This page will tell you all you need to know about transfers to Zweisimmen a ski resort in Gstaad Mountain Rides, Swiss Alps with 25km of Piste and altitudes ranging from 950m to 2000m above mean sea level. This resort is part of the Gstaad Mountain Rides ski area with access to 144 individual pistes, served by 57 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Zweisimmen itself (25km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Gstaad Mountain Rides ski resorts of Château d'Oex, Gstaad Mountain Rides, Saanen, Saanenmöser and Schönried.
We have listed the airports in order of distance from the resort, with the nearest at the top. This should give you the best idea of the airport transfer you need. We have also taken a look at alternative transport methods to and from the resort. Public transport options, if available, are given towards the end of the page.
Zweisimmen is a municipality in the Obersimmental-Saanen administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. Zweisimmen is first mentioned in 1228 as Duessimenes. In 1257 it was mentioned as Zweinlixhenun. The oldest trace of a settlement in the are some scattered mesolithic artifacts from Mannenberg-Riedli. The remains of a Roman era settlement were found at Mannried.During the Middle Ages a significant trade route over the Alps to Valais and Lake Geneva passed through the Zweisimmen region.
There are six Airports within two hours’ drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Zweisimmen are perfectly feasible. Berne Airport is just one hour’s drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.
The following airports link this resort to other parts of the world:
There are buses which ply to the resort from the airport listed above. Train options are available for this resort with train links from Berne airport where trains run Mon-Sun: 6 AM–9:30 PM · every 30 min and the journey takes 2 hours and 8 minutes. From Basel airport where trains ply Mon-Sun: 5:30 AM–8:30 PM · every 40 min and the journey takes 2 hours and 50 minutes. From Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg airport trains run Mon-Sun: 5 AM–8 PM · every 40 min and the journey time is 3 hours and 4 minutes. From other airports train options are also available but the journey time may be longer.
While many people do use the public transport listed above they can sometimes be time consuming like some train journeys from airports not listed above may take up a long time to reach the resort. You are much better off booking an airport transfer from the airport where you land especially if you are travelling as a group. You will benefit from a shorter journey time and a direct route. You also get the added bonus of travelling in comfort, and of a guaranteed journey that is pre-booked. Airport transfers are also the most cost-effective method of getting to this beautiful ski resort.