There are 4 ways to get from Thun to Grindelwald by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Thun to Interlaken Ost Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald 112-Y

$21 - $38

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Line 21 bus, bus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 21 bus from Thun, Bahnhof to Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof 21
  2. Take the bus from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald 85-Y

$20 - $30

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Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thun to Grindelwald 30.1 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Thun to Grindelwald 30.1 miles

$6 - $10

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No, there is no direct bus from Thun to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Thun, Bahnhof and arriving at Grindelwald via Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Thun to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Thun and arriving at Grindelwald via Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 29 min.

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The distance between Thun and Grindelwald is 35 km. The road distance is 48.1 km.

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The best way to get from Thun to Grindelwald without a car is to train which takes 1 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to get from Thun to Grindelwald, including transfers.

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Thun to Grindelwald bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Thun, Bahnhof station.

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Thun to Grindelwald train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Thun station.

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The best way to get from Thun to Grindelwald is to train which takes 1 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 21 bus and bus, which costs and takes 2 h 27 min.

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Thun to Grindelwald bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Grindelwald station.

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Thun to Grindelwald train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Grindelwald station.

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Map of how to get from Thun to Grindelwald.
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  • Distance: 21.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 29 min

What companies run services between Thun, Switzerland and Grindelwald, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Thun to Grindelwald via Interlaken Ost in around 1 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thun to Grindelwald via Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof and Interlaken Ost in around 2 h 27 min.

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.

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Website
sbb.ch
Train from Thun to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Thun, Bahnhof to Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
Taxi from Thun to Grindelwald
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Allround Taxi Moser André
Phone
+41 33 654 10 10
Website
allroundtaxi-spiez.ch
Oesch Taxi Thun
Phone
+41 33 222 22 22
Website
oeschtaxi.ch
Dorf-Taxi Spiez
Phone
+41 33 650 15 15
Website
dorftaxi-spiez.ch

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Yes, the driving distance between Thun to Grindelwald is 48 km. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Thun to Grindelwald.

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There are 1022+ hotels available in Grindelwald. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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