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How to get from Interlaken to Grindelwald by train

From the spectacular shores of Lake Thun to the Bernese Alps, get there in just half an hour thanks to direct train services. Hop onboard one of SBB's Regio trains and savour the great opportunity of taking in the stunning beauty of the Swiss countryside. You don't have to worry about getting stuck in traffic, driving through unfamiliar roads or even worrying about parking.

When you board a train from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald you arrive at your destination refreshed and ready to explore. The train ride from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald is a thrilling one. These modern double-decked trains feature free WiFi connectivity, a luggage storage area and wheelchair-accessible toilets.

On arrival at Grindelwald, you can take a hike to the majestic Bachalpsee Lake or the Grosse Scheidegg as you take in the beauty of the mountainous region. Are you ready to book? Keep reading to get information on train times, tickets and handy tips on nabbing cheap tickets.

Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald by train

It takes an average of 33m to travel from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald by train, over a distance of around 9 miles (15 km). There are normally 32 trains per day travelling from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald and tickets for this journey start from €9.77 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 33m
Price€9.77 - €64.57
Distance9 miles (15 km)
Frequency32 trains per day
Departure stationInterlaken Ost
Arrival stationGrindelwald
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSBB CFF FFS

Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald train times

Check out the next trains departing from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald for Tuesday 18th Aug 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:35 12:08 33m, direct
12:05 12:38 33m, direct
12:35 13:08 33m, direct
13:05 13:38 33m, direct
13:35 14:08 33m, direct
14:05 14:38 33m, direct
14:35 15:08 33m, direct
15:05 15:38 33m, direct
15:35 16:08 33m, direct
16:05 16:38 33m, direct

SBB trains from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald

You can travel from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald on 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.

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 Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald

Train tickets from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald start at €9.77 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €10.13.
lowest price found
from9.77
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price9.95
on the day
avg. single price10.13

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 Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald? 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 Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald take?

The average journey time by train between Interlaken Ost and Grindelwald is 33 minutes, with around 32 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 Interlaken Ost and Grindelwald by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald is 33 minutes.

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

Train tickets from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald can start from as little as €9.77 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 Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald without having to change trains. There are 32 direct trains from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald leaves at 06:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald leaves at 22:05. 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 Interlaken Ost and Grindelwald by train?

Trains travelling from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald cover a distance of around 9 miles (15 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Grindelwald to Interlaken Ost.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald for a typical week day using timetable data for 18/08/2020. 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 01/04/2019 for travel on 01/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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