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There are 8 ways to get from Munich to Bernese Highlands by train, bus, car 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 Bern  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$140 - $239

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Bus, train  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Munich, ZOB to Lucerne, Inseli Park RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470

$43 - $63

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Train  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Thun 8 / ...

$143 - $239

Bus  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Bern 106

$51 - $87

Drive  •  4h 41m

  1. Drive from Munich to Bernese Highlands 275.6 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Basel, train  •  5h 57m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Basel (BSL) MUC - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

$115 - $342

Fly to Zurich, train  •  5h 53m

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

$151 - $427

Fly to Geneva, train  •  8h 15m

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

$106 - $277

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Bernese Highlands is to bus and train which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 8h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Bernese Highlands is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 4h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Bernese Highlands. However, there are services departing from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) and arriving at Interlaken West via Zürich HB and Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 29m.

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The distance between Munich and Bernese Highlands is 325 km. The road distance is 440.9 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Bernese Highlands without a car is to train which takes 6h 29m and costs 120€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 6h 29m to get from Munich to Bernese Highlands, including transfers.

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Munich to Bernese Highlands train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Bernese Highlands is to train which takes 6h 29m and costs 120€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 80€ and takes 8h 17m.

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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

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Map of how to get from Munich to Bernese Highlands.
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  • Distance: 203.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 29m

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Bernese Highlands, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Munich to Bernese Highlands via Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai), Zürich HB, Bern, and Interlaken West in around 6h 29m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich to Bernese Highlands 5 times a week. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 6h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Train operators
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 München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
bahn.de
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 Zürich HB to Bern
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Thun
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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 Munich, Munich central bus station to Bern
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Munich, ZOB to Lucerne, Inseli Park
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
regiojet.com

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Bernese Highlands is 441 km. It takes approximately 4h 41m to drive from Munich to Bernese Highlands.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Munich Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 1097+ hotels available in Bernese Highlands. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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