Interlaken is ideally
located in the center of the Bernese Oberland, between the lakes
of Thun and Brienz and at the foot of the world famous alpine peaks
Eiger, Moench and Jungfrau.
By air: The nearest
international airports are: Zurich Airport (major airlines, 2 hrs
by train or car), Geneva (major airlines, 2 1/2 hrs by train or
car), Bern-Belp (regional and Swiss airlines, 45 minutes by train
or car), Basel (European airlines, 1 1/2 hrs by train or car). The
military airport in Interlaken offers possibility for civil landings
for smaller airplanes. Info Phone +41 33 822 21 21, Fax +41 33 822
52 21 or mail@InterlakenTourism.ch
By rail: Integrated
part of the Swiss Travel System network with 9000 miles of railroads,
boat and postal bus routes. Direct train connections from and to
Zurich airport and all mayor Swiss cities every hour. Direct daily
services from and to Frankfurt-Braunschweig-Berlin (ICE) Karlsruhe-Mainz-Koeln-Duesseldorf-Amsterdam
(EC) Munich-Prag (EC). A train schedule can be found at http://www.sbb.ch/index_e.htm.
By road: Road
connections link Interlaken with the airports of Zurich, Geneva,
Basel, as well as with the rest of the world by the well developed
road system of Switzerland.