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

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Train via Bern  •  3h

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen 4 / ...

$67 - $126

3 alternative options

Line 21 bus, train  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the line 21 bus from Interlaken, Jungfraustrasse to Thun, Bahnhof 21
  2. Take the train from Thun to Zürich HB 8
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen 4 / ...

$74 - $128

Train  •  3h 52m

  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 Schaffhausen 4 / ...

$68 - $111

Drive  •  2h 9m

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Schaffhausen 108.1 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to Schaffhausen is to drive which costs SFr 22 - SFr 35 and takes 2h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Interlaken to Schaffhausen is to drive which costs SFr 22 - SFr 35 and takes 2h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Interlaken to Schaffhausen. However, there are services departing from Interlaken West and arriving at Schaffhausen via Bern and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h.

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The distance between Interlaken and Schaffhausen is 127 km. The road distance is 172.9 km.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Schaffhausen without a car is to train which takes 3h and costs SFr 65 - SFr 130.

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It takes approximately 3h to get from Interlaken to Schaffhausen, including transfers.

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

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Interlaken to Schaffhausen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Schaffhausen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Interlaken to Schaffhausen is 173 km. It takes approximately 2h 9m to drive from Interlaken to Schaffhausen.

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There are 214+ hotels available in Schaffhausen. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Interlaken to Schaffhausen.
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  • Distance: 79.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h

What companies run services between Interlaken, Switzerland and Schaffhausen, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Interlaken to Schaffhausen via Bern and Zürich HB in around 3h.

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 Bern
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Thun to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Interlaken, Jungfraustrasse to Thun, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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