How to get from Florence to Interlaken

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from Florence to Interlaken

You can get from Florence to Interlaken by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Florence to Interlaken on 19 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:57Florence Santa Maria Novella4h17 15:14Brig
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10:13Florence Rifredi7h03 17:16Brig
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15:57Florence Santa Maria Novella4h19 20:16Brig
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16:57Florence Santa Maria Novella4h17 21:14Brig
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08:21Florence Santa Maria Novella6h53 15:14Brig
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Travel Information to Interlaken from Florence

distanceDistance259 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£37 - £192
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £37 • 13 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £192 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, HOP! Or Trenitalia

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 259 miles to Interlaken from Florence. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £37. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, HOP! Or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Florence to Interlaken.

Travel Tips: Travel from Florence to Interlaken

Travel to Interlaken 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 Florence to Interlaken.

Travel between Florence, Italy and Interlaken, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can travellers from Italy enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Interlaken from Florence?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Interlaken, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 03/08/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Florence to Interlaken.

The restriction level for your return to Florence, Italy from Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Florence from Interlaken restricted?

Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Florence from Interlaken?

Conditions of reentry into Italy:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Florence, Italy?

You should observe these safety measures in Italy as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Italy was last checked on 28/07/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Florence from Interlaken closer to your date of departure here.

You can travel to Interlaken from Florence 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Florence to Interlaken, which costs on average £37.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Interlaken:

A coach journey is usually £155 less than a journey to Interlaken by plane, which costs on average £192 for the same trip.

A coach is about £30 less than a train, which costs on average £67 for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Interlaken from Florence is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Interlaken that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 13 h 40 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 4 h 4 min.

The Florence to Interlaken distance is approximately 259 miles.

The average frequency per day from Florence to Interlaken is:

  • Around 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Florence and Interlaken as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Florence to Interlaken:

  • Coaches most often depart from Florence at Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 and arrive in Interlaken at Interlaken, Untere Bönigstrasse (Interlaken Ost).
  • Trains mostly depart from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Interlaken Ost.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Florence to Interlaken:

  • You can go to Interlaken from Florence by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £37 with Flixbus from Florence to Interlaken on Omio.
  • You can go to Interlaken from Florence by plane with HOP! You'll see cheap plane tickets for £192 with HOP! From Florence to Interlaken on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Florence to Interlaken with Trenitalia. Cheap tickets can be found for £67 with Trenitalia from Florence to Interlaken.
Looking to extend your trip from Florence to Interlaken? Many Omio customers who go from Florence to Interlaken usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Geneva or Paris. If you're looking to explore Zurich, Geneva or Paris from Interlaken, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Florence to Interlaken, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £37 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £192 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £67 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Florence and Interlaken online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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