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

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Train  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern 15 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken Ost 61 / ...
  3. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald

SFr 56 - SFr 102

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Bus, night bus  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Bern, Neufeld 700 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Bern, Bahnhof to Interlaken West, Bahnhof M15

SFr 43 - SFr 117

2 alternative options

Train via Fribourg  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Fribourg/Freiburg 15 / ...
  2. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Thun 1

SFr 76 - SFr 134

Drive  •  2h 2m

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Grindelwald 110.1 miles

SFr 22 - SFr 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 2h 2m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Lausanne to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Grindelwald, Bahnhof via Bern, Neufeld P+R, Bern, Bahnhof and Interlaken West, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 37m.

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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 3h 23m.

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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 3h 23m and costs SFr 55 - SFr 110.

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It takes approximately 3h 23m to get from Lausanne to Grindelwald, including transfers.

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Lausanne to Grindelwald bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Lausanne station.

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

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Lausanne to Grindelwald bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Interlaken West, Bahnhof station.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Grindelwald.
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  • Distance: 67.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 23m

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 3h 23m.

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 Lausanne to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 30
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 10
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lausanne to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn

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
51m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 16
Website
Deutsche Bahn
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Thun
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 50
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lausanne to Bern, Neufeld
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
Eurolines FR
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 5
Website
RegioJet
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Night bus from Bern, Bahnhof to Interlaken West, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 35
Website
Swiss PostAuto

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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 2h 2m to drive from Lausanne to Grindelwald.

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There are 1144+ hotels available in Grindelwald. Prices start at SFr 109 per night.

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