There are 10 ways to get from Florence to Grindelwald by train, bus, bus and ferry, 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 Brig  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Brig to Spiez 8 / ...

$109 - $175

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Firenze to Como
  2. Take the bus from Como to Interlaken, Interlaken West 417

$47 - $65

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Train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Thun Eurocity / ...

$96 - $175

Bus and ferry, bus  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Florence to Milano Lampugnano
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Interlaken, Interlaken West 417

$101 - $155

Drive  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Grindelwald 389.4 miles

$90 - $140

Fly Florence to Zurich, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Zurich (ZRH) FLR - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken Ost

$151 - $492

Fly Florence to Geneva, train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Geneva (GVA) FLR - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken Ost

$126 - $397

Train to Pisa, fly to Basel, train  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Basel (BSL) PSA - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken Ost

$114 - $479

Train to Venice, fly to Zurich, train  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Zurich (ZRH) VCE - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken Ost

$158 - $521

Fly Florence to Lugano, train  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Lugano (LUG) FLR - LUG
  2. Take the train from Lugano to Arth-Goldau
  3. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost

$191 - $614

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Grindelwald is to bus which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 11 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Grindelwald is to drive which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 6 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Firenze and arriving at Grindelwald, Bahnhof via Como and Interlaken West, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Grindelwald via Milano Centrale, Brig, Spiez and Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 51 min.

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The distance between Florence and Grindelwald is 404 km. The road distance is 623.1 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Grindelwald without a car is to train which takes 6 h 51 min and costs 90€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 51 min to get from Florence to Grindelwald, including transfers.

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Florence to Grindelwald bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, depart from Firenze station.

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Florence to Grindelwald train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Grindelwald is to train which takes 6 h 51 min and costs 90€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 11 h 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Grindelwald.
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  • Distance: 252.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 51 min

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Grindelwald, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Florence to Grindelwald via Milano Centrale, Brig, Spiez, and Interlaken Ost in around 6 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence to Grindelwald via Como, Como, Interlaken, Interlaken West, and Interlaken West, Bahnhof in around 11 h 23 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Florence to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Florence to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Florence to Lugano via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Florence to Lugano via Geneva, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Flights from Pisa to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Florence to Lugano via Frankfurt, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Florence to Lugano via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Pisa to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Lugano via Vienna, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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 Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$43 - $46
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$43 - $46
First
$68
Train from Milano Centrale to Thun
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Brig to Spiez
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
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 Ost
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $50
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
Train from Basel SBB to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia

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 Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
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
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Firenze to Como
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Como to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Florence to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it

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