There are 5 ways to get from Wengen to Varenna by train, bus, ferry, car 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Reichenbach im Kandertal to Brig 300
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Varenna Esino

$328 - $431

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Como 417
  2. Take the ferry from Bellagio to Varenna Sr 114 / ...

$29 - $46

3 alternative options

Train via Interlaken Ost  •  6 h 34 min

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

$66 - $132

Train via Domodossola  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Spiez to Domodossola 6 / ...
  2. Take the train from Domodossola to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Varenna Esino

$73 - $137

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Wengen to Menaggio
  2. Take the car ferry from Menaggio to Varenna 35 / ...

$51 - $73

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Wengen to Varenna is to bus and ferry which costs SFr 27 - SFr 45 and takes 7 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wengen to Varenna is to drive and car ferry which costs SFr 45 - SFr 75 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Wengen to Varenna. However, there are services departing from Lauterbrunnen and arriving at Varenna Esino via Interlaken Ost, Spiez, Brig and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 34 min.

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The distance between Wengen and Varenna is 124 km.

The best way to get from Wengen to Varenna without a car is to train which takes 7 h 19 min and costs SFr 310 - SFr 420.

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It takes approximately 7 h 19 min to get from Wengen to Varenna, including transfers.

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Wengen to Varenna train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Spiez station.

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Wengen to Varenna train services, operated by Trenord, arrive at Varenna Esino station.

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There are 3041+ hotels available in Varenna. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Wengen to Varenna.
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  • Distance: 77.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from Wengen to Varenna via Reichenbach im Kandertal, Brig, and Milano Centrale in around 7 h 19 min.

Train operators
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Reichenbach im Kandertal to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Spiez to Brig
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Spiez to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
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 Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Domodossola to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Como
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia

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