Interlaken to Zurich train

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Cheap train tickets from Interlaken to Zurich

Showing times and prices for 15 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Interlaken to Zurich is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
SBB
08:351h53
Interlaken West
10:28Zürich Hbf
£501One-way
1 change
SBB
09:502h08
Matten b. I.,Hertigässli
11:58Zürich Hbf
£531One-way
2 changes
SBB
08:202h08
Matten b. I.,Hertigässli
10:28Zürich Hbf
£531One-way
2 changes
SBB
10:202h08
Matten b. I.,Hertigässli
12:28Zürich Hbf
£531One-way
2 changes
SBB
09:112h17
Interlaken West
11:28Zürich Hbf
£541One-way
2 changes

Train timetableInterlaken to Zurich

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 15 April
SBB
08:051h53
Interlaken West
09:58Zürich Hbf
1 change
SBB
08:202h08
Matten b. I.,Hertigässli
10:28Zürich Hbf
2 changes
SBB
08:351h53
Interlaken West
10:28Zürich Hbf
1 change
SBB
08:502h08
Matten b. I.,Hertigässli
10:58Zürich Hbf
1 change
SBB
09:051h53
Interlaken West
10:58Zürich Hbf
0 changes
SBB
09:112h17
Interlaken West
11:28Zürich Hbf
2 changes
SBB
09:202h08
Matten b. I.,Hertigässli
11:28Zürich Hbf
3 changes
SBB
09:341h54
Interlaken West
11:28Zürich Hbf
2 changes
SBB
09:502h08
Matten b. I.,Hertigässli
11:58Zürich Hbf
2 changes
SBB
10:202h08
Matten b. I.,Hertigässli
12:28Zürich Hbf
2 changes

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Train times from Interlaken to Zurich

Showing times and prices for 15 Apr

Fastest Journey

1 h 53 m

Average

2 h 3 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

92 km

Of the 10 trains that leave Interlaken for Zurich every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
SBB
08:051h53
Interlaken West
09:58Zürich Hbf
£721One-way
1 change
Fastest
SBB
09:051h53
Interlaken West
10:58Zürich Hbf
£651One-way
0 changes
Fastest
SBB
08:351h53
Interlaken West
10:28Zürich Hbf
£501One-way
1 change
SBB
09:341h54
Interlaken West
11:28Zürich Hbf
£721One-way
2 changes
SBB
09:502h08
Matten b. I.,Hertigässli
11:58Zürich Hbf
£531One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from Interlaken to Zurich

distanceDistance56 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 52 min
priceAverage train ticket price£61 (€68)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesSBB or Rhatische Bahn

Trains from Interlaken to Zurich cover the 56 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 52 min with our travel partners like SBB or Rhatische Bahn. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £61, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £29. Travellers depart most frequently from Interlaken West and arrive in Zürich Hbf.

Train providers: SBB and Rhatische Bahn trains Interlaken to Zurich

Travel between Interlaken and Zurich from £30 with Omio’s train partners SBB and Rhatische Bahn! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

The Rhatische Bahn is a Swiss railway network that operates throughout the country. It is one of the most extensive and reliable railway networks in Europe, with over 1,000 km of track. The Rhatische Bahn operates a variety of train types, including the Glacier Express, Bernina Express, and InterRegio. The Glacier Express is a scenic train that travels between Zermatt and St. Moritz, while the Bernina Express is a panoramic train that travels between Chur and Tirano. The InterRegio is a regional train that connects major cities in Switzerland. The Rhatische Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and multi-day tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for the Rhatische Bahn are the Glacier Express, Bernina Express, and InterRegio. These routes offer stunning views of the Swiss Alps, as well as convenient access to major cities in Switzerland.

Interlaken to Zurich train information with Rhatische Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 46 min
  • Cheapest Price: £30

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. 

FAQs: Interlaken to Zurich train

FAQs: Travel by train from Interlaken to Zurich easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Interlaken to Zurich.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Interlaken to Zurich can start from as little as £29 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Interlaken to Zurich is £61; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Interlaken to Zurich train time is 1 h 52 min   covering the 56 mile long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Interlaken to Zurich leaves at 04: 36. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Interlaken to Zurich leaves at 22: 38.
There are 4 trains a day from Interlaken to Zurich which require at least one change with SBB or Rhatische Bahn. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Interlaken to Zurich train with SBB or Rhatische Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Interlaken to Zurich as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 38.

When departing from Interlaken, you have various train station options to start your route from including Interlaken West, Interlaken Ost and Interlaken, Bahnhofplatz (Ost Bahnhof). When arriving in Zurich, you can end your journey in train stations like Zürich Hbf, Zurich Airport and Zürich Stadelhofen.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Interlaken West, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Zürich Hbf, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Interlaken to Zurich by train is September.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Zurich from Interlaken including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Interlaken and Zurich

Interlaken
Zurich
Interlaken West 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.
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