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from Frankfurt am Main to Interlaken

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Tue
Sep 28
$33Deutsche Bahn
$225Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Sep 30
$33Deutsche Bahn
$225Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Oct 1
$33Deutsche Bahn
$200Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Oct 2
$37Deutsche Bahn
$225Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Oct 3
$40Deutsche Bahn
$165Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Oct 4
$33Deutsche Bahn
$205Lufthansa
Tue
Oct 5
$33Deutsche Bahn with connection
$165Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Oct 7
$33Deutsche Bahn with connection
$139Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Oct 8
$33Deutsche Bahn
$139Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Oct 9
$37Deutsche Bahn
$225Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Oct 10
$37Deutsche Bahn
$113Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Oct 12
$33Deutsche Bahn
$139Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Oct 13
$33Deutsche Bahn
$282Lufthansa
Thu
Oct 14
$33Deutsche Bahn with connection
$139Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Oct 15
$33Deutsche Bahn
$113Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Oct 16
$37Deutsche Bahn
$113Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Oct 17
$37Deutsche Bahn
$87Lufthansa Cityline

Travel Information between Frankfurt am Main and Interlaken

distanceDistance239 miles (386 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$40 - $226
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $40 (€32) • 5 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $226 (€181) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight or train to travel 239 miles (386 km) from Frankfurt am Main to Interlaken. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $40 (€32). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Frankfurt am Main to Interlaken.

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

Travel between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Interlaken, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Interlaken from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Interlaken, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 9/23/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Frankfurt am Main to Interlaken.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Germany from Interlaken, Switzerland?

Return travel to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Switzerland?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Frankfurt am Main, Germany was last verified on 9/26/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Frankfurt am Main from Interlaken.

How do I get from Frankfurt am Main to Interlaken?

There are 2 travel options from Frankfurt am Main to Interlaken: flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Interlaken from Frankfurt am Main?

The cheapest way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Interlaken is by taking a train with an average price of $40 (€32).

This is compared to other travel options to Interlaken:

Taking a train is usually $186 (€149) less than taking a flight to Interlaken, which costs on average $226 (€181) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Interlaken?

The fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Interlaken is by flight with an average journey time of 50 min.

There are alternative travel options to Interlaken that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 5 h 20 min.

What is the distance between Frankfurt am Main and Interlaken?

The Frankfurt am Main to Interlaken distance is around 239 miles (386 km).

How many services a day are there between Frankfurt am Main and Interlaken?

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Interlaken is:

  • 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Frankfurt am Main and Interlaken as scheduled services by flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Interlaken?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Interlaken:

  • Most travelers catch their train from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Interlaken Ost.
Which travel companies can get me from Frankfurt am Main to Interlaken?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Frankfurt am Main to Interlaken:

  • You can take a flight from Frankfurt am Main to Interlaken with Lufthansa Cityline. Cheap tickets can be found for $226 (€181) with Lufthansa Cityline from Frankfurt am Main to Interlaken.
  • You can travel by train to Interlaken from Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Frankfurt am Main to Interlaken tickets for $40 (€32) on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel between Frankfurt am Main and Interlaken?
Your trip from Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main to Interlaken tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Interlaken today!
How far in advance should I book tickets to Interlaken from Frankfurt am Main online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Interlaken, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing $226 (€181) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $40 (€32) one way.

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

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