There are 4 ways to get from Interlaken to Geneva by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1 / ...

$70 - $123

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Berne to Geneva - Bus station Bâle > Zurich > Berne > Fribourg > Lausanne > Genève - Gare routière > Lyon - Gare routière Perrache > Clermont-Ferrand > Brive-la-Gaillarde > Périgueux > Bordeaux Centre > Bayonne > Hub Europe Alsa / ...

$35 - $58

2 alternative options

Line 21 bus, train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 21 bus from Interlaken, Jungfraustrasse to Thun, Bahnhof 21
  2. Take the train from Thun to Fribourg/Freiburg 1
  3. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Genève 1

$86 - $146

Drive  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Geneva 136.1 miles

$28 - $45

What companies run services between Interlaken, Switzerland and Geneva, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Interlaken to Geneva via Bern in around 3 h 19 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Interlaken to Geneva hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min. RegioJet also services this route 3 times a week.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Thun to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Interlaken, Jungfraustrasse to Thun, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Berne to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld to Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Interlaken to Geneva?

The distance between Interlaken and Geneva is 142 km. The road distance is 218 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to Geneva is to drive which costs SFr 27 - SFr 40 and takes 2 h 16 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Interlaken to Geneva?

The quickest way to get from Interlaken to Geneva is to drive which takes 2 h 16 min and costs SFr 27 - SFr 40.

Is there a direct train between Interlaken and Geneva?

No, there is no direct train from Interlaken to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Interlaken West and arriving at Genève via Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

How long does it take to get from Interlaken to Geneva?

It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Interlaken to Geneva, including transfers.