There are 5 ways to get from Zürich to Interlaken by train, bus, car or shuttle

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 via Bern  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$57 - $102

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zürich to Interlaken Ost Bahnhof

$21 - $60

3 alternative options

Bus, line 21 bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Berne Ouibus
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Thun, Bahnhof to Interlaken, Jungfraustrasse 21

$33 - $56

Train Zentralbahn  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern 70
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470

$53 - $86

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Interlaken 76.5 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Interlaken is to drive which costs SFr 15 - SFr 23 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Interlaken is to drive which takes 1 h 35 min and costs SFr 15 - SFr 23.

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The distance between Zürich and Interlaken is 92 km. The road distance is 122 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from Zürich to Interlaken, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Interlaken West via Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Interlaken, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Zürich to Interlaken via Bern in around 2 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Interlaken via Berne, Bern, Neufeld P+R, Bern, Bahnhof, Bern, Thun, and Thun, Bahnhof in around 3 h 9 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Zürich HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $45
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
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Thun, Bahnhof to Interlaken, Jungfraustrasse
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
PurpleBus
Phone
+41 44 558 26 56
Email
company@purplebus.ch
Website
purplebus.ch
Shuttle from Zürich to Interlaken Ost Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Schedules at
purplebus.ch
GA fare
$21 - $25
Normal
$50 - $60

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