There are 4 ways to get from Vitznau to Grindelwald by ferry, train, bus or car
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Ferry, train • 4h 38m
3 alternative options
Line 502 bus, train • 4h 48m
Line 502 bus, bus, line 312 bus • 5h 20m
Drive • 1h 43m
Vitznau to Grindelwald by ferry and train
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Grindelwald is 0041 58 463 00 00.
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Last updated: 9 May 2022
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Vitznau to Grindelwald is to drive which costs SFr 14 - SFr 21 and takes 1h 43m.
The quickest way to get from Vitznau to Grindelwald is to drive which costs SFr 14 - SFr 21 and takes 1h 43m.
No, there is no direct bus from Vitznau station to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Vitznau, Station and arriving at Grindelwald, Bahnhof via Küssnacht am Rigi, Bahnhof, Luzern and Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 20m.
It is 55 km from Vitznau to Grindelwald. It is approximately 110.6 km to drive.
The best way to get from Vitznau to Grindelwald without a car is to ferry and train which takes 4h 38m and costs SFr 45 - SFr 70.
It takes approximately 4h 38m to get from Vitznau to Grindelwald, including transfers.
Vitznau to Grindelwald bus services, operated by Auto AG Schwyz, depart from Vitznau, Station.
Vitznau to Grindelwald bus services, operated by Grindelwald Bus AG, arrive at Grindelwald, Bahnhof station.
Yes, the driving distance between Vitznau to Grindelwald is 111 km. It takes approximately 1h 43m to drive from Vitznau to Grindelwald.
There are 230+ hotels available in Grindelwald. Prices start at SFr 100 per night.
What companies run services between Vitznau, Switzerland and Grindelwald, Switzerland?
You can take a bus from Vitznau to Grindelwald via Küssnacht am Rigi, Bahnhof, Luzern, Bahnhof, Luzern, Interlaken Station East, and Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof in around 5h 20m.
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.
Train from Küssnacht am Rigi to Luzern
- Ave. Duration
- 21 min
- Estimated price
- SFr 11 - SFr 21
- Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus from Küssnacht am Rigi, Bahnhof to Luzern, Bahnhof
One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).
Bus from Luzern to Interlaken Station East
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 10m
- 3 times a week
- Estimated price
- SFr 6 - SFr 9
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