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Train Information between Geneva and Interlaken

distanceDistance88 miles (142 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 39 min
priceAverage train ticket price$63 (€50)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersSBB

Trains from Geneva to Interlaken cover the 88 miles (142 km) long route taking on average 2 h 39 min with our travel partners like SBB. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $40 (€32), but the average price of train tickets is $63 (€50). Travelers depart most frequently from Genève and arrive in Interlaken Ost.

Train companies

Travel with SBB between Geneva and Interlaken

For as little as $40 (€32) you can travel by train between Geneva and Interlaken with SBB. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.


Trains from Geneva to Interlaken

One of the best ways to admire the scenery of Switzerland is by traveling on trains from Geneva to Interlaken. If you wish to journey to Interlaken from Geneva, you will find that using the train is one of the most convenient modes of transport. Currently, two trains depart every hour from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and take on average around 3 hours to arrive at the final destination.

Geneva to Interlaken train times: daily departures

If you are planning to take a train from Geneva to Interlaken, you will be glad to know that this route offers up to 40 trains every day of the week. Usually, the first train departs at before 7.00 a.m. and the last one leaves a few minutes after 11:00 p.m. With this full day of scheduled routes, you will have the chance to comfortably leave at any time of the day. 

How long is the journey by train from Geneva to Interlaken?

Most of the routes that go from Geneva to Interlaken require at least 1 or 2 transfers. Nonetheless, the average journey time usually lasts about 2 hours and 45 minutes with the longest journey reaching just over 3 hours.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Geneva to Interlaken?

Departure station: The departure for this route can be found at the Cornavin train station in Geneva. This is the main station in Geneva and it is located right in the center of the city. The station is fully equipped with the essential facilities such as bathrooms and waiting rooms, as well as café and shops to browse in while waiting for your train. 

Arrival stations: There are several arrival stations in Interlaken for this route. You may choose to get off at Interlaken West (located less than a mile from the city), Matten b.I. Kasslergrasse (located half a mile from the city), and Interlaken Ost (also located half a mile from the city). All of these stations have waiting rooms and bathrooms for passengers to use.

Which train companies travel from Geneva to Interlaken?

There is only one train company that provides trains for the route that goes from Geneva to Interlaken, the Schweizerische Bundesbahnen (Swiss Railways) or SBB.

SBB Geneva to Interlaken

The SBB train provider is the national train provider in Switzerland and it offers high-speed trains equipped with new and modernized amenities. The trains come with catering services, business and quiet zones, family areas, and family coaches. Travelers also have the chance to choose between first- and second-class tickets. The trains offer power sockets, large reclining chairs, ample space for luggage and free WiFi. There are about 40 trains that leave daily for this route and the average journey time is of 2 hours and 45 minutes.

Geneva to Interlaken trains: services on board

If you decide to travel with SBB, you will be provided with the choice between first- and second-class tickets. Moreover, the trains allow passengers to bring bulky luggage and store time in the designated ample spaces. The SBB also allows passengers to carry pets, although passengers have to ensure to follow the specific regulations in regards to sizes and fees for the specific pet ahead of their departure. Passengers with limited mobility will be provided with designated seats and bathrooms equipped for convenience and comfort.

How to find cheap train tickets from Geneva to Interlaken?

To save money on a trip with trains from Geneva to Interlaken, you must remember to book your tickets well in advance from your departure date. Moreover, keeping flexible with departure times and days may also provide you with the opportunity to find better prices. Lastly, if passengers choose to take a train with more transfers, they may find a cheaper offer as well.

Travel Tips

Trains from Geneva to Interlaken
Travel by train 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 Geneva to Interlaken.
How much are cheap trains between Geneva and Interlaken?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Interlaken from Geneva for the next 7 days starting from $40 (€32)  one way.
How much is a train ticket from Geneva to Interlaken?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $63 (€50)  for a train ticket between Geneva and Interlaken.
What is the distance between Geneva and Interlaken by train?
The Geneva to Interlaken train distance is approximately 88 miles (142 km).
What is the Geneva to Interlaken train travel time?
On average the Geneva to Interlaken train travel time is 2 h 39 min  for the 88 miles (142 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Geneva to Interlaken, which train station in Geneva do I depart from and which train station in Interlaken do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Geneva to start your route from including Genève and Geneva. In Interlaken you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Interlaken Ost, Interlaken West and Interlaken, Kursaal.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Genève   and arrive in Interlaken Ost.

Where is the train station in Geneva? Where is the train station in Interlaken?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Genève, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Geneva.

The most popular arrival train station, Interlaken Ost, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Interlaken.

Which train companies can take me from Geneva to Interlaken?
For the best Geneva to Interlaken train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with SBB. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Geneva to Interlaken to compare what amenities they may offer.
What are the first and last departure train times from Geneva to Interlaken?
The earliest train departing from Geneva to Interlaken leaves at 6: 42 AM. The last train departing from Geneva to Interlaken leaves at 8: 42 AM. You can find the latest Geneva to Interlaken train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Geneva to Interlaken to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets from Geneva to Interlaken within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $63 (€50) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Geneva to Interlaken a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Geneve, Cornavin