Getting here & maps

Car

Direction Bern, Thun, Spiez, Kandersteg. Turn in direction Oeschinensee by the tourist center in the village of Kandersteg. The parking is right at the cable car station (CHF 5 / day). Reaching us from Valais via the Lötschberg tunnel on the BLS car transport.

Driving to the lake by car
Car access is forbidden by law to the lake. There is a non public road. Cars must be parked in Kandersteg.

Train

From Bern or oder Brig: evey hour connections to “Kandersteg”. From the train station in the village of Kandersteg, walk about 15′ to the cable car station. Busses available several times a day. Timetable.

Foot / Hiking

From the cable car top station: Walking path no1 to Oeschinensee; 30′. From Kandersteg: N°4 straight to the lake, 1h30’ (steep up the hill!).

Airport

From Zurich (3h), Geneva (3,5h), Basel (2h) or Bern (1,20h) airporst in direction “Kandersteg”. Access from Kandersteg to Oeschinensee by foot or cable car only – no cars / taxis allowed.

Travel Coach

For coaches, large parking lots are available. 100m by foot to the cable car station only.

Map of Kandersteg and Lake Oeschinen region