How to take the rail journey from Zurich to Interlaken

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Zürich / Zurich to Interlaken by train

There are two rotes which can be taken when taking the train from Zurich to Interlaken.
(1) travelling via Bern
(2) travelling via Luzern.
The route through Bern now has direct trains, but in the hours when they are not available, straightforward connections can be made in Bern station.

Routes you can take to go from Zürich / Zurich to Interlaken

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

Option 1: taking a direct train
Travel Time (approx)

1hr 56min



Travel Info

7 x direct trains per day
The usual departure times from Zurich HB station are at 06:02; 08:02; 11:02; 13:02; 15:02; 17:02 and 19:02; note that there is a three hour gap between departures between 08:02 and 11:02.

Route Information

Via stations: Bern

Option 2: connecting in Bern

Route Information

Via stations: Luzern

Option 3: the more scenic option, connecting in Luzern
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