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There are 3 ways to get from Grindelwald to University of Freiburg by train or car

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Train via Basel  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice / ...

54€ - 102€

2 alternative options

Train  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice / ...

65€ - 120€

Drive  •  2h 32m

  1. Drive from Grindelwald to University of Freiburg 234.8 km

25€ - 40€

Switzerland → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Switzerland

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Switzerland

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
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  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in University of Freiburg is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in University of Freiburg is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in University of Freiburg is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from Germany.

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Last updated: 19 Jan 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Grindelwald to University of Freiburg is to drive which costs SFr 27 - SFr 40 and takes 2h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Grindelwald to University of Freiburg is to drive which costs SFr 27 - SFr 40 and takes 2h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Grindelwald to University of Freiburg. However, there are services departing from Grindelwald and arriving at Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf via Interlaken Ost and Basel Sbb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 15m.

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The distance between Grindelwald and University of Freiburg is 153 km. The road distance is 234.8 km.

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The best way to get from Grindelwald to University of Freiburg without a car is to train via Basel which takes 4h 15m and costs SFr 55 - SFr 110.

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It takes approximately 4h 15m to get from Grindelwald to University of Freiburg, including transfers.

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Grindelwald to University of Freiburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Interlaken Ost station.

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Grindelwald to University of Freiburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grindelwald to University of Freiburg is 235 km. It takes approximately 2h 32m to drive from Grindelwald to University of Freiburg.

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There are 627+ hotels available in University of Freiburg. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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  • Distance: 153 km
  • Duration: 4h 15m

What companies run services between Grindelwald, Switzerland and University of Freiburg, Germany?

You can take a train from Grindelwald to University of Freiburg via Interlaken Ost, Basel SBB, Basel Sbb, and Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf in around 4h 15m.

Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Interlaken Ost to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Interlaken Ost to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Interlaken Ost to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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