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Travel from Bologna to Interlaken Ost by train in 4 hours 30 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Bologna to Interlaken Ost by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Bologna to Interlaken Ost by train is 8 hours 12 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 4 hours 30 minutes. You'll usually find 14 trains per day traveling the 364 km between these two destinations. You'll need to make 2 changes along the way as there are no direct services to Interlaken Ost. You're likely to be traveling with Frecciarossa, Trenitalia or SBB to Interlaken Ost. As the main train operators on this route, all offer plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating as standard.

Book train tickets from Bologna to Interlaken Ost in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $118.63. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Bologna to Interlaken Ost by train

It takes an average of 8h 12m to travel from Bologna to Interlaken Ost by train, over a distance of around 226 miles (364 km). There are normally 14 trains per day traveling from Bologna to Interlaken Ost and tickets for this journey start from $118.63 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 30m
PriceFrom $118.63
Distance226 miles (364 km)
Frequency14 trains per day
First train04:56
Last train21:36
Departure stationBologna
Arrival stationInterlaken Ost
Changes2 changes
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia, SBB CFF FFS, Italo, Marino, Itabus, BlaBlaCar Bus

Bologna to Interlaken Ost train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bologna to Interlaken Ost for Tuesday Dec 6th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:56 13:26 4h 30m, 2 changes
10:56 15:26 4h 30m, 3 changes
12:56 17:26 4h 30m, 2 changes
14:56 19:28 4h 32m, 3 changes
15:56 21:58 6h 2m, 2 changes
16:56 21:58 5h 2m, 3 changes
18:56 05:58 11h 2m, 4 changes
18:56 06:28 11h 32m, 3 changes
19:26 08:55 13h 29m, 3 changes
19:56 07:55 11h 59m, 5 changes

Frecciarossa, Italo, Trenitalia and SBB trains from Bologna to Interlaken Ost

You can travel from Bologna to Interlaken Ost on Frecciarossa, Italo, Trenitalia and SBB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Frecciarossa trains are Trenitalia's flagship high-speed trains capable of reaching speeds of up to 186 mph (300 km/h). The "red arrow" trains are distinguished by their comfort, their ultra-modern design and their reduced impact on the environment. All Frecciarossa trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection and four levels of service – Standard, Premium (with drinks and welcome snacks served on arrival, as well as a morning newspaper), Business (with drinks and snacks, morning newspaper and larger seats) and Executive (with Fast Track, access to FrecciaClub lounges in train selected stations, and gourmet meals served to your seat). From December 2021, you can also travel with Frecciarossa from Milan to Paris via Turin, Modane and Chambéry. The trains are operated by Trenitalia France and have 4 levels of service - Standard, Business, Executive and Meeting Room - and two types of carriages: Silence Area, for those who want to travel in total tranquillity, and Allegro Area, for those who want to chat with their fellow passengers.

Italo is a high-speed train operator that runs services between many of the major cities across Italy. All Italo trains are modern, air conditioned, and have free WiFi available for all travellers. There are four comfort classes, or "ambiances", as Italo like to call them – Smart (the cheapest price), Comfort (with wider seats and extra legroom), Prima (with a welcome selection of food and drink, fast track boarding and extra space), and Executive Club (with all Prima services, extra-wide seats, access to Italo Club lounges and personal entertainment screens at your seat).

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

The Swiss rail network is operated by SBB. SBB train ticket prices are based on travel and not on the type of trains. You will find available return tickets (standard price, one way or round trip), Multiple journey tickets (for six individual trips on a pre-determined itinerary) and the City-Ticket (including a one-day transportation pass from the city of departure or arrival).

Cheap train tickets from Bologna to Interlaken Ost

The price of train tickets from Bologna to Interlaken Ost starts at $118.63 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Bologna to Interlaken Ost by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Bologna to Interlaken Ost

Want to know more about your journey from Bologna to Interlaken Ost? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Bologna to Interlaken Ost take?

The average journey time by train between Bologna and Interlaken Ost is 8 hours and 12 minutes, with around 14 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Bologna and Interlaken Ost by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bologna to Interlaken Ost is 4 hours and 30 minutes.

How much does the train from Bologna to Interlaken Ost cost?

Train tickets from Bologna to Interlaken Ost can start from as little as $118.63 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Bologna to Interlaken Ost?

No, there are no direct train services from Bologna to Interlaken Ost. Travelling from Bologna to Interlaken Ost by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Bologna to Interlaken Ost leave?

The first train from Bologna to Interlaken Ost leaves at 04:56. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bologna to Interlaken Ost leave?

The last train from Bologna to Interlaken Ost leaves at 21:36. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Bologna and Interlaken Ost by train?

Trains travelling from Bologna to Interlaken Ost cover a distance of around 226 miles (364 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Interlaken Ost to Bologna.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bologna to Interlaken Ost for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/06/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 05/09/2019 for travel on 05/09/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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