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5 h 26 m
5 h 36 m
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It's difficult to get from Paris to Interlaken without changing at least once.
|Average train duration||5 h 29 min|
|Average train ticket price||£125 (€142)|
|Train frequency||11 a day|
|Train providers||SNCF | TGV Lyria, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or TGV inOui|
Trains from Paris to Interlaken cover the 296 miles long journey taking on average 5 h 29 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV Lyria, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or TGV inOui. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £125, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £118. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Interlaken Ost.
You can travel by train from Paris to Interlaken with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £118. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Paris to Interlaken train.
Train information from Paris to Interlaken with Deutsche Bahn:
Although there are no direct services between Paris and Interlaken the journey can be made by connecting trains. These have travel times of between 5.5 hours and 11 hours or more. The same timetable operates seven days a week with departures either from Paris Gare de Lyon or Paris Gare de l'Est and arrivals at Interlaken Ost.
Trains to Interlaken from Paris are provided by two operators. Swiss TGV Lyria has one departure a day which leaves mid-afternoon and has the fastest journey time. Trains operated by the French SNCF TGV in conjunction with Deutsch Bahn (DB), the German national carrier, involve up to three connections. All trains have luggage space and onboard catering while some rolling stock has wifi.
The fastest train to Interlaken from Paris takes approximately 5.5 hours and requires a transfer at Basel. Other trains can take much longer depending on the route taken and waiting times at transfer stations. Some departures do not arrive until the following day. Connections are made at stations such as Karlsruhe, Spiez, Freiburg, Stuttgart and Bern.
There are around 10 departures a day on routes from Paris to Interlaken. These start in the early morning and continue at regular intervals until early evening. A similar timetable operates seven days a week.
Departure station:One train a day departs from Paris Gare de Lyon, one of the busiest in France. All other departures are from Paris Gare de l'Est. Both stations have good transport links with taxis, buses and Metro trains while Gare de Lyon is also linked to RER Express services. Facilities at both stations include left luggage storage, wifi, shops, cafes and restaurants.
Arrival station:All trains from Paris to Interlaken arrive at Interlaken Ost Station, one of two stations in this resort town. Its transport links include taxis and buses as well as boats that use Lake Brienz and the Aar River. The station has free wifi and luggage storage facilities.
Travel between Paris, France and Interlaken, Switzerland by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 03/08/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Paris to Interlaken as this information can change.
Return travel from Switzerland to France is: Fully open.
Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 08/08/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Interlaken.
Some of the Paris train stations to Interlaken you can start your journey from include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Interlaken include Interlaken Ost, Interlaken West and Interlaken, Kursaal.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving in Interlaken Ost.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is located around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Interlaken Ost, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.
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