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There are 9 ways to get from Florence to Lauterbrunnen 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.

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Train via Brig  •  6 h 44 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 / ...

$87 - $165

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Bus  •  11 h 8 min

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

$43 - $61

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Train  •  6 h 59 min

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

$93 - $164

Bus and ferry, bus  •  11 h 9 min

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

$97 - $143

Drive  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Lauterbrunnen 385.5 miles

$90 - $140

Fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 52 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

$143 - $484

Fly to Basel, train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Basel (BSL) FLR - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken Ost

$157 - $539

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9 h 30 min

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

$183 - $448

Fly to Geneva, train  •  7 h 49 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

$123 - $384

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Lauterbrunnen is to bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 11 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Lauterbrunnen is to drive which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 6 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Lauterbrunnen. However, there are services departing from Firenze and arriving at Lauterbrunnen, Bahnhof via Como and Interlaken West, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Lauterbrunnen. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Lauterbrunnen via Milano Centrale, Brig, Spiez and Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 44 min.

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The distance between Florence and Lauterbrunnen is 408 km. The road distance is 616.8 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Lauterbrunnen without a car is to train which takes 6 h 44 min and costs 75€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Florence to Lauterbrunnen, including transfers.

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

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Florence to Lauterbrunnen 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 Lauterbrunnen is to train which takes 6 h 44 min and costs 75€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 11 h 8 min.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Lauterbrunnen.
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  • Distance: 254.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from Florence to Lauterbrunnen via Milano Centrale, Brig, Spiez, and Interlaken Ost in around 6 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence to Lauterbrunnen via Como, Como, Interlaken, Interlaken West, and Interlaken West, Bahnhof in around 11 h 8 min.

Airlines
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 Florence to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Florence to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Flights from Florence to Basel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $270
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 Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Florence to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Florence to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Florence to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
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 - $55
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Thun
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Gallarate to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
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
$25 - $45
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 Ost
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
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
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Brig to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bls.ch
Schedules 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 - $30
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
$15 - $26
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
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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The quickest flight from Florence Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Florence to Lauterbrunnen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Interlaken, Interlaken West station.

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Florence to Lauterbrunnen train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Thun station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Lauterbrunnen is 617 km. It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to drive from Florence to Lauterbrunnen.

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Air Dolomiti, Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Florence Airport to Zurich Airport.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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