Travelling to KISC

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The Centre is located in Kandersteg, a small traditional Swiss village. Kandersteg is in the UNESCO World Heritage alpine region of Jungfrau-Aletsch.

Kandersteg is situated 65 kilometres from Bern, the capital of Switzerland and in the heart of Bernese Alps. The most spoken language in the area is German. But don’t worry, you will be able to also find your way with basic English, French or Italian. You can access the region by air, rail or road.

 

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Know Kandersteg

Kandersteg is a small traditional Swiss village with a population of over 1’200 people.

Kandersteg has a developed infrastructure that includes hotels with restaurants, two grocery shops, a drug store, a doctor’s office, banks with cash machine, a Catholic and a Protestant church, souvenir shops, sports shops, a car service and other tourism and leisure facilities (e.g. swimming pool, wellness, indoor climbing centre, village and scout museum, ski jump / mountain tubing area, etc.). 

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Train travel in Switzerland

For Swiss train timetables and prices visit websites of the major railway companies covering the area around Kandersteg: SBB or BLS. The websites have also an eco calculator so that you can compare the environmental impact of your journey.

If you are arriving from your country to one of the Switzerland’s airports or Swiss border points and planning to mostly stay in one location, check out the Swiss Transfer Ticket. Maybe it’s something for you! Zurich main station, Bern, Geneva, Lausanne and Lugano also count as border or airport stations.

Interrail
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European residents

For residents of Europe, another option is an InterRail Pass. The Interrail Pass is a train ticket that allows you to travel on almost all trains in Europe. With it, you get access to 37 railway and ferry companies in 30 countries. This famous way of travelling is available at different price rates for different periods of time, and enables you to travel free around Europe by train during a period of validity chosen by you. This makes it perfect if you plan to travel a lot inside of Switzerland and even beyond its borders to see as much interesting places as possible during your stay. Most trains can just be boarded, other ones require a booking in advance where only a small booking fee applies. The cheapest option for any InterRail ticket is to buy it in your country of origin. Detailed information on InterRail can be found on Interrail website.

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Eurail
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non-European residents

If you're non-European resident, you can travel to Switzerland and to other european destination using Eurail Pass. A Eurail Pass is an all-in-one train ticket giving you flexible access to most trains across Europe. Some trains do ask you to make a reservation, but most trains can be boarded as easily as flashing your Pass. It can also be used to just travel around Switzerland. More information is available on the Eurail website.

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