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Brienz Rothorn Bahn

Hauptstrasse 149c, Brienz 3855, Switzerland
+41 33 952 22 22
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Unique experience

This was the first time I get on a steam train and it was so brilliant. The view of the path up to... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
Nguyen L
Amazing views!

I was staying in Brienz and bought my ticket with my Half-fare card and the Brienz visitor's card... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2016
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Hauptstrasse 149c, Brienz 3855, Switzerland
+41 33 952 22 22

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Reviewed 2 March 2017

This was the first time I get on a steam train and it was so brilliant. The view of the path up to the Kulm is very beautiful. It was such eager when the train went through the wood turnel which alike a hanging cliff....More

Thank Nguyen L
Reviewed 25 December 2016

I was staying in Brienz and bought my ticket with my Half-fare card and the Brienz visitor's card, which gave me an additional 10 percent off. The train ride is an hour each way, the scenery was amazing, the ride was relaxing. At the top...More

Thank stormbird
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Journey with a steam train is already nostalgic but this train not only offering nostalgia but also magical views to the Alps and the surrounding forest and village. Its not cheap cause no one also said that Swiss is cheap. But , the view and...More

Thank faozanrizal
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Take the very attractive old Steam Engine train to bring you to the top. You will enjoy Super great views all the way up/and on top. You will find some good restaurants and a nice hiking trail. Don't miss this excursion - Its a must...More

1  Thank petermuellerborneo
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The trip up can be roughly split into 3 parts, you first pass by a "foresty" area, a mid area of lake and mountains, and the top where snow capped mountains awaits. Sit near where you enter the seats if you can. The view are...More

1  Thank tanchinhui
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The price of the train is quite steep, but worth every penny. The one hour ride up the mountain is relaxing and memorable with outstanding views. Once at the top of the mountain there are restaurants, look out points and hiking trails. A truly incredible...More

3  Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The view throw the forest first and throw the clowds after were suberb. But it was like a dream at the top of the mountain that we were over the clouds! We can see a lake from clouds and its beach were the tops of...More

Thank antonis k
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Wow, what a great experience, travelling steep uphill with the steam train through this magical landscape. We enjoyed one of these weather-changing autumn days. Upwards through heavy fog without any views but not less exiting, descent with the perfect view over lake Brienz and it's...More

2  Thank ChristianSuiMex
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Having visited Brienz on numerous occasions, we at last had an opportunity to make the trip on the Brienzer Rothornbahn this year. It was a most memorable experience, travelling on this unique little train powered by a modern steam engine at the rear. As we...More

2  Thank Criagendinnie
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We visited this site on a perfect sunny day, and the views were outstanding. It was quite packed, and a worker there told us it's best to come early in the morning or late in the afternoon to beat the crowds. Grab a seat on...More

3  Thank 288rebecca
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I’m planning to visit Interlaken, Switzerland for my first time ever, and I don’t have much information about how to get to the top of Brienz Rothorn Bahn, I will have a car, and just checked Google Maps and it offers a route for the car to the top of the mount and takes half an hour, do you advise me to go with this option, or choose the noisy steam pricy train ? If the answer is train, why ? And what are the steps to reach that train with my car ? Thank you so much for your help.
4 May 2017|
Response from TeamBRB | Property representative |
Good morning! There is no street for cars to the top Brienz Rothorn...You have to take the steamtrain, not noisy at all! It will be a great pleasure, to do that trip:-)In about 8 days You will get all the informations... More
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Riyas K
i will be staying in CHAVANNE DE BOGIS in NOVEMBER. how can i reach to catch this train. please tell me how and where i can get the tickets of the train. How many hours is the train journey. can u tell me how i can get to the train station and back to my hotel from the train station after the train journey. its my first time in Switzerland. pls pls help me.
24 October 2016|
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Response from MartyVon | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I just got this email. Hope the trip worked and you got to ride the train.
Hi, how long was the hike down?
21 April 2016|
Response from Kim J | Reviewed this property |
About one hour, very steady.
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