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

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Train via Paris Est  •  7h 50m

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

$250 - $382

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Bus, night bus  •  11h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bern N506
  2. Take the night bus from Bern, Bahnhof to Interlaken West, Bahnhof M15

$64 - $101

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Train  •  10h 46m

  1. Take the train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Luxembourg Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville Ter
  3. Take the train from Metz Ville to Strasbourg
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  5. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$131 - $234

Bus, train  •  11h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels North to Basel
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$99 - $169

Drive  •  6h 55m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Interlaken 430.5 miles

$90 - $130

Fly Brussels to Basel, train  •  5h 50m

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

$93 - $361

Fly Brussels to Zurich, train  •  6h 1m

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

$134 - $416

Fly Brussels to Geneva, train  •  7h 3m

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

$114 - $326

Fly Brussels to Strasbourg, train  •  6h 25m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Strasbourg (SXB) BRU - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

$163 - $465

Train to Luxembourg, fly to Zurich, train  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the train from Brux./Brus.-Luxemb. to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Zurich (ZRH) LUX - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$152 - $418

Fly Brussels to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8h 3m

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

$89 - $319

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Interlaken is to bus and night bus which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 11h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Interlaken is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 320€ and takes 5h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Interlaken West, Bahnhof via Bern, Neufeld P+R and Bern, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid/Midi and arriving at Interlaken West via Paris Est, Strasbourg and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 50m.

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The distance between Brussels and Interlaken is 530 km. The road distance is 688.8 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Interlaken without a car is to train which takes 7h 50m and costs 210€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 7h 50m to get from Brussels to Interlaken, including transfers.

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Brussels to Interlaken bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Brussels to Interlaken train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Brussel-Zuid/Midi station.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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  • Distance: 331 miles
  • Duration: 7h 50m

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Interlaken via Paris-Nord, Paris Est, Strasbourg, and Basel SBB in around 7h 50m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $320
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
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 Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Metz Ville to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
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
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
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
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Brux./Brus.-Luxemb. to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$30 - $50
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
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 Gallarate to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bern
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Night bus from Bern, Bahnhof to Interlaken West, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Brussels North to Basel
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Brussels to Interlaken bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Interlaken West, Bahnhof station.

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Brussels to Interlaken train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Interlaken West station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Interlaken is 689 km. It takes approximately 6h 55m to drive from Brussels to Interlaken.

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easyJet, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 1068+ hotels available in Interlaken. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs 4€ - 18€.

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