The cheapest trains from Interlaken to Zurich

Showing times and prices for 19 Oct

Cheapest

£49

Average

£54

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Interlaken to Zurich will cost around £ 54 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 49.

Cheapest
08:35Interlaken West1h53 10:28Zürich HB
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£491One-way
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08:05Interlaken West1h53 09:58Zürich HB
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£491One-way
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09:05Interlaken West1h53 10:58Zürich HB
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£491One-way
09:11Interlaken West2h17 11:28Zürich HB
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£491One-way
18:05Interlaken West1h53 19:58Zürich HB
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£521One-way

Timetable Interlaken to Zurich

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08:05Interlaken West1h53 09:58Zürich HB
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08:35Interlaken West1h53 10:28Zürich HB
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09:05Interlaken West1h53 10:58Zürich HB
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09:11Interlaken West2h17 11:28Zürich HB
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09:34Interlaken West1h54 11:28Zürich HB
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16:05Interlaken West1h53 17:58Zürich HB
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16:35Interlaken West1h53 18:28Zürich HB
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17:05Interlaken West1h53 18:58Zürich HB
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17:34Interlaken West1h54 19:28Zürich HB
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18:05Interlaken West1h53 19:58Zürich HB
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Mon
18 Oct
£61SBB
Tue
19 Oct
£46SBB
Wed
20 Oct
£43SBB
Thu
21 Oct
£35SBB
Fri
22 Oct
£36SBB
Sat
23 Oct
£61SBB
Sun
24 Oct
£35SBB
Mon
25 Oct
£30SBB
Tue
26 Oct
£37SBB
Wed
27 Oct
£37SBB
Thu
28 Oct
£51SBB
Fri
29 Oct
£35SBB
Sat
30 Oct
£61SBB
Sun
31 Oct
£36SBB
Mon
1 Nov
£30SBB
Tue
2 Nov
£37SBB
Wed
3 Nov
£29SBB
Thu
4 Nov
£35SBB
Fri
5 Nov
£37SBB
Sat
6 Nov
£61SBB
Sun
7 Nov
£35SBB

The fastest trains from Interlaken to Zurich

Showing times and prices for 19 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h 53 m

Average

1 h 55 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

92 km

It's difficult to get from Interlaken to Zurich without changing at least once.

Fastest
18:05Interlaken West1h53 19:58Zürich HB
1 changes
£521One-way
Fastest
17:05Interlaken West1h53 18:58Zürich HB
1 changes
£541One-way
Fastest
08:35Interlaken West1h53 10:28Zürich HB
1 changes
£491One-way
Fastest
16:05Interlaken West1h53 17:58Zürich HB
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£601One-way
Fastest
08:05Interlaken West1h53 09:58Zürich HB
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£491One-way

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Train Information to Zurich from Interlaken

distanceDistance56 miles (91 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price£45 (€51)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSBB

Trains from Interlaken to Zurich cover the 56 miles (91 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 53 min with our travel partners like SBB. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £35, but the average price of train tickets is £45. Travellers depart most frequently from Interlaken Ost and arrive in Zürich HB.

Train companies

SBB between Interlaken and Zurich

Find the best trains from Interlaken to Zurich with Omio's travel partners SBB from £35. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

SBB

It’s easy to book your SBB train ticket from Interlaken to Zurich online with Omio! Simply check the current SBB train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Interlaken to Zurich as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap SBB train tickets online. Prices for SBB trains between Interlaken and Zurich start at £35 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 56 miles (91 km). If you search for SBB trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the SBB tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train from Interlaken to Zurich. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Interlaken to Zurich SBB train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

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  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Interlaken to Zurich

Each day passengers can choose between 42 trains from Interlaken to Zurich, departing from 4:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. The majority of services change in Bern, but trains still cover the 74 miles across the country quickly, taking on average 2 hours and 9 minutes. Both stations are in their respective city centers, making for a convenient trip. 

Interlaken to Zurich train times: daily departures

Each day approximately 42 trains from Interlaken to Zurich depart. The first train departs shortly before 5:00 a.m. and the last train departs around 11:00 p.m. each evening. National holidays can affect service provision. 

How long is the journey from Interlaken to Zurich?

Interlaken is roughly 74 miles away from Zurich. Trains from Interlaken to Zurich take approximately 2 hours and 9 minutes. However, passengers can choose a faster service which takes as little as 1 hour and 58 minutes. All trains require a change at Bern. There is another service for passengers looking for something a little more scenic and don't mind a slower journey: a 2 hour and 52 minute journey, which changes at Lucerne. You'll enjoy astonishing views of the Brüning Mountain Pass and the Swiss countryside. 

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Interlaken to Zurich?

Departure station: Trains from Interlaken to Zurich depart from Interlaken Ost. Interlaken Ost is in the heart of the city center and close to all of Interlaken's major landmarks on foot. Most services require a change at Bern, with an average 10 minute transfer time. 

Arrival station: Passengers will arrive at Zurich Hauptbahnhof Station. Zurich Hauptbahnhof​ is the main station serving Zurich and is in the heart of the city center. Travelers can easily walk to all the major attractions in the town from the station on foot. 

Which train companies travel from Interlaken to Zurich?

RailService SBB CFF FFS provides the service between Interlaken and Zurich. They provide their InterCity service on this line. 

RailService SBB CFF FFS Interlaken to Zurich

RailService SBB CFF FFS provides trains from Interlaken to Zurich and operates their intercity service on this line. Each day 42 Intercity services from Interlaken to Zurich depart between 4:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. Passengers are typically required to change at Bern and the journey time is 2 hours and 9 minutes on average. 

Interlaken to Zurich trains: services on board

RailService SBB CFF FFS ​run their Intercity service on trains from Interlaken to Zurich. Passengers can choose between a first- and second-class carriage. First-class seating includes complimentary refreshments and more spacious carriages, fitted with seats with more legroom. Passengers will find the second-class carriages to be modern and well-equipped too. Luggage storage facilities are available in all carriages. There are additional areas to store luggage above and below seats.  Carriages are wheelchair accessible and wheelchair accessible facilities are available onboard. A restaurant carriage is available on all intercity services. 

How to find cheap train tickets from Interlaken to Zurich

Travelers looking to find cheap trains from Interlaken to Zurich should book approximately 8 weeks in advance of travel, as that's the best time to secure savings. Booking in advance of the day of departure should always help travelers secure a cheaper ticket than booking the day. Another way of securing a cheap ticket is by being flexible on your chosen day of departure. Looking for tickets +2/-2 days around your chosen date can help you get the best deal possible. If you need to travel on one specific date, try and be flexible with what time you travel, as ticket prices often fluctuate throughout the day. 

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FAQs
How much do cheap trains to Zurich from Interlaken cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Zurich from Interlaken for as little as £35  in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Interlaken to Zurich cost on average?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Interlaken to Zurich train price to come in at an average of £45  one way.
How far is it from Interlaken to Zurich by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Interlaken to Zurich via train to be approximately 56 miles (91 km).
What is the average Interlaken to Zurich train duration?
The Interlaken to Zurich train duration is on average 1 h 53 min, which is to be expected when travelling 56 miles (91 km) between Interlaken and Zurich. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Interlaken to Zurich, which train station in Interlaken do I depart from and which train station in Zurich do I arrive in?

Some of the Interlaken train stations to Zurich you can start your journey from include Interlaken Ost, Interlaken West and Interlaken, Kursaal. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Zurich include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Interlaken Ost   and arriving in Zürich HB.

Where is the train station in Interlaken to go to Zurich? Where is the train station in Zurich located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Interlaken Ost and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Zurich most often arrive at Zürich HB and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city centre.

What train providers go from Interlaken to Zurich?
For the trip from Interlaken to Zurich you can take a train with SBB. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Interlaken to Zurich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains are there between Interlaken and Zurich a day?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Interlaken to Zurich. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Interlaken to Zurich? When is the last train from Interlaken to Zurich?
If you prefer early morning trains from Interlaken to Zurich, the first train leaves at 06: 05. If you prefer late night trains from Interlaken to Zurich, the last train of the day leaves at 08: 34. Omio shows you the latest train from Interlaken to Zurich times to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket between Interlaken and Zurich to get the best deals?
If you book Interlaken to Zurich train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £45. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Interlaken and Zurich. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Interlaken
Zurich
Interlaken Ost is the most popular Interlaken railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Interlaken for your journey to Zurich.