Interlaken, Switzerland Price Guide Last Updated: Dec 2021

Just like the rest of Switzerland, Interlaken is expensive even by European standards. Hotels and restaurants are all pricey, although quality tends to be high.

Once you have shelter and food, you can do a lot in Interlaken without spending much. The hiking and views are amazing, and can be done on a modest budget. The special trains and cable cars are worth it if you can afford them, for some of Europe’s most dramatic scenery and thrills.

BACKPACKER INDEX: US$105.49
1 USD = 0.9500 CHF
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Interlaken Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar52.63 - 89.47
starstarstarstarstar73.68 - 136.84
starstarstarstarstar84.21 - 247.37
starstarstarstarstar111.58 - 280.00
starstarstarstarstar317.89 - 364.21

Interlaken Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed27.52 - 52.07

Interlaken Attractions Prices

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Harder Kulm FunicularThis popular funicular leaves every 8 minutes from May through October. On top you have views and trail heads. Half price with your Guest Card.
Adults one-way
Adults return
13.68
31.58
Night SleddingTake a night sledding trip followed by a Swiss cheese fondue dinner.
Adults
84.21
Day pass and lift ticketThere are several nearby mountains with lifts for skiers and snowboarders.
Adults
Students
Children
65.26
41.05
25.26

Interlaken Food and drink prices

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastYour hotel or hostel probably includes breakfast. If not, head to the Migros supermarket for decent options.6.32 - 12.63
Budget lunchThere are a few sandwich and sausage places around, as well as kebabs and Chinese takeout.8.42 - 15.79
Budget dinnerWhether it's pizza or pasta or traditional Swiss food, all sit-down restaurants feel expensive in Interlaken.18.95 - 26.32
.5 liter beer in a barThere are some pubs with decent drink prices in Interlaken, at least compared to the big cities.5.26 - 8.42

transportation prices

Type Price(USD)
Train from Zurich to Interlaken68.63
3km taxi ride in Interlaken22.11 - 31.58
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