There are 5 ways to get from Kreuzlingen to Grindelwald by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the train from Kreuzlingen to Zürich Flughafen 75 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern 8 / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken Ost 61 / ...

SFr 77 - SFr 176

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Bus  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Constance, Constance Döbeleplatz to Zurich 006 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Luzern 506 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Luzern to Interlaken, Interlaken West 477 / ...

SFr 24 - SFr 32

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Train via Lucerne  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Kreuzlingen to Luzern 2106 / ...
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470 / ...

SFr 78 - SFr 129

Train via Lucerne #2  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the train from Kreuzlingen Hafen to Herisau Re
  2. Take the train from Herisau to Luzern 2-Y
  3. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470

Drive  •  2h 34m

  1. Drive from Kreuzlingen to Grindelwald 208.7 km

SFr 26 - SFr 40

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The cheapest way to get from Kreuzlingen to Grindelwald is to bus which costs SFr 24 - SFr 35 and takes 6h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Kreuzlingen to Grindelwald is to drive which costs SFr 26 - SFr 40 and takes 2h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kreuzlingen to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Constance, Constance Döbeleplatz and arriving at Grindelwald, Bahnhof via Zurich, Luzern and Interlaken West, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kreuzlingen to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Kreuzlingen and arriving at Grindelwald via Zürich Flughafen, Bern and Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 40m.

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The distance between Kreuzlingen and Grindelwald is 143 km. The road distance is 208.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kreuzlingen to Grindelwald without a car is to train which takes 4h 40m and costs SFr 75 - SFr 180.

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It takes approximately 4h 40m to get from Kreuzlingen to Grindelwald, including transfers.

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Kreuzlingen to Grindelwald bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Constance, Constance Döbeleplatz station.

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Kreuzlingen to Grindelwald train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Kreuzlingen station.

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The best way to get from Kreuzlingen to Grindelwald is to train which takes 4h 40m and costs SFr 75 - SFr 180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 24 - SFr 35 and takes 6h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Kreuzlingen to Grindelwald.
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  • Distance: 142.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 40m

What companies run services between Kreuzlingen, Switzerland and Grindelwald, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Kreuzlingen to Grindelwald via Zürich Flughafen, Bern, and Interlaken Ost in around 4h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kreuzlingen to Grindelwald via Zurich, Luzern, Interlaken, Interlaken West, and Interlaken West, Bahnhof in around 6h 32m.

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 Kreuzlingen to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Kreuzlingen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Kreuzlingen to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 17
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Kreuzlingen Hafen to Herisau
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 11
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 19
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Zentralbahn
Phone
+41 (0)58 668 80 00
Email
info@zentralbahn.ch
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
Zentralbahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Herisau to Luzern
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Constance, Constance Döbeleplatz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Luzern to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 9
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Kreuzlingen to Grindelwald bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Interlaken, Interlaken West station.

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Kreuzlingen to Grindelwald train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Interlaken Ost station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kreuzlingen to Grindelwald is 209 km. It takes approximately 2h 34m to drive from Kreuzlingen to Grindelwald.

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There are 1122+ hotels available in Grindelwald. Prices start at SFr 100 per night.

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