Travelling to KISC

How to get to us

 

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High up in the mountains, Kandersteg can be found in the Jungfrau-Aletsch region of the Swiss Alps, about 65km from Bern, or a 1 hour train journey away.

You can reach us by plane, train or car and the local bus from the station is free, if you wear your scarf. If you’re walking from the station, we’re about 20 minutes awayy at the end of the valley on the northern side of the Lötschberg tunnel.

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Travelling to KISC

About Kandersteg

A traditional Alpine village in the heart of the Bernese Oberland, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Surrounded by stunning mountains, epic waterfalls and beautiful nature, Kandersteg also has lots of shops and services to make your stay more comfortable. Including: Restaurants, hotels, grocery stores, a doctors practice, banks, cash machines, a Catholic and Protestant Church and a garage. The village also has its own outdoor swimming pool, indoor rock climbing centre, a Scout museum, Ski jump, mountain tubing centre, and via ferrata.

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Train travel in Switzerland

For Swiss train timetables and prices visit the 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 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 many 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 a Eurail Pass. A Eurail Pass is an all-in-one train ticket giving you flexible access to most trains across Europe. Most trains can just be boarded, other ones require a booking in advance where only a small booking fee applies. It can also be used to just travel around Switzerland. More information is available on the Eurail website.

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