There are 12 ways to get from Rome to Interlaken 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  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Spiez Ec

SFr 98 - SFr 291

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Train via Domodossola  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Domodossola
  3. Take the train from Domodossola to Spiez Re / ...

SFr 87 - SFr 243

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Bus, train  •  13h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to Milano - Autostazione San Donato
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Domodossola
  3. Take the train from Domodossola to Muelenen Re / ...

SFr 99 - SFr 155

Bus  •  15h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Zurich 519
  2. Take the bus from Zürich Flughafen, Carterminal to Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof 64

Drive  •  8h 46m

  1. Drive from Rome to Interlaken 880 km

SFr 120 - SFr 190

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  6h 47m

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

SFr 95 - SFr 364

Fly to Basel, train  •  6h 56m

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

SFr 91 - SFr 398

Fly to Zurich, train  •  6h 45m

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

SFr 132 - SFr 503

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  7h 39m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Milan Linate (LIN) FCO - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Spiez

SFr 116 - SFr 366

Fly to Geneva, train  •  7h 49m

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

SFr 127 - SFr 433

Fly to Milan Bergamo, train  •  8h 1m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) FCO - BGY
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Spiez

SFr 112 - SFr 391

Fly to Turin, train  •  8h 36m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Turin (TRN) FCO - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Rho-Fiera Milano
  3. Take the train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Spiez

SFr 129 - SFr 556

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Interlaken is to bus and train which costs 90€ - 150€ and takes 13h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Interlaken is to fly and train which costs 120€ - 470€ and takes 6h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Interlaken West via Milano Centrale and Spiez. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 16m.

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The distance between Rome and Interlaken is 647 km. The road distance is 880 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Interlaken without a car is to train which takes 7h 16m and costs 90€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 7h 16m to get from Rome to Interlaken, including transfers.

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Rome to Interlaken train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Interlaken is to train which takes 7h 16m and costs 90€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15h 53m.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Rome to Interlaken train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Spiez station.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Interlaken.
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  • Distance: 647.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 16m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Interlaken, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Rome to Interlaken via Milano Centrale and Spiez in around 7h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rome to Interlaken via Zurich, Zürich HB, Zürich Flughafen, and Zürich Flughafen, Carterminal in around 15h 53m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 320
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 390
Flights from Rome to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 160
Flights from Rome to Milan Linate via Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 160
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 300
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 300
Flights from Rome to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 250
Flights from Rome to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 650
Flights from Rome to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 650
Flights from Rome to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 1100
Flights from Rome to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 1100
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 1300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 550
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 550
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 340
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 340
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 260
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 260
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Rome to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 700
Flights from Rome to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 1400
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 680 - SFr 710
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 470
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 130
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Base Standard
SFr 75 - SFr 110
Base Premium
SFr 90 - SFr 130
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Rho-Fiera Milano
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 14 - SFr 20
Base Standard
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Base Premium
SFr 35 - SFr 55
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 100
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Smart Low Cost
SFr 30 - SFr 50
Smart Flex
SFr 70 - SFr 100
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 Milano Centrale to Spiez
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 140
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 55 - SFr 75
1st Class
SFr 95 - SFr 140
Train from Domodossola to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 85
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 30 - SFr 45
1st Class
SFr 60 - SFr 85
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
Train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Spiez
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 130
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 50 - SFr 75
1st Class
SFr 95 - SFr 130
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 12
Website
Trenord
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Domodossola to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 80
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Train from Domodossola to Muelenen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
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 Domodossola to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 90
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 Basel Sbb to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 30
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 19
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 Basel Sbb to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 28
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Trenitalia

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 Torino Porta Susa to Rho-Fiera Milano
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 18 - SFr 20
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to Milano - Autostazione San Donato
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 35
Website
Baltour
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Rome to Milan - San Donato
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 38
Website
Marino Autolinee
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 Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
STI Bus AG
Phone
+41 33 225 13 13
Email
https://www.stibus.ch/kundenservice/Kontakt.php#wEmpty
Website
stibus.ch
Bus from Zürich Flughafen, Carterminal to Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
STI Bus AG

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Interlaken is 880 km. It takes approximately 8h 46m to drive from Rome to Interlaken.

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Ethiopian Airlines, Neos, Meridiana and Alitalia offer flights from Rome Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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There are 824+ hotels available in Interlaken. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 7€ - 35€.

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