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Lake Brienz Travel Guide - Tourist Information

Destination Travel Guide - Tourist Information

Village Brienz is located amidst mountains and offers spectacular scenery and is a great place to visit. Its very near to Lucerne and Interlaken – located on the eastern side of Interlaken.

Interlaken name comes from ‘In between lakes’ – namely Lake Brienz and Lake Thun.

They call it Brienzersee – See being lake in German. So Lake Brienz becomes Brienzersee.

The railway station is just a short distance away from the ship embarkation point: Brienz is located on the narrow-gauge railway line which links the famous holiday destinations of Interlaken, Meiringen-Hasliberg, Brünig, Lucerne and Engelberg. You can also visit Giessbach Falls nearby on a boat.

Tourism Information Office:

Alpenregion Brienz-Meiringen-Hasliberg
Hauptstrasse 148
3855 Brienz
Tel. +41 (0)33 952 80 80
Fax +41 (0)33 952 80 88

How to go there - Train, Rail, Air/Flights

Public Transport:
· Direct trains via Interlaken and Lucerne.
· Hourly train connection to Zürich Airport and all important Swiss cities.
· Daily connections to Interlaken by ICE from Frankfurt-Braunschweig-Berlin and by EC from Karlsruhe-Mainz-Köln-Düsseldorf-Amsterdam.

By car: Best road connection from Basel/Zürich - Lucerne - Brünig Pass or via Bern - Interlaken.
· 90 min. from Zürich
· 45 min. from Lucerne
· 60 min. from Bern
· 90 min. from Basel

· Airport Zürich, all major airlines; 100 km
· Airport Geneva, all major airlines; 250 km
· Airport Bern-Belp, Swiss and regional airlines; 90 km
· Airport Basel, European airlines; 200 km

Swiss Rail / Train Travel Information - Use following timetable in association with



Use this Timetable to query your journey between various Swiss Destinations. It is in collaboration with swiss rail site

Swiss rail is one of the most efficient in the world. Swiss travel system is arguably world's best integrates travel systm with rail / train, bus and ferry / boat timings well coordinated to give a great experience to travellers.

You will also be able to buy online tickets, rail passes, rail cards, see destination information etc.


Places to see including short tours / trips to nearby attractions, destinations
1. Lake Thun  
2. Interlaken  


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This page last updated in Feb 2016