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Lötschental – it’s closer than you think. This section includes information that will help you to plan your journey by road to the Lötschental.


Travelling from the North (D) (CH) - Basle, Berne, Zurich

  • Take the autobahn following the signs for Berne and Interlaken as far as Spiez
  • Follow the main road to Kandersteg following the signs for Autoverlad Lötschberg (BLS Lötschberg Tunnel Car Transport Train)
  • Goppenstein, Ferden, Kippel, Wiler, Blatten

 

Travelling from the West (F) - Geneva, Lausanne, Chamonix

  • Take the autobahn passing Geneva and Lausanne to Siders (Sierre)
  • Follow the main "A" road to Steg following the signs for Autoverlad Lötschberg (BLS Lötschberg Tunnel Car Transport Train)
  • Goppenstein, Ferden, Kippel, Wiler, Blatten

 

Travelling from the Southwest (I) - Turin, Aosta region

  • From Aosta head towards the Great St. Bernard Pass
  • Either cross the pass (2,469 m above sea level) or go via the tunnel
  • Take the autobahn to Martigny, heading for Siders (Sierre)
  • Follow the main road to Steg following the signs for Autoverlad Lötschberg (BLS Lötschberg Tunnel Car Transport Train)
  • Goppenstein, Ferden, Kippel, Wiler, Blatten

 

Travelling from the South (I) - Milan, Lake Maggiore

  • Take the Milan autostrada towards Sempione (Domodossola)
  • At the end of the autostrada, continue to the border at Iselle/Gondo
  • Cross the Simplon Pass (2,004 m above sea level) and head for Brig
  • Follow the main road towards Visp and Sion as far as Steg following the signs for Autoverlad Lötschberg (BLS Lötschberg Tunnel Car Transport Train)
  • Goppenstein, Ferden, Kippel, Wiler, Blatten

 

Travelling from the Southeast (CH) - Ticino

  • Take the Lugano autobahn towards Airolo (St. Bernard)
  • Cross the Nufenen Pass (2,478 m above sea level) towards Brig
  • Follow the main "A" road towards Visp and Sion as far as Steg following the signs for Autoverlad Lötschberg (BLS Lötschberg Tunnel Car Transport Train)
  • Goppenstein, Ferden, Kippel, Wiler, Blatten

 

Travelling from the East (CH) (A)- Vorarlberg, Grisons

  • Take the Bregenz autobahn towards Chur as far as Reichenau
  • Head towards the Vorderrheintal through the Oberalp Pass (2,044 m above sea level) as far as Andenmatt
  • Continue towards Hospental over the Furka Pass (2,431 m above sea level) or take the car transport train
  • Follow the main road towards Brig and Sion as far as Steg following the signs for Autoverlad Lötschberg (BLS Lötschberg Tunnel Car Transport Train)
  • Goppenstein, Ferden, Kippel, Wiler, Blatten

 

Information on the car transport Lötschberg
The Car Transport Lötschberg runs every 30 mins and every 15 mins at weekends between Kandersteg and Goppenstein. For more information about the Car Transport Lötschberg call telephone +41(0) 900 55 33 33 (CHF 1.50/min from the fixed network) or visit www.bls.ch/autoverlad.

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Live cam Kandersteg

 

More information: Furka  Oberalp  Simplon  Grimsel   Nufenen  Gotthard   Gr. St. Bernhard


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