There are 4 ways to get from Lausanne to Grindelwald by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken Ost Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald

$58 - $109

Cheapest option

Bus, line 21 bus  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld RegioJet
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Thun, Bahnhof to Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof 21

$43 - $75

2 alternative options

Train, line 21 bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Fribourg/Freiburg 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Thun 1
  3. Take the line 21 bus from Thun, Bahnhof to Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof 21

$86 - $140

Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Grindelwald 110.1 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Grindelwald is to drive which costs SFr 22 - SFr 35 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Grindelwald is to drive which costs SFr 22 - SFr 35 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Grindelwald via Bern and Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 17 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Grindelwald is 108 km. The road distance is 176.1 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Grindelwald without a car is to train which takes 3 h 17 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to get from Lausanne to Grindelwald, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Grindelwald is to train which takes 3 h 17 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 110. Alternatively, you can bus and line 21 bus, which costs SFr 40 - SFr 75 and takes 4 h 52 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Grindelwald is 176 km. It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to drive from Lausanne to Grindelwald.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Grindelwald.
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  • Distance: 67.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 17 min

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

You can take a train from Lausanne to Grindelwald via Bern and Interlaken Ost in around 3 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lausanne to Grindelwald via Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld, Bern, Neufeld P+R, Bern, Bahnhof, Bern, Thun, Thun, Bahnhof, Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof, and Interlaken Ost in around 4 h 52 min.

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 Lausanne to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Thun
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Thun, Bahnhof to Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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