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There are 9 ways to get from Interlaken to Chimay by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  10h 37m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg Ter
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Champagne-Ardenne Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Champagne-Ardenne to Charleville Mezieres Ter
  5. Take the train from Charleville Mezieres to Anor Ter

138€ - 255€

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Train, bus  •  14h 15m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Liege
  3. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid Ic
  4. Take the bus from CHARLEROI Sud to CHIMAY Gare Quai 08 W03

Bus  •  15h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken East to Bern 417
  2. Take the bus from Bern to Brussels, Brussels-North station
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Charleroi, Charleroi Sud 818
  4. Take the bus from CHARLEROI Sud to CHIMAY Gare Quai 08 W03

Drive  •  6h 46m

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Chimay 670.2 km

70€ - 110€

Train to Basel, fly to Brussels, train, bus  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Brussels (BRU) BSL - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid
  4. Take the bus from CHARLEROI Sud to CHIMAY Gare Quai 08

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Brussels, bus  •  9h 7m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Brussels (BRU) ZRH - BRU
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid
  5. Take the bus from CHARLEROI Sud to CHIMAY Gare Quai 08

Train, train to Geneva, fly to Brussels, bus  •  9h 57m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Brussels (BRU) GVA - BRU
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid
  5. Take the bus from CHARLEROI Sud to CHIMAY Gare Quai 08

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Brussels, train, bus  •  11h 6m

  1. Take the train from Spiez to Gallarate
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Brussels (BRU) MXP - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid
  4. Take the bus from CHARLEROI Sud to CHIMAY Gare Quai 08

Train to Milan Bergamo, fly to Charleroi, bus  •  11h 14m

  1. Take the train from Spiez to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Charleroi (CRL) BGY - CRL
  3. Take the bus from CHARLEROI Sud to CHIMAY Gare Quai 08

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Chimay is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Chimay is mandatory.

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The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to Chimay is to drive which costs SFr 75 - SFr 120 and takes 6h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Interlaken to Chimay is to drive which costs SFr 75 - SFr 120 and takes 6h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Interlaken to Chimay. However, there are services departing from Interlaken, Interlaken East and arriving at CHIMAY Gare Quai 08 via Bern, Brussels, Brussels-North station and CHARLEROI Sud. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 4m.

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The distance between Interlaken and Chimay is 456 km. The road distance is 670.2 km.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Chimay without a car is to train and bus which takes 14h 15m and costs .

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It takes approximately 10h 37m to get from Interlaken to Chimay, including transfers.

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Interlaken to Chimay bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Interlaken, Interlaken East station.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Chimay is to train which takes 10h 37m and costs SFr 140 - SFr 280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15h 4m.

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Interlaken to Chimay bus services, operated by TEC Charleroi, arrive at CHIMAY Gare Quai 08 station.

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Map of how to get from Interlaken to Chimay.
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  • Distance: 456.2 km
  • Duration: 10h 37m

What companies run services between Interlaken, Switzerland and Chimay, Belgium?

You can take a train from Interlaken to Chimay via Basel SBB, Basel Sbb, Strasbourg, Champagne-Ardenne, Charleville Mezieres, and Anor in around 10h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Interlaken to Chimay via Bern, Brussels, Brussels-North station, Charleroi, Charleroi Sud, and CHARLEROI Sud in around 15h 4m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 340€
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 380€
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 250€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 310€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 310€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 160€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
20€ - 75€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 270€
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 310€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 40€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Spiez to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Spiez to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Interlaken West to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 26€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Champagne-Ardenne
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 65€
1st Class
55€ - 70€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Champagne-Ardenne
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
35€ - 55€
Rail 1st Class
45€ - 70€
Train from Champagne-Ardenne to Charleville Mezieres
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 30€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
Rail 1st Class
21€ - 30€
Train from Charleville Mezieres to Anor
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 24€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Rail 1st Class
16€ - 24€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
15€ - 22€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
1st Class
10€ - 15€
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Liege
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Book at
eurolines.ch
TEC Charleroi
Phone
+32 71 23 41 15
Email
info.bw@letec.be
Website
letec.be
Bus from CHARLEROI Sud to CHIMAY Gare Quai 08
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
TEC Charleroi
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Interlaken, Interlaken East to Bern
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bern to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Charleroi, Charleroi Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Interlaken to Chimay is 670 km. It takes approximately 6h 46m to drive from Interlaken to Chimay.

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