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Convenient Travel by Rail, Car and Air

The Gstaad holiday region is located in the south-west of Switzerland right on the border to the French-speaking part of the country. The region is easily accessed by rail or car from the regions around Lake Thun and Lake Geneva and the Gruyere region Direct connections to the European high-speed rail network and all international airports in Switzerland guarantee a time-saving and pleasant journey.

"MOB" (Montreux-Oberland Bernois) railway
"MOB" (Montreux-Oberland Bernois) railway
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    Departure Arrival

    By Rail

    From the Berne region (Western and Northern Switzerland): SBB Bern-Spiez (direct ICE link from Germany and the Netherlands): change, BLS to Zweisimmen: change, MOB: Zweisimmen-Saanenmöser-Schönried-Gstaad-Saanen, Direct route from Berne-Zweisimmen with the "Lötschberger" train

    From the Central Switzerland regionSBB Lucerne-Interlaken: change, BLS to Spiez: change, BLS to Zweisimmen: change, MOB: Zweisimmen-Saanenmoser - Schonried-Gstaad -Saanen

    From the Valais region (Italy): SBB Domodossola-Brig: possible change to BLS to Spiez: change, BLS to Zweisimmen: change, MOB: Zweisimmen-Saanenmoser - Schonried-Gstaad -Saanen

    From the Lausanne region (Western Switzerland): SBB Lausanne-Montreux: change, MOB: Montreux-Saanen-Gstaad-Schönried-Saanenmöser-Zweisimmen

    Swiss Travel System

    The holiday destination of Gstaad has a well developed public transport system.
    The holiday destination of Gstaad has a well developed public transport system.

    By Car

    From the Berne region (Western and Northern Switzerland): A6 Berne-Spiez motorway: Wimmis exit. Follow the main road (Simmental valley) to Boltigen-Zweisimmen - Saanen-GstaadFrom the Central Switzerland region: Lucerne-Brünigpass-Brienzwiler: A8 motorway to Interlaken: Follow the main road to Spiez: A6 motorway to Wimmis. Follow the main road (Simmental valley) to Boltigen-Zweisimmen - Saanen-GstaadFrom the Valais region: A9 Sierre - Lausanne motorway: Aigle exit. Follow the main road to Col du Pillon-Gsteig-Gstaad

    From the Lausanne region (Western Switzerland): A9/A12 Lausanne-Vevey-Berne motorway: Bulle exit. Follow the main road to Château d'Oex-Saanen-Gstaad

    Saanen Airport in the holiday region of Gstaad
    Saanen Airport in the holiday region of Gstaad

    Travel by air

    Via Zurich-Kloten: From Zurich-Kloten Airport, Gstaad can be reached in approximately 2:50 hours by car and 3:15 hours by rail.

    Via Geneva-Cointrin:: From Geneva-Cointrin, Gstaad can be reached in 2 hours by car and 2:40 hours by rail.

    Via Bern Airport
    : Bern Airport is the nearest airport. The remaining journey takes about 1:20 by car but allow 3 hours if travelling by rail.

    Via Saanen Airport
    : Air taxis connect Saanen Airport in the holiday region of Gstaad to many national and international destinations.

    Public transport in the holiday region of Gstaad

    The holiday destination of Gstaad benefits from an extensive public transport network, both within the region itself and beyond. The main mode of transport is the "MOB" (Montreux-Oberland Bernois) railway and a number of post bus routes. The MOB links up the villages of Château-d'Oex, Rougemont, Saanen, Gstaad, Schönried, Saanenmöser and Zweisimmen.

    Many post bus routes provide a well-connected public transport network in the holiday region of Gstaad.
    Many post bus routes provide a well-connected public transport network in the holiday region of Gstaad.

    Postal Bus

    Post buses operate along the following routes: Gstaad-Lauenen, Gstaad-Turbach, Schönried-Gstaad-Glacier 3000-Les Diablerets. NB: The post buses are also integrated into the SBB rail timetable.

    Ski- and Nightbus

    In addition, ski buses operate in Gstaad, Saanen and Rougemont between 21st December and 16th March from 9am to 5pm, every 15 minutes between the railway station and the mountain stations. The use of the ski bus is free for anyone, even without a ski pass. Lift and cable car passes are also valid on public transport in winter.

    Route plan
    Timetable Rougemont

    The night bus from Gstaad to Zweisimmen is in the night of New Year's Eve available to night owls at a unit price of CHF 5. - per person.

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    Gstaad

    The region has a further 9 chalet villages alongside Gstaad, located at an altitude of between 1,000 and 1,400 metres. Yet despite its style and class, Gstaad has remained genuinely Alpine and down-to-earth. It is proud of its tradition and lives and breathes it every day.

    Over a thousand cultural and sporting events are available to visitors every year, including top events with an international reputation. In addition, visitors will find first-class hotels, outstanding shopping facilities along the traffic-free promenade and an airport in Saanen.

    Contact

    Gstaad Saanenland Tourismus
    Promenade 41
    CH - 3780 Gstaad
    Tel +41 33 748 81 81
    Fax +41 33 748 81 83
    info@gstaad.ch

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