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There are 7 ways to get from Interlaken to Lourdes by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Gare de l'Est  •  12 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Lourdes Tgv

$312 - $430

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Bus  •  24 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Freiburg 322
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Basel, Basel central station 207 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Basel to Tarbes

$104 - $186

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Train  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulouse-Matabiau Tgv
  5. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lourdes Ic

$216 - $323

Train, bus  •  20 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Thun to Fribourg/Freiburg 1
  2. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Genève 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Genève to Lyon-Perrache
  4. Take the bus from Lyon to Tarbes

$156 - $253

Drive  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Lourdes 666.5 miles

$140 - $210

Train to Mulhouse, fly to Lourdes/Tarbes  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Mulhouse (MLH) to Lourdes/Tarbes (LDE) MLH - LDE

$159 - $602

Train to Basel, fly to Toulouse, train  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Toulouse (TLS) BSL - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lourdes

$142 - $404

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The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to Lourdes is to drive which costs SFr 140 - SFr 210 and takes 9 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Interlaken to Lourdes is to train and fly which costs SFr 150 - SFr 600 and takes 7 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Interlaken to Lourdes. However, there are services departing from Interlaken, Interlaken West and arriving at Lourdes - Gare SNCF via Freiburg, Basel and Tarbes - Gare SNCF. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Interlaken to Lourdes. However, there are services departing from Interlaken West and arriving at Lourdes via Bern, Genève, Lyon Part Dieu and Toulouse-Matabiau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 50 min.

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The distance between Interlaken and Lourdes is 739 km. The road distance is 1066.4 km.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Lourdes without a car is to train which takes 12 h 21 min and costs SFr 310 - SFr 430.

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It takes approximately 12 h 21 min to get from Interlaken to Lourdes, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Lourdes is to train which takes 12 h 21 min and costs SFr 310 - SFr 430. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 100 - SFr 190 and takes 24 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Interlaken to Lourdes.
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  • Distance: 461.9 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 21 min

What companies run services between Interlaken, Switzerland and Lourdes, France?

You can take a train from Interlaken to Lourdes via Basel SBB, Strasbourg, Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 12 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Interlaken to Lourdes via Freiburg, Basel, Basel central station, Basel, Tarbes, and Tarbes - Gare SNCF in around 24 h 37 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Mulhouse to Lourdes/Tarbes via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Basel to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Mulhouse to Lourdes/Tarbes via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
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 Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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 Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon-Perrache
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $32
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Strasbourg to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
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 Toulouse-Matabiau to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Thun to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Tarbes
Ave. Duration
11 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
isilines.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 Freiburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Tarbes
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Book at
eurolines.ch

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There is no direct flight from Mulhouse Airport to Lourdes/Tarbes Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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Interlaken to Lourdes bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Tarbes station.

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Interlaken to Lourdes train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Lourdes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Interlaken to Lourdes is 1066 km. It takes approximately 9 h 58 min to drive from Interlaken to Lourdes.

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Air France and Hop! offer flights from Mulhouse Airport to Lourdes/Tarbes Airport.

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There are 633+ hotels available in Lourdes. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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