Harder Kulm

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Key features

  • 1,322 metre high summit, just 10 minutes from Interlaken in the Bernese Oberland region of Switzerland.
  • Children under 16 travel for free.

Overview

Life changes by the minute, and in just ten minutes a funicular can easily transport you from Interlaken Ost station to incredible views Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau as well as Lakes Brienz and Thun. Ten minutes is all it takes to ascend over 1,300 metres to the Harder Kulm. See gorgeous scenery en-route as the funicular climbs through charming forests, and you’ll even pass by a wildlife park. Enjoy panoramic views from the “Two-Lakes-Bridge” viewing platform, offering a glass area in the floor allowing for some amazing sightseeing. Treat yourself to a bite to eat at the lovely restaurant, just a five minute walk from the station. If your travel plans include Interlaken, be sure to include a journey to Harder Kulm, spectacular views and lifelong memories await.

Things to know

Who can buy a rail pass?

Any person living outside the participating countries can use the Harder Kulm. Please note that residents of Switzerland and Liechtenstein are not eligible.

Seat Reservation

A seat reservation is a guaranteed seat on board a train.

Seat reservations are compulsory for high speed, international and night trains. However, as you will be travelling with a rail pass, you will only have to pay for a small reservation fee, as opposed to the usual standard fare.

Seats are generally available for reservation up to 90 days prior to departure and are limited. Book early to secure your seat!
We are not currently offering online seat reservations for high speed, international and night trains covered by the BritRail passes.You can book your seat reservation directly from train stations once you are in the United Kingdom.

Our tip:
Most regional trains do not require a seat reservation. Just hop on board with a valid rail pass, find a seat and relax as the train takes you to one of the many destinations served.

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How to use a rail pass?

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Harder Kulm

  • Includes round-trip travel from Interlaken to Harder Kulm by funicular.
  • Two Lakes Bridge viewing platform and panorama restaurant with spacious terrace offers a beautiful view of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains and of Lake Thun and Lake Brienz.
  • Hiking and theme trails from the Harder Kulm.
  • Live folk music, every Saturday from 28 May to 22 October 2016 from 4pm.

Conditions:

  • Discounted fares are valid with a Swiss Travel Pass, Swiss Half Fare Card and Eurail Pass that includes Switzerland, please refer to the type of pass you have when selecting your tickets.
  • All child rates are valid for children ages 6 -15.
  • Children under 6 are free.
  • Children traveling with a Swiss Family Card are free when they travel with a parent or guardian that is traveling with a Swiss Travel Pass. Where noted below, please indicate the number of children that are NOT covered by the Swiss Family Card. Note: these children will be required to purchase a ticket.
  • Train tickets and Swiss Transfer tickets are not valid for rail pass discounts.
  • Tickets are valid for six months from the date of purchase.
  • Operates daily from 14 April.
  • Harder funicular railway departs every 30 minutes from approximately 09:10 am to 08:55 pm. Last descent from Harder Kulm 21:40. Restaurant Harder Kulm open daily from 9:30 am to 09:30 pm. Schedules are subject to change.
  • Prices are subject to change.

Benefits

Most rail passes include discounts and bonuses. Save money and make the most of your trip with your rail pass.
When available you will get hotel discounts, free entrance to museums, discounted boat trips and more.

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F.A.Q

  • Q. How to book 2 passengers who don't want to share a compartment?

  • Q. If I take an overnight train, do I have to use 2 days on my pass?

  • Q. Do I need to book my Lyria ticket?

  • Q. Is it possible to avoid reservations or extra charges?

  • Q. Should Eurostar, Thalys and other High Speed Train tickets be purchased prior to your departure date?

  • Q.Can I bring my bike on the train?

  • Q. What is the Swiss Family Card?

  • Q. How do we get on a train?

  • Q. How shall I retrieve my Lyria tickets?

  • Q. How shall I retrieve my TGV tickets?

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