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There are 14 ways to get from Southampton to Interlaken by plane, train, bus, night train, car, car train or car ferry

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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Fly Southampton to Geneva, train  •  7h 28m

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

$166 - $381

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Bus  •  25h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  3. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Interlaken, Interlaken West 322

$78 - $123

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Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Basel  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Basel (BSL) LHR - BSL
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

$157 - $415

Train to London City, fly to Zurich, train  •  7h 52m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Zurich (ZRH) LCY - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$165 - $493

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Basel, train  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Basel (BSL) LGW - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

$122 - $411

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Zurich  •  8h 9m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Zurich (ZRH) LHR - ZRH
  4. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  5. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$178 - $440

Train to Bristol, fly to Geneva, train  •  9h 20m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Geneva (GVA) BRS - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$160 - $379

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Geneva  •  9h 36m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Geneva (GVA) LTN - GVA
  4. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
  5. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$147 - $360

Train to Bournemouth, fly to Geneva, train  •  9h 31m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bournemouth
  2. Fly from Bournemouth (BOH) to Geneva (GVA) BOH - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$126 - $292

Train  •  12h 30m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  3. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$260 - $527

Train via Strasbourg  •  12h 33m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  3. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Strasbourg Tgv
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  5. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$267 - $539

Bus, night train  •  22h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the night train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Bern En

$96 - $166

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  12h 9m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB Tgv
  5. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Interlaken

$401 - $463

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 35m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Interlaken

$167 - $252

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Interlaken is to bus which costs £60 - £95 and takes 25h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Interlaken is to fly and train which costs £120 - £300 and takes 7h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Interlaken, Interlaken West via London Victoria Coach Station and Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 35m.

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The distance between Southampton and Interlaken is 515 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Interlaken without a car is to train which takes 12h 30m and costs £200 - £410.

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It takes approximately 7h 28m to get from Southampton to Interlaken, including transfers.

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Southampton to Interlaken bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Interlaken is to train which takes 12h 30m and costs £200 - £410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £60 - £95 and takes 25h 35m.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Interlaken.
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  • Distance: 514.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 28m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Interlaken, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Southampton to Interlaken via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London St. Pancras International, Marne la Vallée-Chessy, Mulhouse Ville, and Basel SBB in around 12h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Interlaken via London Victoria Coach Station, Frankfurt, and Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station in around 25h 35m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Southampton to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from London Gatwick to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Bristol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from London Luton to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from London Luton to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Bournemouth to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $180
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from London City to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from London City to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from London City to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Bristol to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Southampton Central to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $25
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $260
Premier
$200 - $300
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$130 - $200
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
Night train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Bern
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$70 - $85
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Interlaken is 1h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 6:46 AM in Southampton and 7:46 AM in Interlaken.

easyJet, Air France and Flybe offer flights from Southampton Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 1083+ hotels available in Interlaken. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs £1 - £28.

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