Enjoy an adventure from Interlaken to Paris by train
The average train time from Interlaken Ost station to Paris is 6h 57m, although it takes just 5h 34m on the fastest Intercity Express (ICE) services. There are around 22 trains per day running from Interlaken to Paris, during which you’ll have to make at least one change, usually in Basel.
Wave goodbye to the lakes of Interlaken and say bonjour to Paris. Whilst it’s possible to fly this route, taking the train means more comfortable seating, more legroom and more space for luggage. Plus you can enjoy free WiFi along the way. Leave from one city centre and arrive right into the heart of the other – no need for stressful airport transfers!
Once you arrive into Paris you’ll be centrally located to start exploring the sights straight away! Ready to book? Search for tickets in our Journey Planner at the top of the page or keep reading for train times and FAQs about the trip from Interlaken Ost to Paris by train.
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 Paris 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 Paris is 8 hours and 3 minutes, with around 20 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 Paris is 5 hours and 38 minutes.
Train tickets from Interlaken Ost to Paris can start from as little as €79.90 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 Interlaken Ost to Paris. Travelling from Interlaken Ost to Paris by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Interlaken Ost to Paris leaves at 04:58. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Interlaken Ost to Paris leaves at 23:00. 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 Paris cover a distance of around 296 miles (477 km) during the journey.