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There are 9 ways to get from Vienna to Interlaken by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zürich HB Rj
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$179 - $304

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Bus, night bus  •  15 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna - Erdberg to Bern
  2. Take the night bus from Bern, Bahnhof to Interlaken West, Bahnhof M15

$24 - $35

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Bus, train  •  16 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$94 - $136

Drive  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Interlaken 533.1 miles

$110 - $170

Fly to Basel, train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Basel (BSL) VIE - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

$156 - $423

Fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zurich (ZRH) VIE - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$137 - $378

Fly to Geneva, train  •  7 h 24 min

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

$132 - $348

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) VIE - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Spiez

$151 - $351

Fly to Altenrhein, train  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Altenrhein (ACH) VIE - ACH
  2. Take the train from St. Gallen to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$248 - $1,187

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Interlaken is to bus and night bus which costs 21€ - 30€ and takes 15 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Interlaken is to fly and train which costs 110€ - 330€ and takes 6 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Vienna - Erdberg and arriving at Interlaken West, Bahnhof via Bern, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Interlaken West via Zürich HB and Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 10 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Interlaken is 662 km. The road distance is 853 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Interlaken without a car is to train which takes 10 h 10 min and costs 150€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 10 min to get from Vienna to Interlaken, including transfers.

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Vienna to Interlaken bus services, operated by Vito Reisen & Transporte AG, depart from Vienna - Erdberg station.

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Vienna to Interlaken train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Interlaken.
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  • Distance: 413.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 10 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Interlaken, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Vienna to Interlaken via Zürich HB and Bern in around 10 h 10 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
People's Viennaline
Website
peoples.ch
Flights from Vienna to Altenrhein
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Zürich HB to Bern
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
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
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 Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Bern
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Gallarate to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Vito Reisen & Transporte AG
Phone
+41 52 624 40 00
Website
vito-reisen.ch
Bus from Vienna - Erdberg to Bern
Ave. Duration
12 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
vito-reisen.ch
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Night bus from Bern, Bahnhof to Interlaken West, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Vienna to Bern
Ave. Duration
14 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Vienna to Interlaken bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Interlaken West, Bahnhof station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Interlaken is 853 km. It takes approximately 8 h 39 min to drive from Vienna to Interlaken.

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Austrian Airlines, easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Vienna Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 1004+ hotels available in Interlaken. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 11€.

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