There are 10 ways to get from Edinburgh to Interlaken by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Basel, train  •  7 h 20 min

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

$93 - $276

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Fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 28 min

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

$154 - $351

Fly to Geneva, train  •  8 h 25 min

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

$129 - $341

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9 h 49 min

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

$123 - $303

Train via Strasbourg  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  5. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West 61 / ...

$300 - $610

Train  •  14 h

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Bern Tgv
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$283 - $530

Train, bus  •  22 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  4. Take the bus from Paris Disneyland to Basel
  5. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West 61 / ...

$320 - $698

Bus  •  32 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
  3. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Berne Rj

$103 - $175

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  16 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Interlaken

$378 - $480

Drive, car ferry  •  16 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Interlaken

$230 - $344

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Interlaken is to bus which costs £75 - £140 and takes 32 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Interlaken is to fly and train which costs £70 - £210 and takes 7 h 20 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Interlaken is 801 miles.

It takes approximately 7 h 20 min to get from Edinburgh to Interlaken, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Interlaken West via London St. Pancras International, Paris Est, Strasbourg and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 34 min.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Interlaken, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Interlaken via London Kings Cross, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Est, Strasbourg, and Basel SBB in around 13 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Interlaken via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Lyon - Perrache Bus station, Berne, Bern, Neufeld P+R, Bern, Bahnhof, Bern, Thun, and Thun, Bahnhof in around 32 h 37 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Basel
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Basel via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Basel via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Zurich via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Edinburgh to Zurich via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Edinburgh to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $430
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Edinburgh to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to Zurich via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Edinburgh to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Zurich via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
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 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $250
Premier
$190 - $280
Train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $270
Premier
$200 - $310
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Bern
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $240
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Paris Disneyland to Basel
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Berne
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Bern
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Lyon, de Perrache - Galerie C to Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Ferry operators

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