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from Vienna to Interlaken

You can get from Vienna to Interlaken by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Vienna to Interlaken on Sep 17 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)10h20 08:50PMInterlaken West
3 changes
$1261One-way
Cheapest
06:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)13h51 08:21AMInterlaken West
4 changes
$1121One-way
Other options
10:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)10h26 08:56PMInterlaken Ost
3 changes
$1261One-way
08:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)10h21 06:51PMInterlaken West
3 changes
$1401One-way
08:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)10h28 06:58PMInterlaken Ost
3 changes
$1401One-way

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Travel Information from Vienna to Interlaken

distanceDistance410 miles (661 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$59 - $174
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $59 (€47) • 9 h 52 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $174 (€139) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAustrian Airlines or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight or train to travel 410 miles (661 km) between Vienna and Interlaken. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $59 (€47). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Austrian Airlines or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Vienna to Interlaken.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Interlaken, Switzerland from Vienna, Austria?

Travel from Vienna, Austria to Interlaken, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Interlaken from Vienna restricted?

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

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

  • 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
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

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 9/13/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Interlaken from Vienna closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Vienna, Austria from Interlaken, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for returning to Vienna, Austria from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Vienna, Austria from Interlaken, Switzerland?

Reentering Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Vienna from Interlaken?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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 with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

Which rules do I need to follow in Vienna, Austria regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Austria must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/15/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Vienna from Interlaken here.

How do I get from Vienna to Interlaken?

There are 2 ways to get from Vienna to Interlaken: flight or train.

How do I get from Vienna to Interlaken the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel to Interlaken from Vienna is by taking a train with an average price of $59 (€47).

This is compared to other travel options to Interlaken:

A train is generally $115 (€92) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $174 (€139) from Vienna to Interlaken.

What is the fastest way to travel between Vienna and Interlaken?

The fastest way from Vienna 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 train can take you on average 9 h 52 min.

What is the distance from Vienna to Interlaken?

The distance from Vienna to Interlaken is approximately 410 miles (661 km).

How many services a day are there between Vienna and Interlaken?

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Interlaken is:

  • 4 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Vienna? Where do I arrive in Interlaken?

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

  • Trains from Vienna to Interlaken most often leave from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Interlaken Ost.
Which travel companies can take me from Vienna to Interlaken?

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

  • You can travel from Vienna to Interlaken by flight with Austrian Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $174 (€139) with Austrian Airlines from Vienna to Interlaken.
  • You can travel to Interlaken from Vienna by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $59 (€47) with Deutsche Bahn from Vienna to Interlaken.
Where should I go next after I travel between Vienna and Interlaken?
Your trip from Vienna 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 Vienna 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 purchase tickets to Interlaken from Vienna online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $174 (€139) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $59 (€47) one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Vienna
Interlaken
Wien Hbf
Amenities
Wien Westbahnhof
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