There are 5 ways to get from Interlaken to Bern by train, bus, night bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  49 min

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

$25 - $45

4 alternative options

Line 21 bus, train  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 21 bus from Interlaken West, Bahnhof to Thun, Bahnhof 21
  2. Take the train from Thun to Bern 8 / ...

$28 - $51

Night bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the night bus from Interlaken West, Bahnhof to Bern, Zytglogge M15

$26 - $40

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Interlaken to Bern 35.8 miles

$260 - $320

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Bern 35.8 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to Bern is to drive which costs SFr 7 - SFr 11 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Interlaken to Bern is to taxi which costs SFr 250 - SFr 300 and takes 43 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Interlaken West, Bahnhof and arriving at Bern, Zytglogge. This bus operates Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Interlaken West and arriving at Bern. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

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The distance between Interlaken and Bern is 43 km. The road distance is 57.2 km.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Bern without a car is to train which takes 49 min and costs SFr 24 - SFr 45.

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The train from Interlaken West to Bern takes 49 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Interlaken to Bern bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Interlaken West, Bahnhof station.

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  • Distance: 26.7 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Interlaken to Bern hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $45 and the journey takes 49 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 Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Thun to Bern
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Thun to Bern
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
bls.ch
Schedules 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
$11 - $16
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night bus from Interlaken West, Bahnhof to Bern, Zytglogge
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
Taxi from Interlaken to Bern
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$260 - $320
Allround Taxi Moser André
Phone
+41 33 654 10 10
Website
allroundtaxi-spiez.ch
Oesch Taxi Thun
Phone
+41 33 222 22 22
Website
oeschtaxi.ch
Dorf-Taxi Spiez
Phone
+41 33 650 15 15
Website
dorftaxi-spiez.ch

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