There are 3 ways to get from Interlaken to Chiasso by bus, train 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.

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Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Como 417

$25 - $43

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Train  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Spiez to Brig 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso

$57 - $113

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Chiasso 160.1 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to Chiasso is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Interlaken to Chiasso is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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The distance between Interlaken and Chiasso is 130 km. The road distance is 256.1 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Interlaken to Chiasso, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Interlaken to Chiasso. However, there are services departing from Interlaken West and arriving at Chiasso via Spiez, Brig and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 7 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Interlaken to Chiasso.
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  • Distance: 81.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Interlaken to Chiasso once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Interlaken to Chiasso via Spiez, Brig, and Milano Centrale in around 5 h 7 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 Brig
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Como
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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