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.
It takes an average of 34m 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.
15 miles (9 km)
32 trains per day
Direct trains available
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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).
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.§
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 Interlaken Ost and Grindelwald is 34 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald is 34 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald can start from as little as €9.77 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
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 each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald leaves at 06:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
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.
Trains travelling from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald cover a distance of around 9 miles (15 km) during the journey.