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

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Train  •  2 h 50 min

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

$70 - $130

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Bus  •  3 h 35 min

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

$13 - $22

2 alternative options

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

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

$75 - $141

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  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 3 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Interlaken is to drive which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 17 min.

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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 every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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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 Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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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 2 h 50 min and costs 60€ - 110€.

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The train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Interlaken West takes 2 h 50 min 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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Map of how to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Interlaken.
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  • Distance: 91.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

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 $70 - $130 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Freiburg im Breisgau to Interlaken once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min.

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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
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
39 min
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
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $100
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
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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