There are 5 ways to get from Grenoble to Interlaken by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Genève
  2. Take the train from Genève to Bern 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$100 - $175

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Bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble to Fribourg 1921
  2. Take the bus from Fribourg to Interlaken, Interlaken West 417

$28 - $46

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Annecy
  2. Take the bus from Annecy to Fribourg Poya
  3. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg Poya to Thun 1

$84 - $125

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Grenoble to Interlaken 225.3 miles

$45 - $70

Train, fly  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Genève
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$158 - $324

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No, there is no direct bus from Grenoble to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Interlaken, Interlaken West via Fribourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Grenoble to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Interlaken West via Genève and Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 27 min.

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The distance between Grenoble and Interlaken is 236 km. The road distance is 360.5 km.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Interlaken without a car is to train which takes 5 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Grenoble to Interlaken, including transfers.

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

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Grenoble to Interlaken train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Grenoble station.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Interlaken is to train which takes 5 h 27 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Grenoble to Interlaken.
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  • Distance: 147.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 27 min

What companies run services between Grenoble, France and Interlaken, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Grenoble to Interlaken via Genève and Bern in around 5 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grenoble to Interlaken via Fribourg in around 8 h 30 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Grenoble to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Grenoble to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
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 Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
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
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg Poya to Thun
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bls.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Grenoble to Fribourg
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Fribourg to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Annecy to Fribourg Poya
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Book at
eurolines.ch

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Grenoble to Interlaken is 360 km. It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to drive from Grenoble to Interlaken.

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Royal Jordanian and Swiss offer flights from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 1019+ hotels available in Interlaken. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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