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There are 9 ways to get from Interlaken to Galway by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

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Train to Basel, fly to Shannon, bus

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Shannon (SNN)
  3. Take the bus from Shannon Airport, stop 609581 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041

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Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Dublin, train

  1. Take the train from Spiez to Gallarate
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Dublin (DUB)
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Shannon, bus

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Shannon (SNN)
  4. Take the bus from Shannon Airport, stop 609581 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041

Train to Basel, fly to Dublin, train

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Dublin (DUB)
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Dublin

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

Train, train to Geneva, fly to Dublin

  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)
  4. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

Train, bus, bus and ferry via Luthern

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern
  2. Take the bus from Lucerne to Deva
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Deva to Dublin
  4. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

Train, bus, bus and ferry

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the bus from Bern to Deva
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Deva to Dublin
  4. Take the bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Roscoff
  2. Take the car ferry from Roscoff to Cork Port
  3. Drive from Cork Port to Galway

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The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to Galway is to train and fly which costs SFr 110 - SFr 350 and takes 10h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Interlaken to Galway is to train and fly which costs SFr 110 - SFr 350 and takes 10h 36m.

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It is approximately 1408 km to get from Interlaken to Galway.

The best way to get from Interlaken to Galway without a car is to train and bus and bus and ferry via Luthern which takes 2 days 23h and costs SFr 250 - SFr 310.

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It takes approximately 11h 47m to get from Interlaken to Galway, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Basel Airport to Shannon Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 55m and has one stopover.

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Galway is 1h behind Interlaken. It is currently 4:07 AM in Interlaken and 3:07 AM in Galway.

Ryanair UK, Lufthansa, Aer Lingus and three other airlines offer flights from Basel Airport to Shannon Airport.

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There are 109+ hotels available in Galway. Prices start at €100 per night.

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Map of how to get from Interlaken to Galway.
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  • Distance: 1408.5 km
  • Duration: 11h 47m

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 Basel SBB, take the walk to Basel, Bahnhof SBB, take the line 50 bus to Basel EuroAirport, take the walk to Basel airport, fly to Shannon, take the walk to Shannon Airport, stop 609581, then take the bus to Galway. Alternatively, you can take the train to Bern, take the train to Zürich Flughafen, take the walk to Zurich airport, fly to Shannon, take the walk to Shannon Airport, stop 609581, then take the bus to Galway.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Basel to Shannon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €340
Flights from Basel to Shannon via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€80 - €380
Flights from Basel to Shannon via Bordeaux, Birmingham
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €270
Flights from Zurich to Shannon via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€7000 - €15000
Flights from Zurich to Shannon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €350
Flights from Zurich to Shannon via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €450
Flights from Zurich to Shannon via Corfu
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €380
Flights from Zurich to Shannon via Faro
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€210 - €500
Flights from Basel to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €410
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €400
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dublin via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€35 - €400
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €400
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dublin via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €400
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €400
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Basel to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €550
Flights from Zurich to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€380 - €1200
Flights from Basel to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €900
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €950
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €1200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €750
Flights from Basel to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €750
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €750
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €750
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €450
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €450
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €1300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €1300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €800
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €700
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €1500
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Zurich to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €350
Flights from Geneva to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €380
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €460
Flights from Geneva to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Dublin via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €500
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Basel to Shannon via London Heathrow, Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €900
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 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €100
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€45 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Spiez to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €95
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 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €26
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Website
SBB GmbH
Train from Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
SBB GmbH
Zentralbahn
Phone
+41 (0)58 668 80 00
Email
info@zentralbahn.ch
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Zentralbahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Bus operators
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Shannon Airport, stop 609581 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Bus Eireann
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Lucerne to Deva
Ave. Duration
19h 7m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€90
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
Matei Unitrans
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
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bern to Deva
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€65 - €85
Website
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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Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €21
Website
Citylink
Standard
€14 - €21
Web Fare
€12 - €18
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Temple Bar, Aston Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€15
Website
Aircoach
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
+353 21 427 7801
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.ie
Website
brittanyferries.ie
Car ferry from Roscoff to Cork Port
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Brittany Ferries

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