There are 14 ways to get from Interlaken to Greece by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

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 to Basel, fly to Thessaloniki  •  7 h 41 min

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

$169 - $391

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Train, train to Milan Bergamo, fly to Thessaloniki  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Spiez to Brig
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale
  3. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Thessaloniki (SKG) BGY - SKG

$86 - $387

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Train to Basel, fly to Irakleion  •  7 h 18 min

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

$207 - $590

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Thessaloniki  •  7 h 42 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 Thessaloniki (SKG) ZRH - SKG

$147 - $676

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Irakleion  •  7 h 15 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 Irakleion (HER) ZRH - HER

$165 - $675

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Athens  •  7 h 56 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 Athens (ATH) ZRH - ATH

$149 - $413

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly to Athens  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Spiez to Domodossola
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Athens (ATH) MXP - ATH

$131 - $362

Bus, bus and ferry  •  27 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Milan, Milan 417
  2. Take the bus from Milano to Bologna 421 / ...
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Ioannina
  4. Take the bus from Ioannina to Athens

$200 - $297

Train, bus and ferry  •  29 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern 470
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Luzern to Bologna
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
  4. Take the train from Larissa to Athens

$227 - $330

Drive, carferry  •  30 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Ancona
  2. Take the carferry from Ancona to Patras
  3. Drive from Patras to Athens

$216 - $510

Train, bus  •  42 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern 470
  2. Take the bus from Luzern to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Athens Karaiskaki sq

$190 - $261

Bus, car ferry  •  44 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Venice, Venice 417
  2. Take the car ferry from Venezia to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

$154 - $405

Train  •  45 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Beograd En
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  5. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$231 - $418

Drive  •  24 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Athens 1516.8 miles

$360 - $550

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Interlaken to Greece. However, there are services departing from Interlaken, Interlaken West and arriving at Αγ.Γεωργιοσ via Milano, Stazione Centrale, Bologna, Ioannina and Σταθ.Υπερασ.Λεωφ.Κηφισου. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Interlaken to Greece. However, there are services departing from Interlaken West and arriving at Athens via Bern, Zürich HB, Beograd and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 h 46 min.

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The distance between Interlaken and Greece is 1431 km. The road distance is 2426.9 km.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Greece without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 27 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 41 min to get from Interlaken to Greece, including transfers.

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Interlaken to Greece bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Interlaken, Interlaken West station.

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Interlaken to Greece train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Interlaken West station.

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Interlaken to Greece bus services, operated by KTEL Ioanninon, arrive at Athens station.

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Greece is 1 h ahead of Interlaken. It is currently 12:04 AM in Interlaken and 1:04 AM in Greece.

Map of how to get from Interlaken to Greece.
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  • Distance: 894.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 41 min

What companies run services between Interlaken, Switzerland and Greece?

You can take a train from Interlaken to Athens via Bern, Zürich HB, Beograd, and Thessaloniki in around 45 h 46 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Basel to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Basel to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Basel to Irakleion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Zurich to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $980
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Basel to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Basel to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $2,100
Flights from Zurich to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $2,100
Flights from Zurich to Thessaloniki via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $2,100
Flights from Zurich to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Zurich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Basel to Thessaloniki via Venice
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Basel to Thessaloniki via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zurich to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
Flights from Zurich to Irakleion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Basel to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Irakleion via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Germania Flug AG
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Zurich to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $320
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 Interlaken West to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
47 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
Train from Spiez to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Spiez to Brig
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Beograd
Ave. Duration
20 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Spiez to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Spiez to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
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
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Larissa to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
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Raileurope.com
Second Class
$19 - $25
First Class
$23 - $35
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Domodossola to Malpensa Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
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.

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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
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Milano to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
12 h 13 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
Ave. Duration
14 h 4 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Luzern to Bologna
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
eurolines.ch
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Luzern to Skopje
Ave. Duration
27 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Schedules at
ms.mk
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Athens Karaiskaki sq
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Ferry operators
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Ancona to Patras
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$77 - $80
Airplane economy seats
$91 - $94
2-berth outside
$190 - $230
3-berth outside shower
$170 - $200
Grimaldi Lines
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Ancona to Patras
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$97 - $98
Aircraft-type seats
$111 - $115
2 bed inside cabin
$292 - $296
3 bed outside cabin
$250 - $300
Car ferry from Venezia to Patras
Ave. Duration
31 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$98 - $99
Aircraft-type seats
$118 - $120
2 bed inside cabin
$311 - $314
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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