There is nothing worse than if you have to check out of your accommodation in Interlaken and have nowhere to leave your bags. After all, you want to make the most of your time in this stunning region, but you have your luggage to deal with!
Well, luckily, there are a few places you can store your luggage in Interlaken.
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Luggage Storage Companies in Interlaken
Over the last few years, lots of luggage storage options have sprung up all over the world and Interlaken is no exception. There are a few of the big operators available in Interlaken. They all make use of local businesses, hotels or restaurants to store your luggage. Which is a win-win for everyone involved.
One such company is Bounce. Bounce is a popular luggage storage network that offers multiple locations in Interlaken. You can book a storage spot online and drop off your bags for as little as CHF 5.00 per day. Bounce also offers $10,000 BounceShield™ protection for your bags for an extra CHF 1.65. Although your travel insurance might already protect you so be sure to check.
Their best spots in Interlaken depend on where you are. There are three, one near Interlaken West, one in Unterseen, and one in Böningen on the Brienzersee. They all have different opening times too, so check those before you book to make sure it suits what you are doing that day.
Interlaken Ost Train Station Luggage Storage
The most popular option for luggage storage is often the train station in Switzerland. Most stations have lockers and some even have left luggage service. Interlaken Ost has both!
Interlaken Ost train station has lockers where you can store your luggage for up to 72 hours. The lockers are available in various sizes, and the prices range from CHF 5- 7 per 24 hours, depending on the locker size. Below are the prices and sizes available, along with how many of each there are in Interlaken Ost.
|Dimensions||Price (CHF)||Number of Lockers|
|Small||24.8 x 42 x 75 cm|
9.7 x 16.5 x 29.5 inches
|Large||44.7 x 61.5 x 88 cm|
17.6 x 24.2 x 34.6 inches
The luggage lockers are located on the ground floor of the train station, near the escalators. However, if you need to store your luggage for more than 24 hours, it is recommended that you use the left luggage service instead of the lockers.
Of course, the lockers are accessible 24 hours a day, whereas the left luggage service is not. More on that below.
Left Luggage Service
The left luggage service at Interlaken Ost train station is a convenient option if you need to store your luggage for more than 24 hours. The service is available at the SBB travel center, which is located on the ground floor of the station. With the left luggage service, you can store your luggage for up to 30 days. The price for the left luggage service is CHF 12 per day.
- Opening Hours: 7 days a week, 7 am – 5.30 pm
- Cost: CHF 12 per piece per day
- Restrictions: Maximum weight 25 kg (55 lbs)
Other Options at Interlaken West Train Station
Interlaken West also has similar options is that is closer to where you are staying. Just be aware that most trains come and go via Interlaken Ost, so that is often the most convenient place to keep your luggage. Just plan accordingly.
Luggage Storage at Interlaken Hotels
If you’re staying at a hotel in Interlaken, you may be able to store your luggage there before check-in or after check-out. Many hotels offer this service to their guests, so it’s worth checking with your hotel to see if they have luggage storage available.
Some hotels may charge a fee for this service, while others may offer it for free. It’s important to check with your hotel beforehand to avoid any surprises.
When storing your luggage at a hotel, your bags will typically be kept in a secure room or area. Some hotels may even provide you with a ticket or receipt to ensure that only you can access your bags.
Overall, if you’re staying at a hotel in Interlaken, it’s worth checking with the hotel to see if they offer luggage storage. It can be a convenient and secure option for storing your bags before or after your stay. The only downside is that you have to come back to your hotel to get your luggage, then get to your train from there. Something to consider.