There are 9 ways to get from Interlaken to Paris by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv

129€ - 196€

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Train, bus  •  9h 54m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Paris

79€ - 156€

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Night bus, bus  •  12h 44m

  1. Take the night bus from Interlaken West, Bahnhof to Bern, Bahnhof M15
  2. Take the bus from Bern to Paris, Paris N799

Drive  •  6h 34m

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Paris Gallieni 617.9 km

75€ - 110€

Train to Mulhouse, fly to Paris Orly  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Mulhouse (MLH) to Paris Orly (ORY) MLH - ORY

123€ - 414€

Train to Basel, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 15m

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

112€ - 391€

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Paris CDG (CDG) ZRH - CDG

118€ - 325€

Train, train to Geneva, fly to Paris CDG  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris CDG (CDG) GVA - CDG

118€ - 375€

Train, train to Geneva, fly to Paris Orly  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris Orly (ORY) GVA - ORY

114€ - 308€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to Paris is to drive which costs SFr 80 - SFr 120 and takes 6h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Interlaken to Paris is to train and fly which costs SFr 130 - SFr 450 and takes 5h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Interlaken to Paris. However, there are services departing from Interlaken West, Bahnhof and arriving at Paris, Paris via Bern, Hauptbahnhof and Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Interlaken to Paris. However, there are services departing from Interlaken West and arriving at Paris Gare De Lyon via Basel Sbb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 3m.

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The distance between Interlaken and Paris is 477 km. The road distance is 617.9 km.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Paris without a car is to train which takes 6h 3m and costs SFr 130 - SFr 210.

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It takes approximately 6h 3m to get from Interlaken to Paris, including transfers.

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Interlaken to Paris bus services, operated by STI Bus AG, depart from Interlaken West, Bahnhof station.

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

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The quickest flight from Mulhouse Airport to Paris Orly Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Interlaken to Paris.
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  • Distance: 476.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 3m

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

You can take a train from Interlaken to Paris Bercy via Basel SBB and Basel Sbb in around 6h 3m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Mulhouse to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 420€
Flights from Basel to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 300€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 200€
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 350€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 210€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 490€
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 440€
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 440€
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 200€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
410€ - 2500€
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 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 40€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
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 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 26€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel Sbb to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
80€ - 100€
1st Class
90€ - 110€
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Paris
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 70€
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eurolines.ch
STI Bus AG
Phone
+41 33 225 13 13
Email
https://www.stibus.ch/kundenservice/Kontakt.php#wEmpty
Website
stibus.ch
Night bus from Interlaken West, Bahnhof to Bern, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
STI Bus AG
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bern to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Interlaken to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris, Paris station.

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Interlaken to Paris train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Interlaken to Paris is 618 km. It takes approximately 6h 34m to drive from Interlaken to Paris.

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Air France offers flights from Mulhouse Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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There are 6627+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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