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Train Information from Rome to Interlaken

distanceDistance401 miles (646 km)
durationAverage train duration10 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price$117 (€93)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesFrecciarossa or Trenitalia

Trains from Rome to Interlaken cover the 401 miles (646 km) long journey taking on average 10 h 9 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa or Trenitalia. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $117 (€93)], but the average price of train tickets is $117 (€93). Travelers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Interlaken Ost.

Train companies

Train between Rome and Interlaken with Frecciarossa and Trenitalia

You can travel by train from Rome to Interlaken with Frecciarossa and Trenitalia for as low as $117 (€93). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.


Find the perfect train from Rome to Interlaken with Trenitalia. Trenitalia offers different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. You can also apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchase. The distance between Rome and Interlaken by train is 401 miles (646 km) and the cheapest price for a one-way ticket is { cheapest_price }} (€93). Check out Trenitalia’s train schedule from Rome to Interlaken, compare the best prices for the journey and book your cheap train ticket on Omio today!

Trenitalia is the main provider of train services in Italy, with a huge fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates trains such as the Eurocity (EC), Euronotte (EN), InterCity (IC), InterCitynotte (ICN), as well as the Regionale Veloce (RV), Regionale (R), Suburbano (S) and Metropolitano (M). Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Refund or voucher policy
  • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
  • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
  • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

Trains from Rome to Interlaken

If you’re traveling from the Italian capital of Italy, Rome to the resort town of Interlaken, Switzerland by train, you can expect the average travel time to be between 7h and 10h, respectively. Although there are some trips that can take longer, and have more transfers, there are a good amount of options that are within this time frame. This 401 mile (646 km) journey goes from central Italy with generally 2-3 transfers before arriving in Interlaken.

Rome to Interlaken Train Time: Daily Departures

Trips from Rome to Interlaken by train generally have a couple of transfer stops at major transport hubs, such as Milan Centrale Station and Spiez in Switzerland. Due to these popular transfer stops, you should be able to find more than one route to get to Interlaken from Rome on a daily basis.

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

Depending on how many transfers you have scheduled on your trip, as well as how long you must wait at each transfer station to board your next leg of the trip, most journeys from Rome to Interlaken can take anywhere from 7h to 10h to complete. The travel from Rome to Spiez or Brig can generally be expected to have 1 or 2 transfers in between. But from first stop in Switzerland, which is mostly likely Spiez or Brig, you can find either direct from either Swiss town or have a transfer between Speiz or Brig and then onto Interlaken.

What is/are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Rome to Interlaken?

Departure train station: When you depart from Rome heading to Interlaken, there are options of Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense train stations, but the majority of trains depart from Rome Termini station, Rome’s largest train station. This is the ideal station to depart from if you’re staying in Rome city center due to its close proximity. In addition, Roma Termini is also a gateway to many bus stops and metro line so getting to it from other parts of the city can be quite easy. Once you are there, there is plenty to do while waiting to board your train. There’s restaurants, bars, shops, and cafes to choose from on 2 different levels. There are also helpful services like ticketing counters, a tourist help desk, a luggage storage desk, and an office for travelers that need assistance.

Arrival train station: When the trip is over and you have arrived in Interlaken, most of the trains will complete the trip at the main station of the city; Interlaken Ost (Interlaken East) or the only other station, Interlaken West, which are only a mile (1.6 km) apart from each other. Here you can find wheelchair accessibility for travelers needing assistance, as well as a tourist information desk. There is also a luggage locker area if you don’t want to carry all your belongings once you arrive. Across the street from Ost you will find a grocery store and restaurant. Interlaken is a fairly small town so you should be able to get around by foot or bicycle, but if you’re carrying a decent amount of luggage, you will find taxis outside either station.

Which train companies travel from Rome to Interlaken?

There are a couple of train companies that help you make the travel from Rome to Interlaken, and many trips will give you the opportunity to try all of them, if not 2 out of the 3. Train companies from Italy include Trenitalia and Italo. From the Swiss side, you can board Swiss Railways complete your trip. In Italy, you can choose from either the TrenItalia Frecce line or the Italotren line. In Switzerland, again you have the option to board Swiss Railways or there may be a Eurocity line from Trenitalia.

Trenitalia trains from Rome to Interlaken

Trenitalia’s Frecce line offers high-speed travel with a normal train transfer at Milan Centrale station. There is also the option to travel on the Eurocity line which has specific travel from Italy into Switzerland. Either way, you will be setting off on high-speed trains that normally go from Rome to Milan in about 3h.

Italo trains from Rome to Interlaken

Italotren also offers high-speed travel that also stops in Milan, at either the Centrale Station or the Milano Porta Garibaldi Station. These high speed trains can reach up to top speed at 155 mph (250 km/h) and will arrive in Milan from Rome in about 3 to 4h. That time to Milan depends on whether you purchase a ticket with stops, which takes closer to 4h or a direct train to Milan which takes closer to 3h.

Swiss Railways trains from Rome to Interlaken

Swiss Railways also provides trains for part of your journey to Interlaken. Swiss Railways will generally be the transport provider on the Swiss leg of the journey, and you can choose from either direct trains to Brig or Spiez then onto Interlaken. Swiss Railways are not considered high-speed, but they do travel at speeds up to 124 mph (200 km/h).

Train Rome to Interlaken: Services on Board

Trenitalia’s Frecce line offers a little luxury including Wi-Fi throughout the journey and restaurant service. This train line offers Executive, Business, Premium and Standard service levels. There are seats designed for travelers with wheelchairs and wheelchair accessible services. They also invite pets on board, small pets must be in small pet carriers with no charge, but larger dogs must board with half second class ticket purchase and must wear a leash and muzzle at all times. Bicycles are allowed free of charge if they are packed properly and stowed away. On Italo trains, you can choose from 4 different ambiences; Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Though all seating ambiences are equipped with Wi-Fi and a snack area. If you’re traveling with your dog that is under 22 pounds (10 kg) they can board free of charge. If your pet is above this weight, you must reserve their travel up to 2h before departure for a ticket price. If you have a foldable bicycle, it is allowed on the train in the spacious luggage storage area, if it is a traditional bicycle, it is considered a bulk item and not allowed to be transported currently. On Swiss Railways you can choose from first or second class seating. You can also enjoy free Wi-Fi on board as well as food service either at your seat or available to buy at a bistro on the train. Bringing your pet on your journey with Swiss Railways is fairly easy. They offer a 1-day pass for pets, and if your pet in under 11 in high (30 cm) they can travel with you for free. If your pet is larger, you can purchase a 1-day ticket for them for an additional cost. If you’re traveling with your bicycle, you can take a foldable one on with no charge, a traditional bike must be stowed away and you must purchase a ticket for its journey.

How to find cheap train tickets from Rome to Interlaken?

Traveling from Rome to Interlaken can take time and money, but if you’re looking to find budget friendly tickets, there are some ways to save. If you are flexible with your travel dates, a good way to save is to book ahead and see what tickets are available for certain times of the week. Chances are you will find some tickets less expensive during less busy travels times. In addition, you can opt for standard fare seating versus upgraded classes. You can also find long-distance trains if you’re not in a hurry, or find some trains that stop more frequently, these might have a lower price tag than those trains that are high-speed or direct.


Travel Tips

Trains from Rome 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 Rome to Interlaken.
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Rome and Interlaken?

Travel between Rome, Italy and Interlaken, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland from Italy?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • 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?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 7/29/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Interlaken from Rome as this information can change.

Are there restrictions on returning to Italy from Switzerland by train?

The restriction level for your return train to Rome, Italy from Interlaken is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Rome from Interlaken restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Rome, Italy?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 8/3/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Rome from Interlaken closer to your date of departure here here.

How much are cheap trains from Rome to Interlaken?
Train tickets between Rome and Interlaken for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $117 (€93)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train between Rome and Interlaken?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Rome to Interlaken train to cost on average $117 (€93)  one way.
How far is Rome to Interlaken by train?
The train distance from Rome to Interlaken is around 401 miles (646 km).
How long is the train ride to Interlaken from Rome?
While the time it takes to travel 401 miles (646 km) from Rome to Interlaken can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Rome to Interlaken train journey time is on average 10 h 9 min.
What train station in Rome goes to Interlaken? What train station do I come into Interlaken from Rome?

When departing from Rome, you have various train station options to start your route from including Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense. When arriving in Interlaken, you can end your journey in train stations like Interlaken Ost, Interlaken West and Interlaken, Kursaal.

Omio customers book a train from Roma Termini   to Interlaken Ost   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Rome train station to Interlaken? Where is the Interlaken train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Roma Termini, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Rome. The most popular arrival train station in Interlaken, called Interlaken Ost, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from Rome to Interlaken?
For the best Rome to Interlaken train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Frecciarossa or Trenitalia. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Interlaken from Rome to compare what amenities they may offer.
When does the first train depart from Rome to Interlaken? When does the last train depart from Rome to Interlaken?
The first Rome to Interlaken train departs at 8: 07 AM   and the last train from Rome to Interlaken leaves at 8: 07 AM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Rome to Interlaken on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I purchase train tickets from Rome to Interlaken to score the best deals?
If you buy the Rome to Interlaken train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $117 (€93). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Rome and Interlaken. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Roma Ostiense
Roma Termini

Frequently Asked Questions

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.
Roma Tiburtina