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There are 4 ways to get from Interlaken to Milan by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the train from Spiez to Milano Centrale Ec

64€ - 131€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken East to Milan, Milan 417

19€ - 23€

2 alternative options

Train via Domodossola  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the train from Spiez to Domodossola Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Domodossola to Milano Centrale Re_4

45€ - 107€

Drive  •  3h 33m

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Milan 307.8 km

40€ - 60€

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The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to Milan is to bus which costs SFr 20 - SFr 25 and takes 5h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Interlaken to Milan is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 65 and takes 3h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Interlaken to Milan. However, there are services departing from Interlaken West and arriving at Milano Centrale via Spiez. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 52m.

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The distance between Interlaken and Milan is 170 km. The road distance is 307.8 km.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Milan without a car is to train which takes 3h 52m and costs SFr 65 - SFr 140.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from Interlaken to Milan, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Milan is to train which takes 3h 52m and costs SFr 65 - SFr 140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 20 - SFr 25 and takes 5h 29m.

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Interlaken to Milan train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Milano Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Interlaken to Milan is 308 km. It takes approximately 3h 33m to drive from Interlaken to Milan.

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  • Distance: 170.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 52m

What companies run services between Interlaken, Switzerland and Milan, Italy?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Spiez to Milano Centrale 3 times a day. Tickets cost 55€ - 110€ and the journey takes 2h 35m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Interlaken, Interlaken East to Milan, Milan 4 times a day. Tickets cost 17€ - 21€ and the journey takes 5h 10m.

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 Spiez to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Spiez to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 50€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Spiez to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Domodossola to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Website
Trenord
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Interlaken, Interlaken East to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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