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

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Train via Karlsruhe Hbf  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to München Hbf Ic / ...

$158 - $263

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Bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Freiburg 322
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Munich, Munich central bus station 001

$32 - $56

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Train  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern 470
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB 70
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to München Hbf Ec

$135 - $228

Train, night bus  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern 470
  2. Take the train from Luzern to St. Gallen 1-Y
  3. Take the night bus from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse to Munich, ZOB

Drive  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Munich 273.8 miles

$55 - $85

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  4 h 59 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 Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC

$162 - $436

Train to Basel, fly  •  6 h 2 min

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

$129 - $351

Train, train to Geneva, fly  •  7 h 13 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 Munich (MUC) GVA - MUC

$117 - $291

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No, there is no direct bus from Interlaken to Munich station. However, there are services departing from Interlaken, Interlaken West and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station via Freiburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Interlaken to Munich. However, there are services departing from Interlaken West and arriving at München Hbf via Basel SBB and Karlsruhe Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 8 min.

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The distance between Interlaken and Munich is 323 km. The road distance is 438 km.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Munich without a car is to train which takes 8 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 8 min to get from Interlaken to Munich, including transfers.

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Interlaken to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Interlaken, Interlaken West station.

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

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Munich is to train which takes 8 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Interlaken to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Munich, Munich central bus station.

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Map of how to get from Interlaken to Munich.
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  • Distance: 201.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 8 min

What companies run services between Interlaken, Switzerland and Munich, Germany?

You can take a train from Interlaken to Munich via Basel SBB and Karlsruhe Hbf in around 8 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Interlaken to Munich via Freiburg in around 9 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Basel to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
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 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 Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $140
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
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
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
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from Luzern to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Night bus from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse to Munich, ZOB
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
regiojet.com
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 Freiburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Interlaken to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at München Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Interlaken to Munich is 438 km. It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to drive from Interlaken to Munich.

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FlexFlight ApS, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Munich Airport.

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