There are 5 ways to get from Rhine Falls to Grindelwald by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from Winterthur to Bern 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken Ost 61 / ...

SFr 71 - SFr 132

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Bus  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Schaffhausen to Luzern N42
  2. Take the bus from Luzern to Interlaken, Interlaken West 477 / ...

SFr 21 - SFr 29

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Train via Lucerne  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall to Zürich HB 12
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern 70 / ...
  3. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470

SFr 67 - SFr 112

Train via Lucerne #2  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the train from Winterthur to Luzern 2106 / ...
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470 / ...

SFr 69 - SFr 117

Drive  •  2h 28m

  1. Drive from Rhine Falls to Grindelwald 191 km

SFr 24 - SFr 35

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The cheapest way to get from Rhine Falls to Grindelwald is to bus which costs SFr 21 - SFr 29 and takes 6h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Rhine Falls to Grindelwald is to drive which costs SFr 24 - SFr 35 and takes 2h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rhine Falls to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Neuhausen, Zentrum and arriving at Grindelwald, Bahnhof via Schaffhausen, Luzern and Interlaken West, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rhine Falls to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall and arriving at Grindelwald via Winterthur, Bern and Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 29m.

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The distance between Rhine Falls and Grindelwald is 125 km. The road distance is 191 km.

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The best way to get from Rhine Falls to Grindelwald without a car is to train which takes 4h 29m and costs SFr 70 - SFr 140.

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It takes approximately 4h 29m to get from Rhine Falls to Grindelwald, including transfers.

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Rhine Falls to Grindelwald bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Schaffhausen station.

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

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The best way to get from Rhine Falls to Grindelwald is to train which takes 4h 29m and costs SFr 70 - SFr 140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 21 - SFr 29 and takes 6h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Rhine Falls to Grindelwald.
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  • Distance: 125.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 29m

What companies run services between Rhine Falls, Switzerland and Grindelwald, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Rhine Falls to Grindelwald via Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall, Winterthur, Bern, and Interlaken Ost in around 4h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rhine Falls to Grindelwald via Neuhausen, Zentrum, Schaffhausen, Bahnhof, Schaffhausen, Luzern, Interlaken, Interlaken West, and Interlaken West, Bahnhof in around 6h 43m.

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.

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Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Winterthur to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 30
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 28
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Winterthur to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 7
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 14
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Schaffhausen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Luzern to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 9
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Rhine Falls to Grindelwald bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Interlaken, Interlaken West station.

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Rhine Falls to Grindelwald train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Interlaken Ost station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rhine Falls to Grindelwald is 191 km. It takes approximately 2h 28m to drive from Rhine Falls to Grindelwald.

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There are 1186+ hotels available in Grindelwald. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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