Wengen to Gstaad

Aug 21st, 2009, 10:22 AM
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Wengen to Gstaad

We'll be heading to Wengen in a couple of weeks.... and of course, will get the BO Region travel pass. We are thinking of travelling over to Gstaad via train as a day trip.

I am hoping that the well travelled folks here can give us an idea of how long a trip this is and whether it's worth it.

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Aug 21st, 2009, 10:53 AM
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Hi Wengenlover,

After about three or four trips to Wengen and the Oberland, I finally made a long-ish trip to Gstaad. Now, I prefer that area to the Oberland -- its hills are softer, rounder, and more lush. I don't think it would take much imagination to see why it's been a magnet for the rich & whatnot since the 1950s.

But the trip will be long, about 2h48 in each direction (I usually limit my day-trips to two hours in each direction or else enjoyment plummets). You can get the exact schedule & changes at the Swiss rail site,


You could break up the journey by spending some time in Spiez, walking to the lake, soaking up the views. You could even take a ferry from Interlaken to Spiez if you have loads of time.

Here are links to my "reviews" (w/photos) of the area:



Anyway, have fun!

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