There are 12 ways to get from Bruges to Interlaken by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Lille
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West 61 / ...

$195 - $272

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Brussels, Brussels-North station 819
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Freiburg 299
  3. Take the bus from Freiburg to Interlaken, Interlaken West 322

$48 - $81

10 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  5. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West 61 / ...

$260 - $406

Train, bus  •  13 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Bruxelles-Nord Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels North to Basel
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West 61 / ...

$106 - $186

Drive  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Bruges to Interlaken 495.1 miles

$100 - $150

Train to Brussels, fly to Basel, train  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Basel (BSL) BRU - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

$112 - $366

Train to Brussels, fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Zurich (ZRH) BRU - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$153 - $421

Bus to Lille Lesquin, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Lille
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Strasbourg (SXB) LIL - SXB
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

$156 - $528

Train to Brussels, fly to Geneva, train  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Geneva (GVA) BRU - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$133 - $331

Train to Antwerp, fly to Zurich, train  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Anvers-Berchem
  2. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to Zurich (ZRH) ANR - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$130 - $536

Train to Brussels, fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BRU - MXP
  3. Take the train from Gallarate to Spiez

$108 - $323

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly to Berne  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Anvers-Central
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Berne (BRN) AMS - BRN

$181 - $1,130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Interlaken is to bus which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 15 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Interlaken is to train and fly which costs 95€ - 320€ and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The distance between Bruges and Interlaken is 606 km. The road distance is 792.1 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 9 h 45 min to get from Bruges to Interlaken, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bruges to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein and arriving at Interlaken, Interlaken West via Brussels, Brussels-North station and Freiburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Bruges and arriving at Interlaken West via Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris Est, Strasbourg and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 48 min.

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What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and Interlaken, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Bruges to Interlaken via Bruxelles-Midi, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris-Nord, Paris Est, Strasbourg, and Basel SBB in around 9 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bruges to Interlaken via Brussels, Brussels-North station and Freiburg in around 15 h 35 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Antwerp to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$21 - $320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lille Flandres to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $260
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 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
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruges to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Bruges to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Bruges to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $26
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$24 - $26
1st Class
$34 - $37
Train from Bruges to Anvers-Berchem
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Bruges to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF
Trenitalia Eurocity
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bruges to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Brussels North to Basel
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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