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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Travelling to KISC

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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Getting to KISC easy & fast

Walk
Duration
20 - 30 minutes
Route:  show on map

From the Kandersteg train station you can either walk to the Centre following the blue KISC hiking signs (natural path - not suitable for suitcases with wheels) or the main road (20-30 minutes walk).  

Duration
20 - 30 minutes
Route:  show on map

Local Bus
Duration
5 minutes
Price
Free with scout necker

Another option to get directly to the Centre is by taking the local bus which is free if you wear a scout neckerchief or with a tourist pass. These passes can be picked up at Reception. In busy summer and winter weeks, the bus departs from the train station every hour. Check the local bus schedule here. The bus stops right outside the Centre. The stop is called Pfadizentrum which is German for Scout Center.

 
Duration
5 minutes
Price
Free with scout necker

Luggage transport
Price
CHF 30 per one run

To make your journey easier, we can also provide a pick-up or drop-off of your luggage to and from the train station in Kandersteg. This service can be requested year around. This service operates during office hours (08:00 - 12:00 & 14:00 - 18:00). The luggage transport costs CHF 30.00 per run and needs to be booked in advance. We can transport your luggage and one member of your group to help us load and unload the luggage. Any additional people need to either walk or take the bus. Request luggage transport by contacting us.

Price
CHF 30 per one run

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