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There are 4 ways to get from Interlaken to Rust by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice / ...

$70 - $122

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Bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Freiburg 322

$15 - $25

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport to Europa-Park Ouibus

$60 - $104

Drive  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Rust 152 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to Rust is to bus which costs SFr 15 - SFr 26 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Interlaken to Rust is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Interlaken to Rust. However, there are services departing from Interlaken, Interlaken West and arriving at Rust via Freiburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between Interlaken and Rust is 176 km. The road distance is 243.2 km.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Rust without a car is to train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs SFr 65 - SFr 130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Interlaken to Rust, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Rust is to train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs SFr 65 - SFr 130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 15 - SFr 26 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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Interlaken to Rust bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Freiburg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Interlaken to Rust is 243 km. It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to drive from Interlaken to Rust.

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  • Distance: 110 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

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

You can take a train from Interlaken to Rust via Basel SBB, Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf, and Freiburg in around 4 h 24 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Interlaken to Rust 6 times a week. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 40 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.

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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $26
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel SBB to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
bahn.de
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 Basel Sbb to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Freiburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport to Europa-Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus

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