There are 5 ways to get from Interlaken to Ticino by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Bern  •  4 h 45 min

  1. 61 / ...
  2. 1 / ...
  3. 2 / ...

$104 - $198

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Ouibus
  2. 401

$45 - $76

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. 470
  2. 21 / ...

$88 - $143

Bus, train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. 162
  2. 59-Y / ...

$79 - $134

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. 145.1 miles

$30 - $45

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

You can take a train from Interlaken to Lugano via Bern and Zürich HB in around 4 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Interlaken to Lugano via Thun, Bahnhof, Thun, Bern, Bern, Hauptbahnhof, Bern, Neufeld P+R, Berne, Zurich, Lugano, and Lugano, Resega in around 7 h 9 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Göschenen to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Luzern to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Meiringen, Bahnhof to Göschenen, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Berne to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Interlaken and Ticino is 79 km. The road distance is 232 km.

The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to Ticino is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 45 and takes 2 h 44 min.

The quickest way to get from Interlaken to Ticino is to drive which takes 2 h 44 min and costs SFr 30 - SFr 45.

No, there is no direct train from Interlaken to Ticino. However, there are services departing from Interlaken West and arriving at Lugano via Bern and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Interlaken to Ticino, including transfers.