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There are 9 ways to get from Interlaken to French Riviera by train, bus 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  •  11h 2m

  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 Antibes Ec

$107 - $189

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Bus  •  12h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Milan, Milan 417
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Nice, Nice N508 / ...

$52 - $87

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Train via Ventimiglia  •  11h 30m

  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 Ventimiglia Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Antibes Ec

$83 - $205

Train, bus  •  14h 37m

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

$97 - $175

Train to Basel, fly  •  7h 28m

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

$103 - $274

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nice (NCE) ZRH - NCE

$136 - $370

Train, train to Geneva, fly  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE

$121 - $270

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Nice (NCE) SXB - NCE

$145 - $408

Train, train to Lyon, fly  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève
  3. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  4. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE

$160 - $457

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to French Riviera is to bus which costs SFr 50 - SFr 90 and takes 12h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Interlaken to French Riviera is to train and fly which costs SFr 130 - SFr 370 and takes 7h 24m.

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The distance between Interlaken and French Riviera is 378 km.

The best way to get from Interlaken to French Riviera without a car is to train which takes 11h 2m and costs SFr 100 - SFr 190.

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It takes approximately 11h 2m to get from Interlaken to French Riviera, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to French Riviera is to train which takes 11h 2m and costs SFr 100 - SFr 190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 50 - SFr 90 and takes 12h 47m.

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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easyJet offers flights from Basel Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 1999+ hotels available in French Riviera. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Interlaken to French Riviera.
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  • Distance: 236 miles
  • Duration: 11h 2m

What companies run services between Interlaken, Switzerland and French Riviera, FR-93, France?

You can take a train from Interlaken to French Riviera via Spiez, Brig, Milano Centrale, Antibes, Diables Bleus, and Gare Routiere in around 11h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Interlaken to French Riviera via Milan, Milan, Nice, Nice, Aéroport T.2, Aéroport T.1, Nice Airport, Antibes, Ch. Du Puy, and Gare Routiere in around 12h 47m.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
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
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Spiez to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bls.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
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Antibes
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Antibes
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $26
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 Ventimiglia(fr)
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Ventimiglia to Antibes
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Antibes
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $29
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Antibes
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
thello.com
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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.

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 Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

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