At the heart of the Swiss Alps

Kandersteg can be reached rapidly and easily by both road and rail. Fast trains stop at our village. Our transfer service (3 min. drive) makes arrival and departure easy. Car parking facilities are available for guests free of charge.

By train:

The station where trains stop every hour is 2 minutes on foot from the village centre. Take the train and don't worry about stressful traffic jams. One hour from Berne, less than 2 ½ hours from Zürich and Basel. Unser Transfehrdienst (bitte voranmelden) holt Sie gerne gratis am Bahnhof ab.

Luggage in Switzerland: you can send your luggage - suitcases, bags or skis - for CHF 10.-- per piece from any station. Groups and families with family tickets pay only CHF 8.-- per piece. It's advisable to send your luggage one day ahead. Max. weight per piece: 25 kilos.

How to get there by public transport

Info, tickets, seat reservations: our station will be happy to help you plan your journey and also give you useful tips for excursions.

BLS Reisezentrum
Bahnhof Kandersteg
CH-3718 Kandersteg
Tel. +41 33 675 83 84
or any station near your home.

By car:

From the north take the motorway via Basel (A2) or Zürich (A1) or Geneva (A1) to Berne. From Berne take the motorway A6 to Thun and Spiez. After another 24 km on a good main road you'll reach your holiday destination, Kandersteg. Travel time from Basel ~2 hours, from Zürich and Geneva ~2 ½ hours and from Berne ~1 hour.

From the south drive over the Simplon pass and take the car train through the Lötschberg tunnel. BLS car transport Lötschberg.

Road traffic info Switzerland:

By air:

International airports in Berne, Zürich, Geneva and Basel have excellent direct rail connections to Kandersteg.