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There are 6 ways to get from Genoa to Interlaken by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Brig to Spiez 8 / ...

$102 - $148

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Bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Milan, Milan 500 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Interlaken, Interlaken West 417

$24 - $44

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Train via Genova Brignole  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Brig to Spiez 8 / ...

$83 - $131

Bus, train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Genova - Stazione Marittima to Brig
  2. Take the train from Brig to Spiez 8 / ...

$86 - $139

Drive  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Genoa to Interlaken 276.5 miles

$65 - $100

Train, fly  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH
  4. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  5. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$169 - $440

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The cheapest way to get from Genoa to Interlaken is to bus which costs 20€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Genoa to Interlaken is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Genoa to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Genoa, Genoa and arriving at Interlaken, Interlaken West via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Genoa to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Genova Piazza Principe and arriving at Interlaken West via Milano Centrale, Brig and Spiez. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 43 min.

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The distance between Genoa and Interlaken is 267 km. The road distance is 442.4 km.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Interlaken without a car is to train which takes 5 h 43 min and costs 85€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Genoa to Interlaken, including transfers.

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Genoa to Interlaken bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Genoa, Genoa station.

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Genoa to Interlaken train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Genova Piazza Principe station.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Interlaken is to train which takes 5 h 43 min and costs 85€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Genoa to Interlaken.
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  • Distance: 167.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 43 min

What companies run services between Genoa, Italy and Interlaken, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Genoa to Interlaken via Milano Centrale, Brig, and Spiez in around 5 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Genoa to Interlaken via Milan, Milan in around 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Train operators
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 Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$43 - $46
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$43 - $46
First
$66
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 West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
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
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 Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Bus operators
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Genova - Stazione Marittima to Brig
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Genoa to Milan
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Genoa to Interlaken train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Spiez station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Genoa to Interlaken is 442 km. It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to drive from Genoa to Interlaken.

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Swiss offers flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zurich Airport.

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Book your Genoa to Interlaken bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1001+ hotels available in Interlaken. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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