There are 3 ways to get from Interlaken to Engelberg by train, night bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern 470
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Engelberg 8-Y

$47 - $63

2 alternative options

Night bus, taxi  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the night bus from Interlaken, Kursaal to Meiringen, Bahnhof M42
  2. Take a taxi from Meiringen, Bahnhof to Engelberg

$276 - $337

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Engelberg 53.7 miles

$11 - $17

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No, there is no direct train from Interlaken to Engelberg. However, there are services departing from Interlaken Ost and arriving at Engelberg via Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 14 min.

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The distance between Interlaken and Engelberg is 44 km. The road distance is 85.9 km.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Engelberg without a car is to train which takes 3 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Interlaken to Engelberg, including transfers.

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Interlaken to Engelberg train services, operated by Zentralbahn, depart from Interlaken Ost station.

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Interlaken to Engelberg train services, operated by Zentralbahn, arrive at Engelberg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Interlaken to Engelberg is 86 km. It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to drive from Interlaken to Engelberg.

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There are 423+ hotels available in Engelberg. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Interlaken to Engelberg.
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  • Distance: 27.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

What companies run services between Interlaken, Switzerland and Engelberg, Obwalden, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Interlaken to Engelberg via Luzern in around 3 h 14 min.

Train operators
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
Train from Luzern to Engelberg
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Bernmobil
Website
bernmobil.ch
Night bus from Interlaken, Kursaal to Meiringen, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bernmobil.ch
Other operators
Taxi from Meiringen, Bahnhof to Engelberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Estimated price
$270 - $330

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