There are 4 ways to get from Varenna to Interlaken by train, ferry, bus, car ferry or car

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

Train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Varenna Esino to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Brig to Spiez 8 / ...

$72 - $140

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Varenna to Menaggio
  2. Drive from Menaggio to Interlaken

$40 - $69

2 alternative options

Ferry, train  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the ferry from Varenna to Menaggio
  2. Take the train from Lugano to Luzern 21 / ...
  3. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470

$94 - $158

Ferry, bus, line 470 train  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Take the ferry from Varenna to Menaggio
  2. Take the bus from Menaggio Piazza Roma to Como San Giovanni Stazione FS C10
  3. Take the bus from Como to Luzern 124
  4. Take the line 470 train from Luzern to Brünig-Hasliberg 470
  5. Take the bus from Brünig-Hasliberg to Interlaken Ost

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

You can take a train from Varenna to Interlaken via Milano Centrale, Brig, and Spiez in around 5 h 25 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
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
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Spiez
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Brünig-Hasliberg
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
ASF Autolinee srl
Phone
031 247 249
Website
asfautolinee.it
Bus from Menaggio Piazza Roma to Como San Giovanni Stazione FS
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
asfautolinee.it
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Como to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
MIB
Website
grimselwelt.ch
Bus from Brünig-Hasliberg to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
grimselwelt.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Varenna to Interlaken?

The distance between Varenna and Interlaken is 133 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Varenna to Interlaken?

The cheapest way to get from Varenna to Interlaken is to car ferry and drive which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 34 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Varenna to Interlaken?

The quickest way to get from Varenna to Interlaken is to car ferry and drive which takes 3 h 34 min and costs 30€ - 60€.

Is there a direct train between Varenna and Interlaken?

No, there is no direct train from Varenna to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Varenna Esino and arriving at Interlaken West via Milano Centrale, Brig and Spiez. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Varenna to Interlaken?

It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Varenna to Interlaken, including transfers.