There are 12 ways to get from London to Interlaken by train, bus, car, car ferry 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 via Strasbourg  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$242 - $507

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Bus  •  22 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Interlaken, Interlaken West 322

$70 - $107

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Train  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$236 - $467

Bus, train  •  21 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Basel
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$153 - $244

Drive, carferry  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Interlaken

$151 - $230

Fly London Heathrow to Basel, train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Basel (BSL) LHR - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

$130 - $367

Fly London Gatwick to Basel, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Basel (BSL) LGW - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

$99 - $345

Fly London City to Zurich, train  •  6 h 37 min

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

$138 - $450

Fly London Heathrow to Zurich, train  •  6 h 30 min

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

$151 - $392

Fly London Stansted to Basel, train  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Basel (BSL) STN - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

$96 - $345

Fly London City to Geneva, train  •  7 h 28 min

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

$138 - $365

Train to London Luton, fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Zurich (ZRH) LTN - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$116 - $328

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London station to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Interlaken, Interlaken West via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Interlaken West via Paris Est, Strasbourg and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 48 min.

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The distance between London and Interlaken is 494 miles.

The best way to get from London to Interlaken without a car is to train which takes 8 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 48 min to get from London to Interlaken, including transfers.

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London to Interlaken bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Interlaken train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Interlaken is to train which takes 8 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 22 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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

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Map of how to get from London to Interlaken.
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  • Distance: 493.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 48 min

What companies run services between London, England and Interlaken, Switzerland?

You can take a train from London to Interlaken via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Est, Strasbourg, and Basel SBB in around 8 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Interlaken via Frankfurt and Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station in around 22 h 15 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from London City to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from London City to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from London Gatwick to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from London Gatwick to Basel via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from London Stansted to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from London Luton to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from London City to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from London City to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from London City to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from London City to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $220
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Train operators
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Basel SBB to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Basel
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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More Questions & Answers

Interlaken is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 5:05 AM in London and 6:05 AM in Interlaken.

London to Interlaken train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Interlaken West station.

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Air France, KLM, British Airways and Lufthansa offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 1019+ hotels available in Interlaken. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs .

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