How to travel from Hamburg to Interlaken

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Travel Information between Hamburg and Interlaken

distanceDistance484 miles (781 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $164
fastestFastest modeFlight • $164 (€143) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 484 miles (781 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Interlaken from Hamburg. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Swiss or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Hamburg to Interlaken.

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Travel Tips: Travel 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 Hamburg to Interlaken.

International travel from Hamburg, Germany to Interlaken, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Germany?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Interlaken if traveling from Hamburg?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Interlaken, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/24/23; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Hamburg and Interlaken.

Return travel to Hamburg, Germany from Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Switzerland?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 Hamburg, Germany was last verified on 1/24/23. 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 Hamburg from Interlaken.

There are 4 ways to travel from Hamburg to Interlaken including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Interlaken from Hamburg is by taking a bus, which costs on average $5 (€4).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Interlaken:

A bus is generally $159 (€139) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $164 (€143) from Hamburg to Interlaken.

Taking a bus is usually $66 (€58) less than taking a train to Interlaken, which costs on average $71 (€62) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Hamburg to Interlaken is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 25 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 10 h 41 min   of travel time.

Interlaken is approximately 484 miles (781 km) away from Hamburg.

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Interlaken is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14 and arrive in Interlaken, Untere Bönigstrasse (Interlaken Ost).
  • Trains mostly depart from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Interlaken Ost.

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

  • Travel with Swiss for flights to Interlaken. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Swiss Hamburg to Interlaken tickets on Omio for $164 (€143).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Interlaken by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Hamburg to Interlaken tickets on Omio for $71 (€62).
Looking to extend your trip from Hamburg to Interlaken? Many Omio customers who go from Hamburg to Interlaken usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Paris or Geneva. If you're looking to explore Zurich, Paris or Geneva from Interlaken, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Hamburg to Interlaken, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $5 (€4) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $164 (€143) one way.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $71 (€62) one way.

But we recommend booking Hamburg to Interlaken tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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