There are 10 ways to get from Hamburg to Interlaken by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Basel SBB  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Ice
  2. 61 / ...

$226 - $359

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 35 min

  1. 007 / ...
  2. 322

$57 - $96

8 alternative options

Train  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Ec

$240 - $390

Train Urlaubs-Express  •  14 h 10 min

  1. 61 / ...

$174 - $257

Drive  •  8 h 41 min

  1. 601.4 miles

$120 - $190

Fly to Basel, train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. HAM - BSL

$96 - $333

Fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. HAM - ZRH

$107 - $318

Fly to Berne, line 4 train, train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. HAM - BRN

$162 - $903

Fly to Geneva, train  •  7 h 42 min

  1. HAM - GVA

$112 - $303

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. HAM - MXP

$101 - $252

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Interlaken, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Hamburg to Interlaken via Basel SBB in around 8 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hamburg to Interlaken via Freiburg in around 15 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Hamburg to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Hamburg to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Hamburg to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Hamburg to Milan Malpensa via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Hamburg to Milan Malpensa via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Hamburg to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Hamburg to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $460
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Hamburg to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Hamburg to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
11 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$240 - $390
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
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
Train from Thun to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Lörrach Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 h 59 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Book at
buchung.urlaubs-express.de
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Belp to Thun
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hamburg and Interlaken is 781 km. The road distance is 962 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Interlaken is to bus which costs 45€ - 85€ and takes 15 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Interlaken is to fly and line 4 train and train which takes 5 h 52 min and costs 130€ - 800€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Interlaken West. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 11 h 13 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Hamburg to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Hamburg and arriving at Interlaken, Interlaken West via Freiburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 50 min to get from Hamburg to Interlaken, including transfers.