The wonders of nature and a stunning panorama – the train makes it easy
The summit of the Niederhorn is just under 2000 m above sea level and towers above Beatenberg. Whatever the time of year, you will have a fantastic panoramic view of Lake Thun, the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau and many other imposing mountain peaks. On a clear day, you’ll enjoy a view over the Aare valley and as far as the Jura. A ten-minute journey on the funicular railway takes you from Beatenbucht to Beatenberg, where you can take the cable car to the summit. The journey to the upper station takes ten minutes and is a memorable experience in itself. You're sure to be amazed by the Bernese Oberland’s unique landscape of mountains and lakes.
The funicular railway to Beatenberg operates all year round, the cable car to the Niederhorn seasonally. The summer season lasts from mid-April to mid-November, during which time the railway runs daily. If the colours of autumn linger long enough, you can enjoy the popular autumn magic special trips on certain dates between November and December. The winter season commences just before Christmas. Details of the operating times can be found in the general information on the Niederhornbahn.
Your highlights at a glance
- It takes only 30 minutes to reach the summit from Beatenbucht
- Imposing panorama
- Beatenbucht is accessible by bus, boat or private car
- Open all year
To ensure that your trip is perfect in every way, please note
- Check the operating times and timetable, especially in inclement weather conditions
- Plan your journey – will you be travelling to Beatenbucht by bus, boat or car?
- Check the timetable for possible connections
- Pack the right equipment for your activity
Bus stop available
Suitable for any weather
Suitable for the Elderly
for Children of all Ages
Suitable for Pushchair
for Children of the age of 0-3
for Children of the age of 3-6
for Children of the age of 6-10
for Children of the age of 10 upwards
Children's Playground (outdoors)
Handicapped accessible WC