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Travel Information to Interlaken from Florence

distanceDistance259 miles (418 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$60 - $220
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $60 (€48) • 8 h 44 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $220 (€176) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Trenitalia

Travel 259 miles (418 km) by flight, bus or train 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as $60 (€48). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Lufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Florence to Interlaken.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Switzerland due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling from Florence to Interlaken?

Travel from Florence, Italy to Interlaken, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Interlaken from Florence restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Interlaken, Switzerland?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 9/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Interlaken from Florence closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Italy from Interlaken, Switzerland?

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

Is my journey back to Florence from Interlaken restricted?

Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is partially 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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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 9/27/21. 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.

What are the ways to get from Florence to Interlaken?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Florence and Interlaken. You can take a flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Florence to Interlaken?

The cheapest way to go to Interlaken from Florence is by taking a train, which costs on average $60 (€48).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Interlaken:

A train is generally $160 (€128) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $220 (€176) from Florence to Interlaken.

A train is $1 (€1) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Florence to Interlaken costing on average $60 (€48).

What is the quickest way from Florence to Interlaken?

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

Other travel options to Interlaken can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 13 h 45 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 8 h 44 min   on average.

How far is it from Florence to Interlaken?

You should expect to travel around 259 miles (418 km) between Florence and Interlaken.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Florence to Interlaken?

The average frequency per day from Florence to Interlaken is:

  • 2 trains a day.

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

When traveling from Florence to Interlaken, where do I depart from Florence and where do I arrive in Interlaken?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 and arrive in Interlaken, Untere Bönigstrasse (Interlaken Ost).
  • Trains mostly depart from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Interlaken Ost.
Who can get me from Florence to Interlaken?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Florence to Interlaken, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Lufthansa Cityline can get you to Interlaken by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa Cityline from Florence to Interlaken for $220 (€176) on Omio.
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Interlaken by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Florence to Interlaken tickets on Omio for $60 (€48).
  • Travel with Trenitalia to go to Interlaken by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Trenitalia Florence to Interlaken tickets on Omio for $60 (€48).
Where should I go next after I travel between Florence and Interlaken?
Your trip from Florence to Interlaken doesn't have to end in Interlaken. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Geneva or Paris. If you’d like to add Zurich, Geneva or Paris to your Florence to Interlaken tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Interlaken today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Florence to Interlaken online to score the best deals?

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:

  • Plane tickets cost on average $220 (€176) one way.
  • Bus tickets cost $60 (€48) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $60 (€48) one way on average.

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