How To Reach Interlaken

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By Air

The closest airport to Interlaken is Bern Airport, 45 minutes away by road and about an hour and a half by train. You can also take a flight to the Zurich Airport and then a train from the airport to Interlaken. Zurich is connected to all international flights and is a little over two hours away from Interlaken by train.

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By Bus

There are direct private buses from Rome, Paris, Florence and Munich to Interlaken. Some bus services offer sightseeing around Interlaken as well.

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By Train

Interlaken has two stations - Interlaken OST (East) and West stations. The West station is closer to town. It is well connected to the rest of Switzerland and even some parts of Europe including Paris, Berlin, Milan and Salzburg. A train journey into Interlaken is very scenic and memorable.

Interlaken Train Schedule

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Road/Self Drive

The interstate highway from Zurich to Interlaken is approximately 117 kilometres and excellent to drive on. The overnight parking charges in Interlaken are, however, high. We suggest you take the train for travelling to Interlaken. You can bank upon the most efficient rail system in the world, the Swiss Rail, to travel from and within the city.