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There are 4 ways to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Interlaken by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Interlaken West Ec / ...

$65 - $120

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Bus  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg to Interlaken, Interlaken West 322

$12 - $22

2 alternative options

Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$70 - $134

Drive  •  2h 17m

  1. Drive from Freiburg im Breisgau to Interlaken 135 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Interlaken is to bus which costs 11€ - 19€ and takes 3h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Interlaken is to drive which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 2h 17m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Freiburg and arriving at Interlaken, Interlaken West. Services depart once daily, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf and arriving at Interlaken West. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 50m.

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The distance between Freiburg im Breisgau and Interlaken is 146 km. The road distance is 216 km.

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The best way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Interlaken without a car is to train which takes 2h 50m and costs 55€ - 110€.

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The train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Interlaken West takes 2h 50m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Freiburg im Breisgau to Interlaken bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Freiburg station.

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Freiburg im Breisgau to Interlaken train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Interlaken is to train which takes 2h 50m and costs 55€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 11€ - 19€ and takes 3h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Interlaken.
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  • Distance: 91.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 50m

What companies run services between Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany and Interlaken, Switzerland?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Freiburg im Breisgau to Interlaken 5 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $120 and the journey takes 2h 50m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Freiburg im Breisgau to Interlaken once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $22 and the journey takes 3h 40m.

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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
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 Freiburg to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
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 Basel SBB to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Freiburg to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Freiburg im Breisgau to Interlaken bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Interlaken, Interlaken West station.

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Freiburg im Breisgau to Interlaken train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Interlaken West station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Freiburg im Breisgau to Interlaken is 216 km. It takes approximately 2h 17m to drive from Freiburg im Breisgau to Interlaken.

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