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bonn to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Bonn to Interlaken bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Interlaken, Interlaken West station.

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Bonn to Interlaken train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Interlaken West station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bonn to Interlaken is 616 km. It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to drive from Bonn to Interlaken.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Basel Airport.

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Book your Bonn to Interlaken bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1001+ hotels available in Interlaken. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bonn to Cologne Bonn Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs .

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