Getting to the Holiday Region Interlaken

Travel comfortably and easily into the heart of Switzerland

Interlaken has exceptional national and international transport links. Every half an hour you have train connections from and to Bern, Zürich, Geneva and Basel. It also has first-class public transport links to Switzerland’s airports and a number of European cities, including Paris, Berlin, Vienna and Milan.

It’s also easy to get here by car. Interlaken is well signposted from the Swiss autobahn network, which has excellent connections to Europe’s key centres.

Rapid transit times to Interlaken

  by train by car
Bern 0.53h 0.45h
Lucerne 1.49h 1h
Zürich airport 2.10h 1.40h
Geneva airport 2.56h 2.10h
Basel airport 2.22h 1.40h
Paris 5.05h 6.15h
Mailand 3.34h 3.15h
Frankfurt airport 4.45h 5h

Getting here by train

The Swiss public transport network is extremely well-connected and is famous for its punctuality, safety and frequency. Trains to Interlaken depart from all of Switzerland’s major towns at least every hour. It also offers excellent connections to the international train network:

  • TGV Paris – Basel – Interlaken East
  • ICE Berlin – Frankfurt – Interlaken East
  • EC Hamburg – Cologne – Interlaken East
  • Venice – Milan – Spiez – Interlaken East
  • Vienna - Salzburg – Innsbruck – Zürich – Interlaken East
  • Good connections to all major European cities

Getting here by car

Interlaken is on the Swiss national road network and has excellent links to all major European centres. From further away, Interlaken is well signposted on the autobahns and easy to find. Once in Interlaken, you can pay your parking charges easily and conveniently with the Sepp app.

Parking in Interlaken

Getting here by plane

Next in line are the Swiss airports of Bern, Zürich, Geneva and Basel-Mulhouse. After landing, you can take public transport or a hire car to Interlaken. A train link is also available from Frankfurt airport. Excellent train links are also available from Charles de Gaules airport in Paris and Milan-Malpensa.

FlixBus connections Germany - Interlaken

Flixbus operates between Erfurt, Frankfurt, Freiburg, Jena, Karlsruhe, Mannheim and Munich and will drop you at the stop at Interlaken Ost train station. www.flixbus.ch


Nothing should spoil the enjoyment of travelling. But even though Switzerland is one of the safest countries in the world, theft does still occur. We provide some tips to ensure that you travel safely in Switzerland and to prevent anything from happening to your passport, valuables or luggage. If something does get lost or stolen, we show where and how to quickly get the right help at www.safertravel.ch.

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