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The train from Nice to Interlaken Ost usually takes 13 hours 31 minutes on average to travel 336 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 8 hours 36 minutes. You can expect to find 14 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Nice and Interlaken Ost, you'll need to make 3 changes on your way to Interlaken Ost. You can choose to travel with TGV, SNCF or Trenitalia to get to Interlaken Ost. As the main rail operators on this route, their trains offer modern comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.
To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Nice to Interlaken Ost in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $87.85.
Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Interlaken Ost, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.
It takes an average of 13h 31m to travel from Nice to Interlaken Ost by train, over a distance of around 209 miles (336 km). There are normally 14 trains per day traveling from Nice to Interlaken Ost and tickets for this journey start from $87.85 when you book in advance.
336 miles (209 km)
14 trains per day
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TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.
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.
Intercités is the classic service of SNCF. The Intercités lines are an important part of the French rail network. Trains make more stops and are cheaper than TGVs, and run at speeds of up to 100 mph (160 km/h). Two comfort classes are offered aboard Intercités – First Class and Second Class. Intercités by night allows you to travel at night on certain routes, in sleeper cars.
TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.
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 Nice to Interlaken Ost by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Nice and Interlaken Ost is 13 hours and 31 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Nice to Interlaken Ost is 8 hours and 36 minutes.
Train tickets from Nice to Interlaken Ost can start from as little as $87.85 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.
No, there are no direct train services from Nice to Interlaken Ost. Travelling from Nice to Interlaken Ost by train will require a minimum of 3 changes.
The first train from Nice to Interlaken Ost leaves at 05:40. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Nice to Interlaken Ost leaves at 20:19. 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.
Trains travelling from Nice to Interlaken Ost cover a distance of around 209 miles (336 km) during the journey.