Paris to Interlaken train

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Interlaken

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Cheapest

204

Average

224

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.

Cheapest
06:55AMParis Gare de l'Est5h26 12:21PMInterlaken West
3 transfers
2041One-way
2nd Cheapest
04:22PMParis Gare de Lyon5h32 09:54PMInterlaken West
1 transfer
2301One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:22AMParis Gare de Lyon5h29 12:51PMInterlaken West
1 transfer
2301One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:22PMParis Gare de Lyon5h33 11:55PMInterlaken West
1 transfer
2301One-way

Train schedule from Paris to Interlaken

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, September 26
06:55AMParis Gare de l'Est5h26 12:21PMInterlaken West
3 transfers
07:22AMParis Gare de Lyon5h29 12:51PMInterlaken West
1 transfer
04:22PMParis Gare de Lyon5h32 09:54PMInterlaken West
1 transfer
06:22PMParis Gare de Lyon5h33 11:55PMInterlaken West
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Paris to Interlaken

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Fastest Journey

5 h 26 m

Average

5 h 30 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

478 km

It's difficult to get from Paris to Interlaken without transferring at least once.

Fastest
06:55AMParis Gare de l'Est5h26 12:21PMInterlaken West
3 transfers
2041One-way
2nd Fastest
07:22AMParis Gare de Lyon5h29 12:51PMInterlaken West
1 transfer
2301One-way
04:22PMParis Gare de Lyon5h32 09:54PMInterlaken West
1 transfer
2301One-way
06:22PMParis Gare de Lyon5h33 11:55PMInterlaken West
1 transfer
2301One-way

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Overview: Train from Paris to Interlaken

distanceDistance296 miles (477 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price$185 (€180)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | TGV Lyria, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or TGV inOui

Trains from Paris to Interlaken cover the 296 miles (477 km) long trip 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 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $185 (€180), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $154 (€150). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Interlaken Ost.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Paris to Interlaken trains

For as little as $154 (€150) you can travel by train from Paris to Interlaken with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider 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.

Paris to Interlaken train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 47 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

Trains from Paris to Interlaken 

Travelers can board a train from Paris to Interlaken every day, from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Roughly 23 trains depart each day, with two trains departing each hour. Passengers are advised to carry their passports on board, as this is an international service. 

Paris to Interlaken train times: Daily departures

Every day, approximately 23 trains depart from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive at Interlaken West. Trains depart between 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. each day, Monday to Friday. Roughly two trains depart every hour during that time. 

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

Paris is 394 miles from Interlaken. The average train from Paris to Interlaken takes 7 hours and 20 minutes. No services are direct, and all require a minimum of one change. The fastest journey from Paris to Interlaken has one change only, and takes only 5 hours and 34 minutes, although this service is infrequent and occasionally more expensive. 

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

Departure train station: Every train from Paris to Interlaken departs from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is 1.5 miles outside of Paris city center. Travelers can reach the station from the city center in 35 minutes on foot. Alternatively, passengers can take the RER D line from the city center to Gare de Lyon, which takes only 7 minutes. Gare de Lyon has a dedicated ticket office, ticket machines, and a shopping center inside. 

Arrival train station: Trains from Paris to Interlaken arrive at Interlaken West, which is 0.6 miles outside of Interlaken city center. Travelers can walk to the city center from Interlaken West in 13 minutes. Alternatively, passengers can board the ICE, R, or RE light rails service from Interlaken Ost to reach the city center. Interlaken West has every necessary facility, including a ticket office, disabled washrooms, and shops. 

Which train companies travel from Paris to Interlaken?

SNCF, France's national railway service, runs the train from Paris to Interlaken. 

SNCF Paris to Interlaken 

Every day, approximately 23 trains leave Paris for Interlaken. There are no direct services on this line, and passengers should expect to travel 7 hours and 20 minutes on average. Trains depart between 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. 

Paris to Interlaken trains: Services on board

SNCF operates the train from Paris to Interlaken, accommodating both first- and standard-class passengers. First-class passengers enjoy a more comfortable experience onboard. They sit in rows of 3 seats instead of 4, and each seat has a wider berth and more reclining capability. Every first-class seat is fitted with a charging portal.

Every SNCF carriage has ample storage facilities. Passengers can store their baggage in a large luggage locker at the entrance or exit of every carriage. In addition, luggage lockers are available above each seat, and they can accommodate hand-luggage-sized bags. Handbags and laptop bags can be stored below seats. Whereas passengers are allowed to carry pets on board, dogs should be wearing a leash, and cats should be in a carry basket. Ticket purchase may be necessary for some pets, and travelers are advised to contact SNCF prior to departure to find out if that's the case. 

Passengers can bring bicycles on the SNCF train from Paris to Interlaken, on the condition that the train has a bicycle storage facility and if the bike is stored in a carry bag. Passengers are advised to contact SNCF in advance of departure to discover which SNCF services have a bicycle storage carriage. 

Every SNCF train is accessible for passengers in wheelchairs or of limited mobility. Passengers with access needs are advised to contact SNCF no later than one day before their intended departure to ensure their requirements are met. 

How to find cheap train tickets from Paris to Interlaken

The best way to find a cheap train from Paris to Interlaken is to book well in advance of the intended departure day. Travel experts recommend booking tickets approximately two months before traveling to secure the best deal possible.

Another great way travelers can secure cheap train tickets from Paris to Interlaken is to be flexible about their departure dates. They should consider options either side of the intended travel date and time to see if tickets are cheaper - prices often fluctuate based on demand and traffic.

Train tickets from Paris to Interlaken: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 106 €
2 weeks earlier 76 €39%
3 weeks earlier 74 €43%
1 month before 74 €43%
2 months earlier 70 €51%
3 months earlier 72 €47%


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The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Paris - Interlaken 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 43% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Paris - Interlaken with 2 months in advance you save up to about 51% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 47%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips: Trains from Paris 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 Paris to Interlaken.
FAQs

Travel between Paris, France and Interlaken, Switzerland by train is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Switzerland from France?

International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Paris?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/18/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Interlaken from Paris as this information can change.

Return travel from Switzerland to France is: Unrestricted.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Paris from Interlaken?

Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Interlaken?

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

Last checked on 9/24/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Interlaken.

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Paris to Interlaken for the next 7 days starting from $154 (€150)  one way.
The train price to Interlaken from Paris is on average $185 (€180)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Paris and Interlaken by train to be approximately 296 miles (477 km).
The train time between Paris and Interlaken is on average 5 h 29 min  for the 296 miles (477 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Paris to Interlaken by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Paris to start your route from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. 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 Paris Gare de Lyon   and arrive in Interlaken Ost.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and travel around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Interlaken Ost and need to travel approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the train station to the city center in Interlaken.

For the best Paris to Interlaken train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with SNCF | TGV Lyria, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or TGV inOui. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Paris to Interlaken to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing Paris for Interlaken is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Paris to Interlaken train departs at 5: 22 AM   and the last train from Paris to Interlaken leaves at 4: 22 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Paris to Interlaken on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
The price of a one way train ticket from Paris to Interlaken is on average $185 (€180) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Paris and Interlaken available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Interlaken
Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Paris for your trip to Interlaken.
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Phone Number
+33 184943635
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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+33 890640650
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare de l'Est
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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Phone Number
+33 892353535
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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+33 892353535
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transit options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C

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