Grindelwald, Jungfrau Region, SwitzerlandGrindelwald and the Wetterhorn ©Jungfrau Region Tourismus AG

Nearest airports: Bern (69km); Zurich (152km); Basel (173km); Geneva (234km)
On rail network: YES


Nestled in a valley at 1,034 metres in the Jungfrau region of the Bernese Oberland, Grindelwald is an appealing, active, lively village which also has its quiet side. 

Along with 11 other top destinations in the alpine region, Grindelwald is a member of Best of the Alps, an organisation synonymous with lifestyle, sports, events and tourism. As such it is acts as a springboard for a huge variety of mountain activities from skiing, hiking and climbing to mountain biking, golf and watersports. 

Grindelwald is part of the Jungfrau ski region which also includes the resorts of Wengen, Murren, Haslital and Lauterbrunnen and which, in winter, gives skiers and snowboarders access to 206km of pistes set against the jagged backdrop of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau peaks. The village is also an excellent year-round choice for trips into the surrounding mountains including the scenically splendid mountain railway to the Jungfraujoch, the highest station in Europe (3,454m), the gondola to the summit of the Männlichen and hikes on the Kleine Scheidegg and around the highly picturesque First region. In addition, Grindelwald is the venue for a number of annual events including the Eiger Bike Challenge, the Velogemel World Cup and the Eiger Ultra Trail as well as the World Snow Festival. 

Getting to resort

Airport transfers
In both summer and winter Grindelwald can easily be reached by car on good roads from the airports of Basel, Zurich, Geneva or Bern.
Alternatively, visitors approaching from the south can get to Grindelwald by car via the Grimsel Pass or Susten Pass (Summer only) or via the Simplon Pass followed by the Lötschberg Car Transport (car-carrying train).
Alternatively trains depart from Zurich, Basel and Geneva airports to Bern where passengers can continue on to Interlaken Ost/Grindelwald. Total journey time approx. 2.5 hours/3 hours
From Bern airport take the airport bus to the central Bern station for onward train connections via Interlaken Ost.
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By train
International trains from over 12 countries within Europe offer train connections to Switzerland. Within Switzerland, you can reach Interlaken Ost by Intercity train, then take a connection to Grindelwald. There are direct trains from Basel to Interlaken Ost; from Zurich or Geneva you need to change in Bern. Trains run every 30 minutes. For information and timetables.

In resort
There is a free public bus in Grindelwald for holders of a guest card and/or ski pass.

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