SwitzerlandWengen, Switzerland

Wengen Location

Getting There

The Jungfrau Region - including Grindelwald, Wengen, Murren and Lauterbrunnen encompasses probably the most impressive landscape of the Bernese Oberland.

Wengen a public car free, traditional yet trendy holiday resort (1274 m) lying on a sheltered, sun-soaked terrace, 400 metres above the picturesque Lauterbrunnen Valley. The fantastic surrounding scenery is dominated by the dramatic Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau massif. This amazing area offers family fun, hiking and superb skiing at Männlichen-Kleine Scheidegg and the Eiger Glacier.


By Plane

There are international airports in Zurich, Geneva, Basel and Berne.

Zurich and Geneva have their own airport railway station with direct connections to Interlaken Ost. Grindelwald can be reached within 35 minutes by Bernese Oberland rack-railway from Interlaken.

Zürich Kloten / All major airlines
Rail: time 3 hrs. 15 min.
Road: distance 196 km  / journey time 2 hrs. 45 min.

Genf Cointrin / All major airlines
Rail: time 3 hrs. 53 min.
Road: distance 207 km  / journey time 3 hrs.

Bern-Belp / regional airlines
Road: distance 96 km  / journey time 1 hrs. 05 min.

Basel Mulhouse EuroAirport / European airlines
Rail: time 3 hrs. 20 min.
Road: distance 173 km / journey time 2 hrs. 30 min.

By Car

Wengen is a pedestrian village. Access by car is only possible as far as Lauterbrunnen.

Motorways from Basel, Geneva, Zurich and Berne to Spiez. From here well-built secondary roads go via Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen (Wengen is car free).

Drive to Lauterbrunnen

to Zurich: 129 km via Brünig; 197 km via Bern
to Geneva: 225 km
to Basel: 170 km
to Bern: 65 km

The Swiss motorways are subject to a toll. The fee is CHF 40.00 per year. Motorway stickers can be purchased at the border, at petrol stations and at post offices.

Other Transport


International express trains reaching Interlaken guarantee comfortable trips.

Interlaken is easily reached by mainline trains of the world-famous Swiss railway system, from where it only takes a 20 minutes train ride to Lauterbrunnen and a further 15 minutes by cog train to Wengen.
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