There are 13 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Interlaken by train, 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  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Basel SBB ICE International
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West 61 / ...

$157 - $246

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 361 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Interlaken, Interlaken West 322

$42 - $72

11 alternative options

Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West 61 / ...

$170 - $280

Train #2  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Interlaken West Ec

$170 - $280

Train, drive  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice
  2. Drive from Bietigheim-Bissingen to Interlaken

$138 - $202

Drive  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Interlaken 421.2 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Dusseldorf to Basel, train  •  6 h 10 min

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

$107 - $301

Fly Dusseldorf to Zurich, train  •  6 h 3 min

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

$107 - $258

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Basel, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

$170 - $437

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Zurich (ZRH) CGN - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$124 - $324

Fly Dusseldorf to Geneva, train  •  7 h 30 min

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

$109 - $275

Fly Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen, train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) DUS - FDH
  2. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Schaffhausen
  3. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Zürich HB
  4. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern
  5. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$177 - $558

Fly Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8 h 24 min

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

$105 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Interlaken is to bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 12 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Interlaken is to train and fly which costs 140€ - 380€ and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Interlaken is 511 km. The road distance is 674 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 45 min to get from Düsseldorf to Interlaken, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Düsseldorf to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Interlaken, Interlaken West via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at Interlaken West. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 7 h 24 min.

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What companies run services between Düsseldorf, Germany and Interlaken, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Düsseldorf to Interlaken via Basel SBB in around 6 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Düsseldorf to Interlaken via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station in around 12 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Train operators
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 Dusseldorf Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $280
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
bahn.de
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
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 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Schaffhausen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $40
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
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
bahn.de
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
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Once 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 Düsseldorf to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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