How to Reach Interlaken - The Easiest Way 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.

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How to Reach Interlaken from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Unterseen to Interlaken 1.88 km 3 mins
Wilderswil to Interlaken 2.3 km 2 mins
Leissigen to Interlaken 11.4 km 11 mins
Lauterbrunnen to Interlaken 12.19 km 20 mins
Grindelwald to Interlaken 22.68 km 31 mins