There are 6 ways to get from Cinque Terre to Interlaken by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Levanto to Milano Centrale Ic
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Brig to Spiez 8 / ...

$98 - $151

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Bus  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Milan, Milan 500
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Interlaken, Interlaken West 417

$34 - $60

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Bus via Cavi  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Cavi to Milano Lampugnano 27
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Interlaken, Interlaken West 417

$45 - $75

Drive  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Cinque Terre to Interlaken 337.8 miles

$80 - $120

Train to Pisa, fly to Basel, train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Basel (BSL) PSA - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

$113 - $473

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Zurich  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Levanto to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH
  4. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  5. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$166 - $444

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The cheapest way to get from Cinque Terre to Interlaken is to bus which costs 29€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cinque Terre to Interlaken is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 6 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cinque Terre to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Corniglia and arriving at Interlaken West via Levanto, Milano Centrale, Brig and Spiez. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 13 min.

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The distance between Cinque Terre and Interlaken is 320 km. The road distance is 540.4 km.

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The best way to get from Cinque Terre to Interlaken without a car is to train which takes 8 h 13 min and costs 85€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 13 min to get from Cinque Terre to Interlaken, including transfers.

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Cinque Terre to Interlaken train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Levanto station.

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The best way to get from Cinque Terre to Interlaken is to train which takes 8 h 13 min and costs 85€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Pisa Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Cinque Terre to Interlaken train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Spiez station.

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Map of how to get from Cinque Terre to Interlaken.
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  • Distance: 199.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 13 min

What companies run services between Cinque Terre, Italy and Interlaken, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Cinque Terre to Interlaken via Levanto, Milano Centrale, Brig, and Spiez in around 8 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cinque Terre to Interlaken via La Spezia Centrale, La Spezia - Stazione FS, La Spezia - Instituto Cardarelli, La Spezia, and Milan, Milan in around 10 h 55 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pisa to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Pisa to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Spiez
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from La Spezia to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Cavi to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
autostradale.it

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Yes, the driving distance between Cinque Terre to Interlaken is 540 km. It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to drive from Cinque Terre to Interlaken.

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easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Pisa Airport to Basel Airport.

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The nearest airport to Interlaken is Berne (BRN) Airport which is 37.3 km away. Other nearby airports include Zurich (ZRH) (100.4 km), Basel (BSL) (104.6 km), Milan Malpensa (MXP) (134.8 km) and Geneva (GVA) (143.4 km).

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There are 1051+ hotels available in Interlaken. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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