There are 7 ways to get from Interlaken to Frankfurt am Main 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  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$120 - $220

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Bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 322

$29 - $50

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Train via Basel SBB  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$118 - $203

Train, bus  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern 470
  2. Take the bus from Lucerne to Frankfurt Ouibus

$49 - $68

Drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Frankfurt am Main 298.8 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Basel, fly  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BSL - FRA

$137 - $384

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  5 h 48 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 Frankfurt (FRA) ZRH - FRA

$160 - $399

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs SFr 28 - SFr 50 and takes 7 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Interlaken to Frankfurt am Main is to drive which costs SFr 60 - SFr 95 and takes 4 h 24 min.

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The distance between Interlaken and Frankfurt am Main is 386 km. The road distance is 478.1 km.

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The train from Interlaken West to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf takes 5 h 3 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Interlaken, Interlaken West and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Interlaken West and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 3 min.

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Interlaken to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Interlaken Ost station.

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Map of how to get from Interlaken to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 241.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 3 min

What companies run services between Interlaken, Switzerland and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Interlaken to Frankfurt am Main 3 times a day. Tickets cost $120 - $220 and the journey takes 5 h 3 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Interlaken to Frankfurt am Main once daily. Tickets cost $29 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken West to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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 Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
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
Bus operators
FlixBus
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lucerne to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus

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