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Bussalp - Bort No. 13

Easy and varied high-level trail for young and old with a fantastic panorama

Grindelwald Tourismus
CH - 3818 Grindelwald
+41 33 854 12 12

Busses from Grindelwald, railway station (bikes can also be carried by appointment, the path is also suitable). The hike, which leads past alpine huts and forest clearings, is suitable for young and old. As the start and end of the hike are in a sunny location in Grindelwald, the mountain restaurants on the spot invite you to linger.

1 hour, 55 minutes
135 vm
370 vm
Starting Point
Bussalp, Grindelwald
Ending Point
Bort, Grindelwald
Top public transport friendly Scenic With refreshment stops Family friendly


Recommended season
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Author Tips

It is worth stopping at the old "Mälchhysi" and at the Schweizer-Familie fireplace (just above the path).


  • hiking daypack (approx. 20 liters) with rain cover
  • comfortable and sturdy footwear
  • adequate and durable outdoor clothing in multiple layers
  • sun and rain protection
  • snacks and drinking water
  • first aid kit
  • penknife
  • mobile phone
  • if necesessary: telescope sticks, headlight, maps

Safety Guidelines

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Starting Point

Bussalp, Grindelwald

Koordinates :

Geographic 46.64948 N 7.9911 E

Ending Point

Bort, Grindelwald

Step by Step Directions

Bussalp - Holzmattenläger - Rasthysi - Nodhalten - Bort

Getting There

Public transport

Thanks to its central location in Europe, Switzerland is served by international trains from over 12 countries. Within Switzerland, Intercity trains run from Basel and Lucerne directly to the Jungfrau Region. Travellers from Zurich change trains in Bern. The trains run every half hour.



From Interlaken Ost railway station we reach Grindelwald without changing trains on the Bernese Oberland Bahn (BOB). Important: Get on the rear part of the train, as it splits in Zweilütschinen. If you get on at the front, you will end up in Lauterbrunnen. The journey takes 30 minutes to Grindelwald Terminal (V-Bahn). Three minutes later we are at the terminal in the village.

There are three stations in Grindelwald (Terminal, Grund and Dorf). The terminal station (Dorf) is in the centre of Grindelwald.

Getting there

From Basel and Geneva, the fastest route to the Jungfrau Region is via Bern. From Zurich, the route via Lucerne and the Brünig Pass is recommended. The pass is open all year round.


From the south, travel to the Jungfrau Region via the Grimsel or Susten Pass. Both passes are only open in summer. An alternative is the Simplon Pass with subsequent car transport through the Lötschberg tunnel.



From Interlaken we follow the main road to Zweilütschinen. Here we turn left towards Grindelwald. The whole trip takes about 30 minutes and leads over a partly winding road.



There are three public car parks: Parkhaus Eiger+ (252 parking spaces), Parkhaus Sportzentrum (160 parking spaces) and the new Terminal Parking (1000 spaces) of the V-Bahn. Alternatively, we can also use the car park in Grindelwald Grund.

Familie Wandern, Bussalp
Bergrestaurant Bussalp, Grindelwald
Brindelwald Bus Bussalp

Grindelwald Tourismus
CH - 3818 Grindelwald
+41 33 854 12 12

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