Getting there

Start your holiday already on your way to your destination and make the journey an experience in itself! So, when can we expect you in Interlaken?
The Interlaken holiday region lies in the very heart of Switzerland. With its great transport links by rail, road and air, Interlaken is easy to reach for travellers from all over the world. The rail and motorway networks are so well laid out that getting to Interlaken is already an enjoyable eperience in itself. Find out more with our useful tips on how to get there and enjoy a stress-free arrival.

by train...

Integrated part of the Swiss Travel System network with more than 20000 km of rail, boat and postal routes. Direct train connections from and to all major Swiss cities.

SBB Timetable
Swiss Travel System - Highlights with Train, Bus and Boat

Connections to Interlaken:
  • TGV Paris - Basel - Interlaken Ost
  • ICE Berlin - Frankfurt - Interlaken Ost
  • EC Hamburg - Cologne - Interlaken Ost
  • Milan (Milano) - Spiez - Interlaken Ost
  • Vienna - Salzburg - Innsbruck - Zurich - Interlaken Ost

by plane...

Airport Bern Belp

Journey time:
  • Train: 1:20 h
  • Road / car: 0:45 h (50 km)

Airport Basel Mulhouse

Journey time:
  • Train: 2:20 h
  • Road / car: 1:55 h (155 km)

Airport Zurich Kloten

Journey time:
  • Train: 2:10 h
  • Road / car: 1:45 h (140 km)

Airport Genf Cointrin

Journey time:
  • Train: 2:50 h
  • Road / car: 2:40 h (215 km)

by bus ...

New from April 27, 2018
FlixBus connection Germany - Interlaken.
(Station Rugenparkstrasse nearby the train station Interlaken West)

Connections from / to Germany:
Erfurt, Frankfurt, Freiburg, Jena, Karlsruhe, Mannheim and Munich

by car...

A well maintained highway and "Autobahn" route connects Interlaken with the above-mentioned airports as well as most large cities in Switzerland and Europe.

"Autobahns" require a toll sticker. The toll sticker is available at the border or gas stations and post offices within Switzerland. The annual fee is CHF 40.00.

Parking possibilitis in Interlaken for:
 Autos / Car / Voiture (132 KB)
 Reisebusse / Coaches / Autobus (290 KB)

New: Pay the pariking fees in Interlaken, Matten and Unterseen by App:
Interlaken Tourismus
Marktgasse 1
3800 Interlaken
Tel. +41 (0)33 826 53 00
Fax +41 (0)33 826 53 75
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SkyWork Bern Belp ICE Interlaken
SBB Train Alpmobil Electric car