How to Reach Interlaken


  • By Air: The nearest airport is Bern Airport which is about 45 km from the city. The Interlaken airport is well connected to major cities in Switzerland like Zurich and Geneva.
  • By Train: There are two train stations, Interlaken Ost and Interlaken West that serve Zurich, Geneva, Basel, and Berne. Only the Ost station serves trains to Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald and Luzern.
  • By Bus: There are many private buses which run from major cities like Florence, Rome, Paris and Munich. Most popular bus service is Bus2alps and Florence For Fun.


  • On Foot: The city is tiny enough for you to cover all of its goodies on foot or cycle.
  • By Taxi: Once you’re in Interlaken, you’ll find taxis too. If you can get a guest card from your hotel, you’ll get to roam the city for free. Moreover, you can also opt for hired bikes to  explore Interlaken in a perfect manner.
Route Distance Time
Unterseen to Interlaken 2.22 km 2 mins
Wilderswil to Interlaken 2.3 km 2 mins
Ringgenberg to Interlaken 3.09 km 3 mins
Lauterbrunnen to Interlaken 10.95 km 10 mins
Leissigen to Interlaken 11.4 km 11 mins
Grindelwald to Interlaken 19.21 km 19 mins
Liebefeld to Interlaken 57.16 km 57 mins
Sempach to Interlaken 61.3 km 1 hour 1 mins
Engelberg to Interlaken 61.48 km 1 hour 1 mins
Lucerne to Interlaken 63.07 km 1 hour 3 mins