Directions from Budapest to Interlaken

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Recommended option

Fly to Basel, train  •  6 h 56 min

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

$114 - $341

Cheapest option

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8 h 55 min

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

$92 - $250

7 alternative options

Fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 54 min

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

$140 - $366

Fly to Geneva, train  •  8 h 6 min

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

$130 - $341

Train  •  12 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Zürich HB Rj
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$226 - $370

Bus, train  •  19 h 19 min

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

$107 - $159

Bus  •  19 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Bern 787

$127 - $187

Night train, train  •  16 h 31 min

  1. Take the night train from Kelenföld to Zürich HB En
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern 70
  3. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470

$234 - $381

Drive  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Interlaken 688.7 miles

$140 - $210

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Interlaken, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Budapest to Interlaken via Zürich HB and Bern in around 12 h 49 min. Alternatively, Eurolines HU operates a bus from Budapest to Interlaken twice a week. Tickets cost $100 - $140 and the journey takes 16 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $170
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Budapest to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Train operators
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 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Bern
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Budapest to Bern
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Bern
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Budapest and Interlaken is 851 km. The road distance is 1102 km.

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Interlaken is to bus and train which costs 29 000 Ft - 44 000 Ft and takes 19 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Budapest to Interlaken is to fly and train which takes 6 h 54 min and costs 38 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft.

No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Interlaken West via Zürich HB and Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 49 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to get from Budapest to Interlaken, including transfers.