There are 7 ways to get from Interlaken to French Riviera by train, bus 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.

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Train  •  10 h 53 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 Antibes Ec

$107 - $189

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Milan, Milan 417
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Nice Avenue Felix Faure

$63 - $97

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  14 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern 470
  2. Take the bus from Lucerne to Nice

$97 - $175

Train to Basel, fly  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Nice (NCE) BSL - NCE

$103 - $275

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  7 h 29 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 Nice (NCE) ZRH - NCE

$136 - $370

Train, train to Geneva, fly  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE

$121 - $275

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Nice (NCE) SXB - NCE

$145 - $409

Questions & Answers

The distance between Interlaken and French Riviera is 378 km.

The best way to get from Interlaken to French Riviera without a car is to train which takes 10 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 53 min to get from Interlaken to French Riviera, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to French Riviera is to train which takes 10 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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easyJet offers flights from Basel Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 2023+ hotels available in French Riviera. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Interlaken to French Riviera.
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  • Distance: 236 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 53 min

What companies run services between Interlaken, Switzerland and French Riviera, FR-93, France?

You can take a train from Interlaken to French Riviera via Spiez, Brig, Milano Centrale, Antibes, Ch. Du Puy, and Gare Routiere in around 10 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Interlaken to French Riviera via Milan, Milan, Milano Lampugnano, Nice Avenue Felix Faure, Nice Lycée Massena, Nice Aéroport Promenade, Nice Airport, Antibes, Ch. Du Puy, and Gare Routiere in around 13 h 7 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
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.

Contact Details
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 Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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
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 Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Spiez to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Antibes
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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

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 Interlaken, Interlaken West to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lucerne to Nice
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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