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Overview: Train from London to Interlaken

distanceDistance490 miles (790 km)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day

Trains from London to Interlaken cover the 490 miles (790 km) long route taking on average 11 h 27 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Interlaken Ost.

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Is travel by train currently allowed from London, United Kingdom to Interlaken, Switzerland?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Interlaken, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Tests performed on days 4 and 7 of quarantine
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Interlaken, Switzerland?

When travelling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 29/11/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between London and Interlaken before travelling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Interlaken, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Interlaken to London is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Switzerland?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Interlaken?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last verified on 07/12/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Interlaken to London train here.

What is the distance by train from London to Interlaken?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Interlaken from London via train to be approximately 490 miles (790 km).
What is the average London to Interlaken train duration?
The train time between London and Interlaken is on average 11 h 27 min  for the 490 miles (790 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from London to Interlaken by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from London to Interlaken, which train station in London do I depart from and which train station in Interlaken do I arrive in?

When taking the train from London to Interlaken, you can choose to depart from train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Your journey can end in train stations such as Interlaken Ost, Interlaken West and Interlaken, Kursaal.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria   and arrive in Interlaken Ost.

Where is the London train station located? Where is the Interlaken train station located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, London Victoria, located approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre of London. The most popular arrival train station in Interlaken, called Interlaken Ost, is located around 0.5 miles (785 m) away from its city centre.

How many trains are there to Interlaken from London a day?
On average, there are 3 trains a day from London to Interlaken. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your journey to Interlaken.
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Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139