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There are 6 ways to get from Siena to Interlaken by train, bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Siena to Firenze Smn Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Brig to Spiez 8 / ...

$108 - $179

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from SIENA - Pza Stazione FS-Fta SENA to Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano Baltour / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Interlaken, Interlaken West 417

$38 - $64

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Rinaldo Franci to Firenze Autostazione 131
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Florence to Milano Lampugnano
  3. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Interlaken, Interlaken West 417

$89 - $133

Drive  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Siena to Interlaken 418.8 miles

$100 - $150

Bus, fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Siena-Via Tozzi to Leopolda
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Zurich (ZRH) FLR - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$146 - $486

Bus, fly to Basel, train  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Siena-Via Tozzi to Leopolda
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Basel (BSL) FLR - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

$160 - $541

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The cheapest way to get from Siena to Interlaken is to bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 12 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Siena to Interlaken is to drive which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 7 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Siena to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from SIENA - Pza Stazione FS-Fta SENA and arriving at Interlaken, Interlaken West via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Siena to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Siena and arriving at Interlaken West via Firenze S.Maria Novella, Milano Centrale, Brig and Spiez. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 49 min.

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The distance between Siena and Interlaken is 463 km. The road distance is 670.1 km.

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The best way to get from Siena to Interlaken without a car is to train which takes 7 h 49 min and costs 90€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 49 min to get from Siena to Interlaken, including transfers.

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Siena to Interlaken bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from SIENA - Pza Stazione FS-Fta SENA station.

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Siena to Interlaken train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Siena station.

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The best way to get from Siena to Interlaken is to train which takes 7 h 49 min and costs 90€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 12 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Siena to Interlaken.
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  • Distance: 289.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Siena to Interlaken via Firenze Smn, Firenze S.Maria Novella, Milano Centrale, Brig, and Spiez in around 7 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Siena to Interlaken via Milan, Milan in around 12 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Flights from Florence to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Florence to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Flights from Florence to Basel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Florence to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
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 Siena to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
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 Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$43 - $46
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$43 - $46
First
$66
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Spiez
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $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 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Brig to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from SIENA - Pza Stazione FS-Fta SENA to Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Siena to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Tiemme Spa
Phone
+39.0565.260111
Email
segreteria@tiemmespa.it
Website
tiemmespa.it
Bus from Rinaldo Franci to Firenze Autostazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tiemmespa.it
Bus from Siena-Via Tozzi to Leopolda
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
tiemmespa.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Florence to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it

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The quickest flight from Florence Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Siena to Interlaken train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Spiez station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Siena to Interlaken is 670 km. It takes approximately 7 h 2 min to drive from Siena to Interlaken.

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Air Dolomiti, Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Florence Airport to Zurich Airport.

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