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There are 7 ways to get from Luxembourg to Interlaken by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Colmar
  2. Take the train from Colmar to Basel Sbb
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Bern
  2. Take the bus from Bern to Interlaken Station East

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Night bus, train

  1. Take the night bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

Drive

  1. Drive from Luxembourg to Interlaken

Fly to Zurich, train

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Zurich (ZRH)
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

Fly to Geneva, train

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

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Milan Malpensa (MXP)
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Spiez

Luxembourg to Interlaken by train

The train journey time between Luxembourg and Interlaken is around 6h 44m and covers a distance of around 505 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 38m. The fastest train normally takes 6h 16m. Operated by TGV inOui, SNCF, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Luxembourg to Interlaken train service departs from Luxembourg and arrives in Interlaken West. Typically 11 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
5h 5m
Layover time:
1h 38m
Total time:
6h 44m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
6h 16m
Train distance:
505 km
Trains per week:
11
Cheapest price:
SFr 118
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:06
Last train departs at:
10:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Luxembourg to Interlaken train schedules

Luxembourg → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from Luxembourg

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Luxembourg
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Luxembourg

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Luxembourg
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Considerations leaving from Luxembourg

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Luxembourg.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Interlaken is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Interlaken is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Interlaken is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Luxembourg from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 15 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Luxembourg to Interlaken is to bus which costs €29 - €40 and takes 7h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Luxembourg to Interlaken is to drive which costs €50 - €80 and takes 4h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Luxembourg to Interlaken station. However, there are services departing from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon and arriving at Interlaken Station East via Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Luxembourg to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Luxembourg and arriving at Interlaken West via Colmar and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 54m.

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The distance between Luxembourg and Interlaken is 350 km. The road distance is 477.9 km.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Interlaken without a car is to train which takes 5h 54m and costs €80 - €140.

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It takes approximately 5h 54m to get from Luxembourg to Interlaken, including transfers.

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Luxembourg to Interlaken bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon station.

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Luxembourg to Interlaken train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Luxembourg station.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Interlaken is to train which takes 5h 54m and costs €80 - €140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €29 - €40 and takes 7h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Luxembourg to Interlaken.
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  • Distance: 349.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 54m

What companies run services between Luxembourg and Interlaken, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Luxembourg to Interlaken via Colmar and Basel SBB in around 5h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Luxembourg to Interlaken via Bern in around 7h 50m.

Airlines
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 450
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 450
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 400
Flights from Luxembourg to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 430
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 210 - SFr 550
Flights from Luxembourg to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 410
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 50
Train operators
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 Luxembourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 55 - SFr 65
1st Class
SFr 55 - SFr 70
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Colmar to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 11 - SFr 17
Rail 1st Class
SFr 19 - SFr 28
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 Basel SBB to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 90
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 Basel Sbb to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 28
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 30
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 18
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Sbb
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 15
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Trenitalia EuroCity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Gallarate to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 120
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 45 - SFr 65
1st Class
SFr 85 - SFr 120
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Bern
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bern to Interlaken Station East
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Luxembourg to Interlaken bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Interlaken Station East.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Luxembourg to Interlaken is 478 km. It takes approximately 4h 55m to drive from Luxembourg to Interlaken.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Luxembourg Airport is to line 6 bus which takes 22 min and costs €2.

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