There are 4 ways to get from Interlaken to Bern by train, night bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern Ice / ...

$24 - $45

3 alternative options

Night bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the night bus from Interlaken West, Bahnhof to Bern, Zytglogge M15

$25 - $40

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Interlaken to Bern 35.8 miles

$250 - $300

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Bern 35.8 miles

$7 - $11

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Interlaken West, Bahnhof and arriving at Bern, Zytglogge. This bus operates Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Interlaken West and arriving at Bern. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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The distance between Interlaken and Bern is 43 km. The road distance is 57.2 km.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Bern without a car is to train which takes 47 min and costs .

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The train from Interlaken West to Bern takes 47 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Interlaken to Bern bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Interlaken West, Bahnhof station.

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Interlaken to Bern train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Interlaken West station.

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Interlaken to Bern bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Bern, Zytglogge station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Interlaken to Bern is 57 km. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Interlaken to Bern.

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  • Distance: 26.7 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

What companies run services between Interlaken, Switzerland and Bern, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Interlaken to Bern hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $45 and the journey takes 47 min.

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

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Website
sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Night bus from Interlaken West, Bahnhof to Bern, Zytglogge
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
Taxi from Interlaken to Bern
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$250 - $300
Allround Taxi Moser André
Phone
+41 33 654 10 10
Website
allroundtaxi-spiez.ch
Oesch Taxi Thun
Phone
+41 33 222 22 22
Website
oeschtaxi.ch
Dorf-Taxi Spiez
Phone
+41 33 650 15 15
Website
dorftaxi-spiez.ch

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