There are 6 ways to get from Sestri Levante to Interlaken by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the train from Sestri Levante to Milano Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Spiez Ec

SFr 64 - SFr 155

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Train, bus  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the train from Sestri Levante to Genova P.Za Principe Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Milan, Milan 798 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Interlaken, Interlaken West 477 / ...

SFr 33 - SFr 69

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Train via Domodossola  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the train from Sestri Levante to Milano Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Domodossola Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Domodossola to Spiez 6 / ...

SFr 57 - SFr 180

Bus  •  9h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Genoa Marittima to Lucerne Inselquai Savona-Genua-Bern
  2. Take the bus from Luzern to Interlaken, Interlaken West 477 / ...

SFr 50 - SFr 69

Drive  •  5h 18m

  1. Drive from Sestri Levante to Interlaken 485.1 km

SFr 70 - SFr 110

Train, fly  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the train from Sestri Levante to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH
  4. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  5. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

SFr 148 - SFr 439

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The cheapest way to get from Sestri Levante to Interlaken is to train and bus which costs 30€ - 65€ and takes 10h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Sestri Levante to Interlaken is to drive which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 5h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sestri Levante to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Sestri Levante and arriving at Interlaken, Interlaken West via Fiume/Xx Settembre, Genoa Marittima and Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sestri Levante to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Sestri Levante and arriving at Interlaken West via Milano Centrale and Spiez. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 31m.

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The distance between Sestri Levante and Interlaken is 294 km. The road distance is 485.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sestri Levante to Interlaken without a car is to train which takes 6h 31m and costs 55€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 6h 31m to get from Sestri Levante to Interlaken, including transfers.

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Sestri Levante to Interlaken bus services, operated by ExpressBus, depart from Genoa Marittima station.

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Sestri Levante to Interlaken train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Sestri Levante station.

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The best way to get from Sestri Levante to Interlaken is to train which takes 6h 31m and costs 55€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 9h 47m.

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  • Distance: 293.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 31m

What companies run services between Sestri Levante, Italy and Interlaken, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Sestri Levante to Interlaken via Milano Centrale and Spiez in around 6h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sestri Levante to Interlaken via Genoa Piazza della Vittoria, Fiume/Xx Settembre, Marittima/Principe Fs, Genoa Marittima, Lucerne Inselquai, and Luzern in around 9h 47m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 700
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Sestri Levante to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 40
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
SFr 10 - SFr 13
Base 2nd Class
SFr 22 - SFr 27
Base 1st Class
SFr 35 - SFr 39
Train from Sestri Levante to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 22
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
SFr 6 - SFr 8
Base 2nd Class
SFr 11 - SFr 13
Base 1st Class
SFr 19 - SFr 22
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 Sestri Levante to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 28
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 25 - SFr 28
Train from Milano Centrale to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 15 - SFr 17
Train from Sestri Levante to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 3 - SFr 9
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 7 - SFr 9
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 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 95
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 45 - SFr 60
1st Class
SFr 70 - SFr 95
Train from Milano Centrale to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 55
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 25 - SFr 35
1st Class
SFr 35 - SFr 55
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
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
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)
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Domodossola to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Bls
Website
bls.ch
Train from Domodossola to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
bls.ch
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 16
Website
Malpensa Express
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 West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 19
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Genoa Marittima to Lucerne Inselquai
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
ExpressBus
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 Luzern to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Genova, Via Fanti D'italia to Milano - Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 25
Website
Eurolines FR
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Genoa to Milan
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 19
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Sestri Levante to Interlaken bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Interlaken, Interlaken West station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sestri Levante to Interlaken is 485 km. It takes approximately 5h 18m to drive from Sestri Levante to Interlaken.

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Swiss offers flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 1083+ hotels available in Interlaken. Prices start at SFr 100 per night.

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