There are 12 ways to get from Calais to Interlaken by train, bus, night bus, 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

Train via Paris Est  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord Tgv
  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 61 / ...

$234 - $350

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Calais to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
  3. Take the bus from Lyon to Bern

$88 - $163

10 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 41 min

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

$213 - $286

Train, bus, night bus  •  15 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Metz
  3. Take the night bus from Metz to Basel, Basel central station
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West 61 / ...

$110 - $193

Drive  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Calais to Interlaken 547.3 miles

$110 - $170

Train, train to Brussels, fly to Basel  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Basel (BSL) BRU - BSL
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

$149 - $434

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  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

$176 - $566

Train, train to Brussels, fly to Zurich  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Zurich (ZRH) BRU - ZRH
  4. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  5. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$195 - $489

Train, train to Paris CDG, fly to Basel  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  3. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Basel (BSL) CDG - BSL
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

$154 - $461

Train to Paris Orly, fly to Geneva, train  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Geneva (GVA) ORY - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$195 - $416

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Geneva, train  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Geneva (GVA) LIL - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$170 - $1,386

Train, train to Paris CDG, fly to Zurich  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  3. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Zurich (ZRH) CDG - ZRH
  4. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  5. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$185 - $476

What companies run services between Calais, France and Interlaken, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Calais to Interlaken via Paris Nord, Paris Est, Strasbourg, and Basel SBB in around 8 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calais to Interlaken via Lille, Lyon - Perrache Bus station, Lyon, Bern, Thun, and Thun, Bahnhof in around 19 h 46 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
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 Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $1,600
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $1,600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
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
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Lille Flandres to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$135 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$135 - $150
1st Class
$170 - $270
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $22
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $23
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$29 - $45
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$19 - $30
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
$45 - $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
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$14 - $60
Premier
$35 - $65
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$14 - $60
Premier
$35 - $70
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$29 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Metz
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
isilines.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Metz to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Calais to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lille to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lyon to Bern
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Calais to Interlaken?

The distance between Calais and Interlaken is 646 km. The road distance is 876 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Calais to Interlaken?

The cheapest way to get from Calais to Interlaken is to bus which costs 70€ - 140€ and takes 19 h 46 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Calais to Interlaken?

The quickest way to get from Calais to Interlaken is to drive which takes 8 h 21 min and costs 95€ - 140€.

Is there a direct train between Calais and Interlaken?

No, there is no direct train from Calais to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Interlaken West via Paris Est, Strasbourg and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Calais to Interlaken?

It takes approximately 8 h 25 min to get from Calais to Interlaken, including transfers.