Interlaken Hostel Location

From the airport:

We have three major airports, Zurich, Geneva and Basel. Click on the following link to see the time schedules, no need to book a seat in Switzerland and you can purchase your tickets on arrival. http://www.sbb.ch/en/home.html

From Zurich airport (approx 2 hours):

  1. Take the train from Zurich airport towards Genève-Aéroport
  2. Get off at Interlaken West
  3. From Interlaken West station, turn left out of the station and follow the main street, turn right at the traffic circle just after McDonalds all the way down. Stay on the left hand side of the road and walk straight until you see brown signs pointing to Balmers. This takes 15 minutes.
  4. Don’t want to walk with your bags? Alternatively, walk 2 minutes to Interlaken, Rugenparkstrasse from Interlaken West
  5. Then, catch the 104 bus towards Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof (4 minutes ride)
  6. Get off at Matten b. I., Hotel Sonne and then walk 1 minute to Balmer’s hostel

From Geneva airport (approx 3 hours):

  1. From Geneva airport take the IR train going towards Lurzen
  2. Get off at Interlaken West
  3. From Interlaken West station, turn left out of the station and follow the main street, turn right at the traffic circle just after McDonalds all the way down. Stay on the left hand side of the road and walk straight until you see brown signs pointing to Balmers. This takes 15 minutes.
  4. Don’t want to walk with your bags from Interlaken West Station? Alternatively, walk 2 minutes to Interlaken, Rugenparkstrasse from Interlaken West
  5. Then, catch the 104 bus towards Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof (4 minutes ride)
  6. Get off at Matten b. I., Hotel Sonne and then walk 1 minute to Balmer’s hostel

From Basel airport (approx 3 hours):

  1. From Basel Airport catch the 50 bus towards Basel, Bahnhof SBB
  2. Get off at Basel SBB station
  3. From Basel SBB, catch a train to Interlaken West
  4. From Interlaken West station, turn left out of the station and follow the main street, turn right at the traffic circle just after McDonalds all the way down. Stay on the left hand side of the road and walk straight until you see brown signs pointing to Balmers. This takes 15 minutes.
  5. Don’t want to walk with your bags from Interlaken West Station? Alternatively, walk 2 minutes to Interlaken, Rugenparkstrasse from Interlaken West
  6. Then, catch the 104 bus towards Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof (4 minutes ride)
  7. Get off at Matten b. I., Hotel Sonne and then walk 1 minute to Balmer’s hostel

By bus:

  • From the Interlaken West station take the bus number 105 and get off at the stop Hotel Sonne.
  • From the Ost Station take the bus number 104 and get off at the stop Hotel Sonne.
  • We are about 30 meters from both stops. Bus fare is Sfr 3.80 per person. Busses start running from 07.00am till about 20:30pm.

Walking:

  • It takes about 15 minutes.
  • From Interlaken West station, turn left out of the station and follow the main street, turn right at the traffic circle just after McDonalds all the way down. Stay on the left hand side of the road and walk straight until you see brown signs pointing to Balmers.
  • From Interlaken Ost station – exit straight out of station, between the bank and the Coop shopping Centre, straight through two traffic circles, and follow brown signs to BALMERS.
  • You can also get a taxi for about 15 chf from either train station.

Parking

  • Free Parking Available a short walk away and pay-parking available across the street from Balmers.

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