There are 4 ways to get from Cinque Terre to Interlaken by train, bus or car

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 Brig  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Ic
  2. Ece / ...
  3. 8 / ...

$101 - $148

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  12 h 7 min

  1. 27
  2. 470

$67 - $114

2 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Ic / ...
  2. Eurocity / ...

$118 - $149

Drive  •  6 h 10 min

  1. 337.8 miles

$80 - $120

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 26 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Levanto to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$44 - $47
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$44 - $47
First
$67
Train from Milano Centrale to Spiez
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$79 - $82
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$79 - $82
First
$129 - $132
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
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
$24 - $35
Schedules at
autostradale.it
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Mailand Lampugnano to Luzern Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
globtour.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cinque Terre and Interlaken is 320 km. The road distance is 540 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cinque Terre to Interlaken is to bus and train which costs 55€ - 100€ and takes 12 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Cinque Terre to Interlaken is to drive which takes 6 h 10 min and costs 65€ - 100€.

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 26 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 26 min to get from Cinque Terre to Interlaken, including transfers.