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There are 8 ways to get from Interlaken to Galway by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

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Train to Zurich, fly to Shannon, bus  •  10h 16m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Shannon (SNN) ZRH - SNN
  3. Take the bus from Shannon Airport to Galway Bus Station

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Train to Basel, fly to Shannon, bus  •  11h 25m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel Sbb
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Shannon (SNN) BSL - SNN
  3. Take the bus from Shannon Airport to Galway Bus Station

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Train to Zurich, fly to Dublin, train  •  10h 1m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Dublin (DUB) ZRH - DUB
  3. Take the train from Dublin Heuston to Galway

Train, train to Geneva, fly to Shannon, bus  •  11h 19m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Shannon (SNN) GVA - SNN
  4. Take the bus from Shannon Airport to Galway Bus Station

Train, train to Geneva, fly to Dublin  •  10h 59m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Dublin (DUB) GVA - DUB
  4. Take the train from Dublin Heuston to Galway

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 21h

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof to Luzern, Inseliquai/Bahnhof 183
  2. Take the bus from Lucerne to Deva
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Deva to Dublin
  4. Take the bus from Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Stn 761 / ...

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  3 days 0h

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bern to Deva
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Deva to Dublin
  4. Take the bus from Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Stn 761 / ...

Drive, car ferry  •  31h 17m

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Cherbourg
  2. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Rosslare
  3. Drive from Rosslare to Galway

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The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to Galway is to train and fly and bus which costs SFr 95 - SFr 360 and takes 11h 25m.

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The fastest way to get from Interlaken to Galway is to train and fly which takes 10h 1m and costs SFr 160 - SFr 390.

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No, there is no direct bus from Interlaken to Galway. However, there are services departing from Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof and arriving at Galway Coach Stn via Lucerne, Deva, Holles Street and Crampton Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 21h.

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The distance between Interlaken and Galway is 1408 km.

The best way to get from Interlaken to Galway without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 2 days 21h and costs SFr 200 - SFr 290.

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It takes approximately 10h 16m to get from Interlaken to Galway, including transfers.

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Interlaken to Galway bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof station.

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There is no direct flight from Zurich Airport to Shannon Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h and has one stopover.

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Interlaken to Galway bus services, operated by Citylink, arrive at Galway Coach Stn station.

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Galway is 1h behind Interlaken. It is currently 7:39 PM in Interlaken and 6:39 PM in Galway.

Map of how to get from Interlaken to Galway.
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  • Distance: 1408.5 km
  • Duration: 10h 16m

What companies run services between Interlaken, Switzerland and Galway, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Interlaken to Galway. However, you can take the train to Zürich Flughafen, take the walk to Zurich airport, fly to Shannon, take the walk to Shannon Airport, then take the bus to Galway. Alternatively, you can take the train to Basel Sbb, take the walk to Basel, Bahnhof SBB, take the line 50 bus to Basel Euroairport, Abflug, take the walk to Basel airport, fly to Shannon, take the walk to Shannon Airport, then take the bus to Galway.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Flights from Basel to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €400
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Flights from Geneva to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €370
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €800
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €800
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Zurich to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €440
Flights from Zurich to Shannon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €330
Flights from Zurich to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €290
Flights from Geneva to Shannon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €340
Flights from Geneva to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €470
Flights from Geneva to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Zurich to Shannon via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Flights from Basel to Shannon via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €370
Flights from Basel to Shannon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €330
Flights from Basel to Shannon via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€75 - €310
Flights from Basel to Shannon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €460
Flights from Geneva to Shannon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €260
Flights from Geneva to Shannon via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €400
Flights from Geneva to Shannon via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €400
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Flights from Geneva to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €800
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €370
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €500
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Zurich to Shannon via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Flights from Geneva to Shannon via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €270
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €430
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Phone
+41 848 44 66 88
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken West to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
https://www.sbb.ch/en/home.html
Train from Interlaken West to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €100
Website
https://www.sbb.ch/en/home.html
Train from Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €45
Website
https://www.sbb.ch/en/home.html
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
https://www.sbb.ch/en/home.html
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Interlaken West to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22 - €30
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Schedules at
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Schedules at
sbb-deutschland.de
Bus operators
Bus Éireann
Phone
+353 1 836 6111
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Shannon Airport to Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
https://www.buseireann.ie/
Expressway
Phone
0818 836611
Website
expressway.ie
Bus from Shannon Airport to Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
https://www.expressway.ie/
Schedules at
https://www.expressway.ie/routes-and-timetables
Book at
https://www.expressway.ie/journey-search
Standard
€13 - €19
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof to Luzern, Inseliquai/Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bern to Deva
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€110 - €170
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Lucerne to Deva
Ave. Duration
19h 7m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€65 - €110
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
Matei Unitrans
Phone
+40 730 250 062
Email
bistrita@mateiunitrans.ro
Website
mateiunitrans.ro
Bus and ferry from Deva to Dublin
Ave. Duration
44h 34m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€120 - €150
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Stn
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €24
Website
https://www.citylink.ie/
Web Fare
€15 - €21
On Bus
€17 - €24
Aircoach
Phone
+353 0 1 844 7118
Email
info@aircoach.ie
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Aston Quay to Galway Coach Stn
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
https://www.aircoach.ie/
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Rosslare
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€50 - €200
Book at
Brittany Ferries
Adult
€50 - €65
Car
€130 - €200

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