There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco to Interlaken by plane or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly San Francisco to Zurich, train  •  16 h

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

$385 - $1,333

Cheapest option

Fly San Francisco to Geneva, train  •  19 h 12 min

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

$380 - $1,098

5 alternative options

Fly San Francisco to Basel, train  •  18 h 12 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Basel (BSL) SFO - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

$479 - $1,408

Fly Oakland to Basel, train  •  18 h 56 min

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

$463 - $1,511

Fly San Francisco to Berne  •  17 h 42 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Berne (BRN) SFO - BRN

$735 - $2,258

Fly San Francisco to Frankfurt, train  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Frankfurt (FRA) SFO - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

$404 - $1,138

Fly San Francisco to Lugano, train  •  21 h 43 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Lugano (LUG) SFO - LUG
  2. Take the train from Lugano to Zürich HB
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$551 - $4,726

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Interlaken, Switzerland?

Lufthansa, Sky Work Airlines and 13 other airlines fly from San Francisco to Interlaken hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,700
Flights from San Francisco to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $6,000
Flights from San Francisco to Zurich via Newark
Ave. Duration
14 h 29 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $6,000
Flights from San Francisco to Zurich via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $6,000
Flights from San Francisco to Zurich via Toronto
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,400
Flights from San Francisco to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
13 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,800
Flights from San Francisco to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,800
Flights from San Francisco to Basel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $3,500
Flights from Oakland to Basel via Oslo, Munich
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from Oakland to Basel via Paris CDG, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from Oakland to Basel via Stockholm, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Oakland to Basel via Oslo, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $7,000
Flights from San Francisco to Geneva via Montreal
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,600
Flights from San Francisco to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,300 - $7,000
Flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $3,600
Flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $3,600
Flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt via Toronto
Ave. Duration
14 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,500
Flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt via Newark
Ave. Duration
14 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $3,600
Flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt via Calgary
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $6,000
Flights from San Francisco to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $6,000
Flights from San Francisco to Zurich via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $6,000
Flights from San Francisco to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
13 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,800
Flights from San Francisco to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,800
Flights from San Francisco to Basel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,800
Flights from Oakland to Basel via Oslo, Munich
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from Oakland to Basel via Paris CDG, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from Oakland to Basel via Stockholm, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Oakland to Basel via Oslo, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $7,000
Flights from San Francisco to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
13 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $7,000
Flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $3,600
Flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $3,500
Flights from San Francisco to Lugano via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $4,000
Flights from San Francisco to Lugano via Frankfurt, Zurich
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from San Francisco to Berne via Munich
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,900
Flights from San Francisco to Berne via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $4,200
Flights from San Francisco to Berne via Frankfurt, Basel
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,800
Flights from San Francisco to Berne via Minneapolis, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
15 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $3,000
Flights from San Francisco to Berne via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
Flights from San Francisco to Berne via Amsterdam, Basel
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$950 - $4,200
Flights from San Francisco to Berne via Seattle, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $3,000
Flights from San Francisco to Berne via Detroit, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $3,100
Flights from San Francisco to Berne via Helsinki, Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to Berne via Newark, Hamburg
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to Berne via Madrid, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,300
Flights from San Francisco to Berne via London Heathrow, Munich
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to Berne via Amsterdam, Munich
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,200
Flights from San Francisco to Berne via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Berne via Philadelphia, Munich
Ave. Duration
18 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $3,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,900
Flights from San Francisco to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
14 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $6,500
Flights from San Francisco to Zurich via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,300 - $6,500
Flights from San Francisco to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $6,500
Flights from Oakland to Basel via Salt Lake City, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
16 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $3,900
Flights from Oakland to Basel via Oslo, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $5,000
Flights from San Francisco to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,900
Flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from San Francisco to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
14 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $6,500
Flights from San Francisco to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $6,500
Flights from San Francisco to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,900
Flights from Oakland to Basel via Salt Lake City, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
16 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $3,900
Flights from Oakland to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Oakland to Basel via Paris CDG, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from Oakland to Basel via Oslo, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from San Francisco to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,700
Flights from San Francisco to Basel via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$3,500 - $7,500
Flights from San Francisco to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $7,000
Flights from San Francisco to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,300 - $7,000
Flights from San Francisco to Lugano via Zurich
Ave. Duration
13 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $4,800
Flights from San Francisco to Lugano via London Heathrow, Zurich
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to Zurich
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $6,000
Flights from San Francisco to Zurich via Toronto
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,400
Flights from San Francisco to Geneva via Montreal
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,600
Flights from San Francisco to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,300 - $7,000
Flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $3,600
Flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $3,600
Flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt via Toronto
Ave. Duration
14 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,500
Flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt via Calgary
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$950 - $5,000
Flights from San Francisco to Zurich via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,300 - $6,500
Flights from San Francisco to Basel via Madrid
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $3,800
Flights from San Francisco to Geneva via Madrid
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $6,500
Flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $4,000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from San Francisco to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,900
Flights from San Francisco to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $6,500
Flights from San Francisco to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,900
Flights from Oakland to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Oakland to Basel via Salt Lake City, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,400
Flights from Oakland to Basel via Paris CDG, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
13 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $5,000
Flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from San Francisco to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $3,800
Flights from San Francisco to Geneva via Dublin
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $4,100
Flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Oakland to Basel via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Flights from Oakland to Basel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,300
Flights from Oakland to Basel via Paris CDG, Nice
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Oakland to Basel via London Gatwick, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Oakland to Basel via Oslo, Munich
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from Oakland to Basel via Stockholm, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Oakland to Basel via Oslo, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Geneva via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,900
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Francisco to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$950 - $5,000
Flights from San Francisco to Basel via Madrid
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to Geneva via Madrid
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $6,500
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Geneva via Madrid
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $6,500
Flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $4,000
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from San Francisco to Geneva via Dublin
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $4,100
WOW air
Website
wowair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,500
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Bern
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$23 - $26
Standard
$23 - $35
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Francisco and Interlaken is 9400 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Interlaken is to fly and train which costs $380 - $1,400 and takes 16 h.

The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Interlaken is to fly and train which takes 16 h and costs $380 - $1,400.

It takes approximately 16 h to get from San Francisco to Interlaken, including transfers.