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 Paris to Interlaken will cost around £ 85 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 85.
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It's difficult to get from Paris to Interlaken without changing at least once.
|Distance||296 miles (477 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 32 min|
|Average train ticket price||£106 (€122)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||SNCF | TGV Lyria or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Paris to Interlaken cover the 296 miles (477 km) long route taking on average 5 h 32 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV Lyria or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £106, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £79. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Interlaken Ost.
Find the best trains to Interlaken from Paris with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from £79. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
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.
Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets between Paris and Interlaken and when travelling by train:
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: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 20/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Paris and Interlaken before travelling.
The restriction level for your return train to Paris, France from Interlaken is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of reentry:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 27/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Interlaken closer to your date of departure here.
When taking a train from Paris, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When you arrive in Interlaken, your train can arrive in train stations including Interlaken Ost, Interlaken West and Interlaken, Kursaal.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Paris Gare de Lyon to Interlaken Ost.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Paris Gare de Lyon, located approximately 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city centre of Paris. The most popular arrival train station in Interlaken, called Interlaken Ost, is located around 0.5 miles (785 m) away from its city centre.
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