The average price of a 7-day trip to Interlaken is $1,748 for a solo traveler, $3,139 for a couple, and $5,886 for a family of 4. Interlaken hotels range from $55 to $332 per night with an average of $155, while most vacation rentals will cost $200 to $540 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Zurich Airport (ZRH) are between $679 and $973 per person for economy flights and $2,131 to $3,053 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $53 to $118 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Interlaken, CH

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to ZRH and stay in a Interlaken hotel:

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 23rd to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • September 10th to December 9th (except the week of October 15th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Interlaken is usually early November.

 

Average Interlaken Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Interlaken for a week is $1,540-$2,633($220-$376 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $53 to $118 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $383 to $847 for economy

Lodging: $131 to $147 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $131 to $160 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Interlaken for a week is $2,886-$4,558($412-$651 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $106 to $236 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $766 to $1,694 for economy

Lodging: $131 to $147 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $131 to $160 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Interlaken for a week is $4,114-$8,456($588-$1,208 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $212 to $472 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,532 to $3,388 for economy

Lodging: $262 to $294 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $183 to $224 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Interlaken

How cheap can you make a vacation to Interlaken? The cheapest trip to Interlaken is about $123 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $100 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $46.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Interlaken for a week is $862-$1,973($123-$282 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $29 to $58 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $383 to $847 for economy

Lodging: $46 to $55 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $100 to $120 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Interlaken for a week is $1,448-$3,226($207-$461 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $58 to $116 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $766 to $1,694 for economy

Lodging: $46 to $55 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $100 to $120 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Interlaken for a week is $2,896-$6,092($414-$870 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $116 to $232 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,532 to $3,388 for economy

Lodging: $92 to $110 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $140 to $180 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Interlaken cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Interlaken Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Interlaken.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Interlaken for a week is $2,941-$9,577($420-$1,368 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $111 to $224 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $958 to $2,177 for first class

Lodging: $201 to $332 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $540 to $972 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Interlaken for a week is $4,676-$13,322($668-$1,903 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $222 to $448 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,916 to $4,354 for first class

Lodging: $201 to $332 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $540 to $972 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Interlaken for a week is $9,352-$23,728($1,336-$3,390 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $444 to $896 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,832 to $8,708 for first class

Lodging: $402 to $664 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $864 to $1,458 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Interlaken Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Interlaken is much higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Interlaken due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Interlaken Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Interlaken hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Interlaken.

 

Flight Costs to Interlaken

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $973 average in early August to a low of $679 in early November. Median flight price is $782. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Interlaken our data includes 426 originating airports, and 197 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Interlaken from an airport like Stewart International (SWF) in Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY (the United States) for an average $12,735 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Koeln Bonn (CGN) in Cologne (Germany) at an average of just $86.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Wednesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Interlaken, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $295, so you can easily save about 43% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Interlaken can easily cost $440 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $29 per person. Private tours can cost $874 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

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