This page should explain all you need to know about airport transfers to Grindelwald, a Swiss Ski resort in the beautiful Bernese Alps The airports are listed in order of distance and transfer time. The closest airport to Grindelwald is at the top. This should help you to find the right transfer option for your journey. We also try to offer additional help and advice for you on travel from your chosen airport to Grindelwald. We have also included information on public transport options which can be found at the bottom of this page.
Grindelwald is an attractive ski resort in the Bernese Alps. It is a no-car zone in keeping with many of Switzerland?s villages. The challenge of the magnificent Eiger glacier is one of the main attractions. The resort offers slopes for all levels of experience. There are many hotels in the region, and guest houses at a lower budget price. The region is picturesque and offers typical Alpine views.
The most convenient airport to reach Grindelwald is either Zurich or Berne, both of which are a one to two hour transfer to Grindelwald. The closest airports to Grindelwald are Berne and Zurich. Basel and Geneva are also options for Grindelwald but transfer time can be well over two hours during peak travel time. We recommend that you use airport transfers from all the above airports. This is the most cost-effective and direct method of travelling to Grindelwald. The guarantee of a journey is a further bonus. You might also wish to consider car hire, with facilities available at all the listed airports.
Grindelwald, like many Swiss villages and resorts, is a no car zone. There is no road into the town so access is by rail from Lauterbrunnen. This means that public transport is a viable option for travel to the resort, and the following tips and travel times may be of help:
Travelling times to Grindelwald
Bern HB Station : 70 km (44 mi) transfer time: 1 ¼ hours, by train:1 ½ hours
Bern Belp Airport : 65 km (40 mi) transfer time: 1 hours, by train: 2 ½ hours
Basel SBB Station : 159 km (99 mi) transfer time: 2 ½ hours, by train: 2 ¾ hours
Basel Euro Airport : 191 km (119 mi) transfer time: 3 ½ hours, by train: 3 ¼ hours
Lucerne Station : 78 km (49 mi) transfer time: 1 ½ hours, by train: 2 ½ hours
Geneva : 226 km (141 mi) transfer time: 3 hours, by train: 4 hours
Genève-Aéroport : 224 km (140 mi) transfer time: 3 hours, by train: 4 hours
Zürich HB SBB Station : 137 km (85 mi) transfer time: 2 ½ hours, by train: 2 ¾ hours
Zürich Kloten Airport : 149 km (92 mi) transfer time: 2 ½ hours, by train: 3 hours .
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Although the town is connected to the rail network many changes will be needed if travelling by rail. We recommend that you book airport transfers to and from Grindelwald. This convenient method of travel to and from the resort is also the most cost effective. You will take advantage of a regular shuttle and travel in comfort. It is by far the quickest method, and is a guaranteed journey. With no rail links to the resort public transport is a limited option.