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Train Information from Paris to Interlaken

distanceDistance296 miles (477 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 37 min
priceAverage train ticket price$182 (€145)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | TGV Lyria or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Paris to Interlaken cover the 296 miles (477 km) long route taking on average 5 h 37 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV Lyria or Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $182 (€145), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $151 (€120). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Interlaken Ost.

Train companies

Train from Paris to Interlaken with Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Paris and Interlaken from $151 (€120). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Germany's largest train company Deutsche Bahn (DB) offers excellent services within Germany and internationally, including a trip between Paris and Interlaken. Find DB train times and tickets for your 296 miles (477 km) journey from Paris to Interlaken with the best deals on Omio. Choose from ticket types including the Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares if you’re looking for the most affordable train from Paris to Interlaken. DB also offers discount cards, such as the Bahncard, 25, 50 and 100, which you can use on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its levels of efficiency and comfort with its range of train types. These include the high-speed InterCity Express (ICE), the national express Intercity (IC) and international express Eurocity (EC), and local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains. These types of trains differ in terms of the comfort and time needed to travel. For example, bathrooms are standard services on these trains, but other amenities like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi access are only available on certain trains.

When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Paris to Interlaken don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Paris - Interlaken. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

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
What are the travel restrictions for Interlaken, Switzerland if I'm coming from Paris, France by train?

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

Is international entry into Interlaken from Paris restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

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

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

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

The above information was last checked on 7/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Interlaken from Paris closer to your date of departure here

Do I need to quarantine when I return to France from Interlaken, Switzerland?

Return travel from Switzerland to France is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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: Mandatory

Last checked on 7/30/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Interlaken.

How much are cheap trains to Interlaken from Paris?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Paris to Interlaken for the next 7 days starting from $151 (€120)  one way.
What is the cost of a train to Interlaken from Paris?
The train price between Paris and Interlaken is on average $182 (€145)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How far is Interlaken from Paris by train?
The train distance from Paris to Interlaken is around 296 miles (477 km).
How long is a train from Paris to Interlaken on average?
The train time between Paris and Interlaken is on average 5 h 37 min  for the 296 miles (477 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Paris and Interlaken by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Paris to Interlaken do I depart from? Which Interlaken train station from Paris do I arrive in?

When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your route from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When arriving in Interlaken, you can end your route in train stations like Interlaken Ost, Interlaken West and Interlaken, Kursaal.

Omio customers book a train from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Interlaken Ost   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Paris to go to Interlaken? Where is the train station in Interlaken located?

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

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 get me from Paris to Interlaken?
Take the Paris to Interlaken train with SNCF | TGV Lyria or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey to Interlaken from Paris as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When can I take the first train from Paris to Interlaken? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the earliest train from Paris to Interlaken at 1: 19 PM   or take the last train from Paris to Interlaken leaving at 2: 22 PM. Look for the latest Paris to Interlaken train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
How early should I purchase train tickets from Paris to Interlaken to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets from Paris to Interlaken within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $182 (€145) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Paris to Interlaken a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Interlaken
Gare Saint-Lazare
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Paris Gare Montparnasse
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Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
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Paris Gare de Lyon
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 14<br>Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87<br>Suburban train lines RER A, D
Paris Gare de l'Est
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Paris Gare du Nord
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines RER B, D
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.