The gondola lift and restaurants at Lake Oeschinen will be closed from 24.10.2022. Start of the winter season: 23.12.2022

Arrival and parking

The journey by car to the valley station of the Kandersteg-Oeschinensee gondola takes you through the beautiful village of Kandersteg in the Bernese Oberland. By train you enjoy the idyllic landscape through the Kander valley.

Only park in the designated parking spaces! Otherwise a fine by the municipality of Kandersteg cannot be ruled out.

Lake Oeschinen cannot be reached by car!

Parking spaces valley station

Spiez: Follow the signs to Kandersteg and stay on the main road. Directly after the small bridge vis à vis Käthi-Sport-Mode turn left and follow the road keeping left until you reach the car park directly at the valley station.

Lötschberg car transport: Follow the signs to Kandersteg. The journey takes you through Bahnhofstrasse to the main road, turn left. At the crossroads vis à vis Käthy Sport + Mode, turn right and keep left until you reach the car park directly at the valley station.

Parking spaces at the entrance to Kandersteg

Other parking "Im Chehr", which is recommended especially in fine weather and therefore when there is a large crowd. A short walk of about 5-10 minutes follows. Directly at the entrance to the village.

Special parking spaces are available for buses/coaches at the valley station or at the municipal administration.

For a stress-free journey, we recommend the BLS Lötschberger adventure train. You can find the timetable here. From Kandersteg railway station you can reach the valley station of the Oeschinensee gondola lift on foot (15 min.) or by local bus (8 min.):

Follow the signs towards Oeschinensee from the railway station. Straight ahead towards the main road, turn left. Use the left fork at the bridge. Then follow the road all the way to the valley station.

The cable car from Kandersteg to Lake Oeschinen is connected to public transport - so don't forget your GA or Half-Fare Card. The Junior ticket is valid and entitles children accompanied by a parent to free travel.