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

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  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Zürich HB 1 / ...

$54 - $103

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Interlaken Ost Bahnhof to Zürich

$21 - $60

3 alternative options

Train Zentralbahn  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern 470
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB 70

$55 - $88

Line 21 bus, bus  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 21 bus from Interlaken West, Bahnhof to Thun, Bahnhof 21
  2. Take the bus from Berne to Zurich Ouibus

$32 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Zürich 76.8 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to Zürich is to drive which costs SFr 16 - SFr 24 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Interlaken to Zürich is to drive which takes 1 h 36 min and costs SFr 16 - SFr 24.

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The distance between Interlaken and Zürich is 92 km. The road distance is 123 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to get from Interlaken to Zürich, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Interlaken to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Interlaken West and arriving at Zürich HB via Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

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

You can take a train from Interlaken to Zürich via Bern in around 2 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Interlaken to Zürich via Thun, Bahnhof, Thun, Bern, Bern, Hauptbahnhof, Bern, Neufeld P+R, and Berne in around 3 h 16 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 Luzern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
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 Interlaken West, Bahnhof to Thun, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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
PurpleBus
Phone
+41 44 558 26 56
Email
company@purplebus.ch
Website
purplebus.ch
Shuttle from Interlaken Ost Bahnhof to Zürich
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Schedules at
purplebus.ch
GA fare
$21 - $25
Normal
$50 - $60

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