Arriving at the station in the centre of Grindelwald

How to take the beautiful rail journey from Basel to Grindelwald

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Basel / Bâle to Grindelwald by train

If you will be heading to Grindelwald on a combination of plane + train, the fact you will need to make the transfer by bus from Basel/Mulhouse airport to Basel SBB station, is offset in terms of convenience, by the fact that Basel is the only key entry point into Switzerland, which has direct trains to Interlaken.
The train on to Grindelwald will depart from Interlaken Ost station, so this is a route with only one transfer between trains.

Routes you can take to go from Basel / Bâle to Grindelwald

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:

Route Information

Via stations: Interlaken Ost

Travel Time (approx)

2hr 37min - 2hr 40min



Travel Info

1 x connection per hour

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