There are 8 ways to get from Interlaken to Zell am See by train, bus, car or plane

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

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Train via Bern  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Zell am See Ec

$119 - $213

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Munich, Munich central bus station 106
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...
  3. Take the train from Golling-Abtenau to Zell am See Rex

$47 - $78

6 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 31 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 Zell am See Ec

$121 - $198

Train, bus  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern 470
  2. Take the bus from Lucerne to Zurich
  3. Take the bus from Zürich to Innsbruck
  4. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zell am See Ic / ...

$85 - $122

Drive  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Zell am See 324.9 miles

$65 - $100

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  9 h 26 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
  4. Take the train from München Hbf to Wörgl Hbf
  5. Take the train from Wörgl Hbf to Zell am See

$201 - $501

Fly from Berne, train  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Berne (BRN) to Munich (MUC) BRN - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Wörgl Hbf
  3. Take the train from Wörgl Hbf to Zell am See

$201 - $726

Train to Basel, fly, train  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Munich (MUC) BSL - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Wörgl Hbf
  4. Take the train from Wörgl Hbf to Zell am See

$168 - $416

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to Zell am See is to bus and train which costs SFr 45 - SFr 80 and takes 13 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Interlaken to Zell am See is to drive which costs SFr 65 - SFr 100 and takes 6 h 21 min.

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The distance between Interlaken and Zell am See is 381 km. The road distance is 519.9 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 38 min to get from Interlaken to Zell am See, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Interlaken to Zell am See. However, there are services departing from Interlaken West and arriving at Zell am See via Bern and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 38 min.

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What companies run services between Interlaken, Switzerland and Zell am See, Austria?

You can take a train from Interlaken to Zell am See via Bern and Zürich HB in around 8 h 38 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 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
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
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Berne to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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
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 Zell am See
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
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
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 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
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
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zell am See
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Golling-Abtenau to Zell am See
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wörgl Hbf to Zell am See
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
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 München Hbf to Wörgl Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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 Lucerne to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Book at
eurolines.ch
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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