There are 8 ways to get from Innsbruck to Interlaken by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Bern  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zürich HB Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$111 - $194

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Bus  •  8 h 45 min

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

$30 - $50

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Train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zürich HB Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern 70
  3. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470

$108 - $180

Bus, train  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Innsbruck to St. Gallen
  2. Take the train from St. Gallen to Luzern 2-Y
  3. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470

Drive  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Innsbruck to Interlaken 237.9 miles

$45 - $75

Fly Innsbruck to Zurich, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Innsbruck (INN) to Zurich (ZRH) INN - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$141 - $495

Train to Munich, fly to Basel, train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Basel (BSL) MUC - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

$157 - $398

Train to Munich, fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Zurich (ZRH) MUC - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$193 - $483

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No, there is no direct bus from Innsbruck to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße and arriving at Interlaken, Interlaken West via Fribourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Innsbruck to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Innsbruck Hbf and arriving at Interlaken West via Zürich HB and Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 51 min.

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The distance between Innsbruck and Interlaken is 276 km. The road distance is 380.6 km.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Interlaken without a car is to train which takes 5 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Innsbruck to Interlaken, including transfers.

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

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Innsbruck to Interlaken train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Innsbruck Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Interlaken is to train which takes 5 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Innsbruck Airport to Zurich Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Innsbruck to Interlaken.
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  • Distance: 172.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 51 min

What companies run services between Innsbruck, Austria and Interlaken, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Innsbruck to Interlaken via Zürich HB and Bern in around 5 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Innsbruck to Interlaken via Fribourg in around 8 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Zurich via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Zurich via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Innsbruck to Zurich via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Zurich via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
cd.cz
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 Zürich HB to Bern
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
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 HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $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 Basel SBB to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.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 Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Fribourg
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
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 Innsbruck to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Innsbruck 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 Innsbruck to Interlaken is 381 km. It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to drive from Innsbruck to Interlaken.

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Lufthansa, Transavia Holland, Eurowings and five other airlines offer flights from Innsbruck Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 1019+ hotels available in Interlaken. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Innsbruck Airport is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs .

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