There are 7 ways to get from Interlaken to Bologna by train, bus, bus and ferry, 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  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Spiez to Brig 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr

$75 - $142

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Milan, Milan 417
  2. Take the bus from Milano to Bologna 120R / ...

$34 - $60

5 alternative options

Train, bus and ferry  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern 470
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Luzern to Bologna

$68 - $93

Drive  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Bologna 326.1 miles

$75 - $120

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Florence  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Florence (FLR) ZRH - FLR
  4. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le

$156 - $506

Train to Basel, fly to Venice, train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Venice (VCE) BSL - VCE
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le

$128 - $488

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Venice  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE
  4. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le

$141 - $493

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to Bologna is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 60 and takes 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Interlaken to Bologna is to train which costs SFr 75 - SFr 150 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The distance between Interlaken and Bologna is 364 km. The road distance is 521.7 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Interlaken to Bologna, including transfers.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Interlaken to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Interlaken West and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Spiez, Brig and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Interlaken, Switzerland and Bologna, Italy?

You can take a train from Interlaken to Bologna via Spiez, Brig, and Milano Centrale in around 5 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Interlaken to Bologna via Milan, Milan and Milano in around 8 h.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Spiez to Brig
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Milano to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
saj.it
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Luzern to Bologna
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
eurolines.ch

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