There are 2 ways to get from Interlaken to Ascona by train or car

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Train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Spiez to Domodossola Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Domodossola to Locarno S. Antonio Express / ...

$40 - $115

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Ascona 142.8 miles

$29 - $45

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No, there is no direct train from Interlaken to Ascona. However, there are services departing from Interlaken West and arriving at Locarno S. Antonio via Spiez and Domodossola. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 14 min.

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The distance between Interlaken and Ascona is 91 km. The road distance is 228.4 km.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Ascona without a car is to train which takes 4 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Interlaken to Ascona, including transfers.

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

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Interlaken to Ascona train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Locarno S. Antonio station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Interlaken to Ascona is 228 km. It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to drive from Interlaken to Ascona.

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There are 1839+ hotels available in Ascona. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Interlaken to Ascona.
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  • Distance: 57.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from Interlaken to Ascona via Spiez and Domodossola in around 4 h 14 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 Spiez to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Domodossola to Locarno S. Antonio
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Spiez to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia

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 Domodossola to Locarno S. Antonio
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com

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