Hiking ticket

You can travel three sections by train in comfort and hike one section.
Example: journey Brienz → Planalp → Rothorn / hike Rothorn → Planalp / journey Planalp → Brienz. The section on foot can be chosen freely.

Important information for ticket purchases to or from Planalp middle station

Please note our effective departure times from the Planalp middle station when selecting your ticket.

Ascent from Planalp to Rothorn Kulm
08.02* 09.03 10.07 11.12 12.15 13.27 14.27 15.27 17.03
Descent from Planalp to Brienz
09.35* 10.10 11.50 12.58 14.02 15.02 16.02 17.02 18.12

* The trains at 08.02 from Planalp to Rothorn Kulm and at 09.35 from Planalp to Brienz run every Saturday and Sunday in July, August and September.

This ticket with seat guarantee...

… includes a guaranteed seat on the desired departure.
… gives you direct access to the platform.
… must be shown at the turnstile with any reduction (Swiss Travel Pass, Half Fare Card).
… can neither be exchanged nor refunded.

Important information:

  • The seats are not numbered and can therefore be chosen freely. The turnstile opens 30 minutes before departure. Show up at the access time and you will have more choice of seats.

  • Our compartments offer space for eight people. When there is a high volume of guests, we use the available capacity.

  • The surcharge for a guaranteed seat is CHF 8.00 per person. As soon as you select the desired ticket, the seat guarantee will be added automatically.

  • If you have one of the following reductions, passes or cards, you can buy the guaranteed seat for CHF 8.00 per person ("Seat guarantee"):
    Bernese Oberland Pass, Tell Pass, Camping Card Bernese Oberland, Brienz Guest Card, SBB Ticket
    You will receive your valid ticket at the ticket office in Brienz upon presentation of the reductions, passes or cards.

  • If you it is your birthday on the day of the trip, you can also only buy the guaranteed seat for CHF 8.00 per person ("Seat guarantee") and receive the ticket at the ticket office upon presentation of an ID.

Tickets and seat guarantees will be checked for validity before boarding the train.


All departure times from Planalp are subject to an extra 30 minutes.