Vienna to Interlaken by train

  • First train
    05:30
  • Last train
    23:25
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    9hr 45m
  • Distance
    659 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    8
  • Avg. journey time
    12hr 10m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Vienna to Interlaken by train

Fast trains from Vienna to Interlaken take around 9 hours and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 659 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Vienna and Interlaken.

1. Are there direct trains from Vienna to Interlaken?

Journeys between Vienna and Interlaken usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 9 departures on the route from Vienna to Interlaken every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 7 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Vienna to Interlaken?

The Vienna to Interlaken train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Vienna to Interlaken train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Interlaken is usually scheduled to depart Vienna around 05:30 and the last train is around 23:25. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Vienna to Interlaken train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Vienna to Interlaken by train.

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Which train companies operate between Vienna and Interlaken?

More than one train company operates on the route from Vienna to Interlaken, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • Inter City
  • Inter City Express
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Night train
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Express
  • Railjet Xpress
  • TGV

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.