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Fly Prague to Basel, train  •  6h 23m

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

SFr 77 - SFr 221

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Bus  •  12h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Bern Neufeld 000259 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bern to Interlaken Station East 417

SFr 33 - SFr 44

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Fly Prague to Zurich, train  •  6h 32m

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

SFr 119 - SFr 310

Fly Prague to Geneva, train  •  7h 29m

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

SFr 119 - SFr 270

Fly Prague to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8h 6m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) PRG - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Spiez

SFr 96 - SFr 385

Bus to Dresden, fly to Zurich, train  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Zurich (ZRH) DRS - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

SFr 122 - SFr 594

Train  •  12h 47m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Muenchen Hbf 352 / ...
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Zuerich Hb Ec
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern Ic1 / ...
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West Ice / ...

SFr 102 - SFr 180

Bus, train  •  13h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Lucerne, Inseli Park RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost Ir

SFr 54 - SFr 78

Night train, train  •  17h 56m

  1. Take the night train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Zuerich Hb En
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern Ir
  3. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost Ir

SFr 224 - SFr 315

Drive  •  7h 37m

  1. Drive from Prague to Interlaken 859.1 km

SFr 100 - SFr 150

Prague to Interlaken by bus

The bus journey time between Prague and Interlaken is around 13h 35m and covers a distance of around 886 km. The fastest bus normally takes 13h 35m. Operated by Nobless Line, Tour Bus, RegioJet and others, the Prague to Interlaken bus service departs from Praha ÚAN Florenc and arrives in Interlaken Station East. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
13h 35m
Fastest bus time:
13h 35m
Buses per week:
4
Cheapest price:
SFr 60
Carbon emissions:
110 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
21:00
Last bus departs at:
21:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Prague to Interlaken bus schedules

Czech Republic → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from Czech Republic

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Czech Republic

  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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France: Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy, Pays de la Loire

This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Argentina, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Egypt, Georgia, India, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Netherlands, Paraguay, Seychelles, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden, Tanzania, United Kingdom and Uruguay
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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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 Czech Republic.

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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 Czech Republic from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 21 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Interlaken is to bus which costs 750 Kč - 1 100 Kč and takes 12h 10m.

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The fastest way to get from Prague to Interlaken is to fly and train which takes 6h 23m and costs 1 800 Kč - 5 500 Kč.

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No, there is no direct bus from Prague to Interlaken station. However, there are services departing from Praha ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Interlaken Station East via Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Interlaken West via Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36, Zürich HB and Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 47m.

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The distance between Prague and Interlaken is 614 km. The road distance is 859.1 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Interlaken without a car is to bus which takes 12h 10m and costs 750 Kč - 1 100 Kč.

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It takes approximately 6h 23m to get from Prague to Interlaken, including transfers.

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Prague to Interlaken bus services, operated by Nobless Line, depart from Praha ÚAN Florenc station.

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Prague to Interlaken train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Interlaken is to bus which takes 12h 10m and costs 750 Kč - 1 100 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 2 300 Kč - 4 300 Kč and takes 12h 47m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Interlaken.
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  • Distance: 614.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 23m

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Interlaken, Switzerland?

You can take a bus from Prague to Interlaken via Bern in around 12h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prague to Interlaken via Muenchen Hbf, Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36, Zürich HB, and Bern in around 12h 47m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 460
Flights from Prague to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 470
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 460
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 460
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 300
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 480
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 480
Flights from Dresden to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 290
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 420
Flights from Prague to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 270
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 270
Flights from Dresden to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Prague to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 180
Flights from Prague to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 190
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 170
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 490
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 360
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 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)
Train from Zürich HB to Bern
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 45
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 55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 29
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 22 - SFr 30
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 19
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.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
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 40
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
SFr 21 - SFr 26
Business
SFr 30 - SFr 35
1st Class
SFr 30 - SFr 36
Zentralbahn
Phone
+41 (0)58 668 80 00
Email
info@zentralbahn.ch
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
Zentralbahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
14h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 230
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 8
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 35
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Lucerne, Inseli Park
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 35
Website
RegioJet
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague to Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bern to Interlaken Station East
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 100
Website
Comati PSG
Nobless Line
Phone
+420 602 333 369
Email
noblessline@noblessline.cz
Website
noblessline.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Bern Neufeld
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 81
Schedules at
noblessline.cz
Tour Bus
Phone
+420 543 163 111
Email
objednavky@tourbus.cz
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Prague to Bern
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 85
Schedules at
tourbus.cz

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Prague to Interlaken bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Interlaken Station East.

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Prague 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 Prague to Interlaken is 859 km. It takes approximately 7h 37m to drive from Prague to Interlaken.

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easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Prague Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 258+ hotels available in Interlaken. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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