Getting to Adelboden
Adelboden is easy to get to by car from nearest airport Bern or by rail (and bus) from Zurich, which is the nearest main international airport to Adelboden with flight connections worldwide. Private transfers from the airport to the resort are also easy to arrange.
Airports nearest to Adelboden
Bern (Belp) airport is nearest to Adelboden, but it is usually easier and possibly cheaper to fly to Basel, Zurich or Geneva. The most convenient of these is Zurich which has good public transport and private transfer providers. Distances and journey times by car are as follows:
Bern 70km 45 min
Basel 160km 2 hours 15 min
Zurich 180km 2 hours 30 min
Geneva 230km 3 hours
Getting from the airport to Adelboden by private transfer
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Getting from the airport to Adelboden by public transport
From Bern (Belp) airport to Adelboden by bus and train takes 2 hours. Take the bus from Belp airport to the railway station in Bern city centre (30 minutes) then take a train (directly or via Spiez) to Frutigen, then the bus to Adelboden. From Basel airport takes about 3 hours, change at Munsingen and Frutigen.
Total journey time from Zurich airport to Adelboden by rail and bus is 2 hours 50 minutes. Take the Inter City express from Zurich airport to Bern or Spiez, then the Regio Express Lotschberger as far as Frutigen and then the bus from Frutigen to Adelboden. To travel by train and bus from Geneva airport via Bern and Frutigen to Adelboden takes about 3 hours 30 minutes.
It’s just a 2 minute walk from the railway platform at Frutigen to the bus stops outside the station, where the 230 Adelboden bus will be waiting for you. It’s then a scenic 30 minute bus journey from Frutigen to the bus station in Adelboden, which is centrally situated in the main street of the village.
Journey times by train from nearest airports to Adelboden are as follows:
Bern 2 hours
Basel 3 hours
Geneva 3 hours 30 minutes
Zurich 2 hours 50 minutes
For details of rail journey and timetables go to www.sbb.ch