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Interlaken to Lugano by train

  • First train
    05:03
  • Last train
    20:04
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 12m
  • Distance
    113 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    13
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 36m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Interlaken to Lugano by train

Fast trains from Interlaken to Lugano take around 4 hours and 12 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 113 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Interlaken and Lugano.

1. Are there direct trains from Interlaken to Lugano?

Journeys between Interlaken and Lugano usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 12 departures on the route from Interlaken to Lugano every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 15 departures.

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

The Interlaken to Lugano train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 12 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Lugano is usually scheduled to depart Interlaken around 05:03 and the last train is around 20:04. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Interlaken to Lugano train tickets?

Trains in Switzerland usually open for booking around 0 days 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 Interlaken to Lugano by train.

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Which train companies operate between Interlaken and Lugano?

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

  • Eurocity
  • Eurocités
  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercités

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

Lugano to Interlaken by train

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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.