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How Do I Get From Bern to Blausee?

Last Updated on December 11, 2023 by Darla

Blausee is a scenic lake in the Kander Valley in the Bernese Oberland. It’s a gorgeous blue lake with crystal-clear water. The color is unusual in that it’s a light blue, with almost no tinge of green or turquoise, unlike most other lakes in Switzerland.

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There have been questions about whether Blausee, Switzerland, is worth visiting. If you’re wondering if it’s worth visiting Blausee, you can check out our article here: Is Blausee Worth Visiting? The Honest Truth About It.

Logistical concerns will inevitably arise. Those who wish to travel by train in Switzerland need to know several specifics before doing so. In this article, we will explore the train journey between Bern and Blausee.

How do you get from Bern to Blausee, Switzerland? Let’s find out.

How To Get From Bern to Blausee Website

As a first step, you should know about this website: If you wish to install the app on your phone, they have one as well. Using the website, you can simply type in your arrival and departure destinations. After that, it will guide you to where you need to be and when. 

How To Get From Bern to Blausee

To get to Blausee from Bern, you’ll have to take the following connections:

  1. In Bern, take the regional train to Frutigen.
  2. In Frutigen, take Bus 230 to Kandersteg. Get off in Blausee BE.

How To Get From Blausee to Bern

To get from Blausee to Bern, you’ll have to take the following connections:

  1. In Blausee, take Bus 230 to Adelboden, Post. Get off in Frutigen, Bahnhof.
  2. In Frutigen, take the regional train to Bern.

How Long Does the Journey From Bern To Blausee Take?

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The following table shows the travel duration from Bern to Blausee or the other way around (updated December 2023):

RouteEstimated Travel Time
Bern – Frutigen – Blausee BE1 hour 2 minutes
Blausee BE – Frutigen – Bern1 hour 13 minutes

How Much Will the Train Ticket From Bern to Blausee Cost?

As of the time of publishing the article (updated December 2023), a single journey ticket costs the following:

RouteFull Fare (CHF)Half Fare (CHF)
Bern – Blausee BE33.4016.70

Do You Need a Seat Reservation on the Train?

Individuals do not need to pre-book a seat on the train.

For the bus journey, reservations for groups of 10 or more can be made until the day before the trip. Bicycle riders also need to reserve a spot. Please call +41336737474 if you want anything reserved for the bus journey.

Can You Drive Into Blausee?

Yes, you can take your car directly from Bern to Blausee. The total travel time by car is 48 minutes (around 57 kilometers).

There is a parking lot right in front of the entrance to the Blausee Nature Park. Take note that it fills up relatively quickly, especially on a good, summer day.

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Am I Allowed to Travel From Bern To Blausee?

Yes, Blausee is currently open to visitors. Please check the website for more information

Darla is the owner of Her home is in the German-speaking part of Switzerland. Having lived almost 20 years in Switzerland, she's traveled extensively all over the country. Darla's favorite regions to visit in Switzerland include Engadin, Lake Geneva, Bernese Oberland, Ticino, and Valais. She loves spending time with her family, hiking, visiting museums, and reading books.

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