Meiringen is situated in the Bernese Oberland, nestling between the famous Alpine passes of Grimsel, Susten and Brünig. Meiringen is the principal village and vibrant heart of the region. The Hotel Victoria is located in the centre of this fine village with excellent links to trains, buses, leisure activities and beautiful shops. Here, you can reach the many excursion destinations, attractions and mountain railways that Haslital has to offer in no time at all - either on your own or with public transport.
What about a car-free vacation in the Bernese Oberland? With the Hotel Victoria, it's absolutely possible! The ideal location in the heart of Meiringen, close to the rail and bus station and the superb network of public transport with its legendary Swiss post buses and many mountain railways make a stay without a car a real experience.
You get a Haslital Tourist Card with public transport ticket to use for free while you stay with us.
… By road
From Basel & Zürich
Take the motorway towards Lucerne, where you turn off onto the A8 towards Interlaken. From Sarnen, the cantonal road takes you over the scenic Brünig Pass to Meiringen. You can reach your destination in approx. 30 minutes from Sarnen.
The Brünig Pass is also open in winter. Please check the information from theTCS road condition report.
From Bern & Interlaken
Take the A6 motorway towards Spiez, where you change onto the A8 towards Interlaken. From Interlaken, the well-maintained cantonal road along Lake Brienz takes you directly to Meiringen. From Interlaken you can reach your destination in approx. 25 minutes.
... By rail
You can reach Meiringen comfortably and easily by train (hourly connections) through Basel or Zürich via Lucerne, the Brünig Pass to Meiringen or through Bern via Interlaken to Meiringen.
The Hotel Victoria is just a few minutes' walk from the railway station.
... By air
Distances from the airports:
- from Zürich-Kloten airport to Meiringen: approx. 100 km
- from Bern-Belp airport to Meiringen: approx. 90 km
- from Basel Mulhouse airport to Meiringen: approx. 150 km
- from Geneva airport to Meiringen: approx. 250 km
SBB luggage service
Travel relaxed without luggage within Switzerland from the airport - SBB will take your luggage from the airport to Meiringen railway station.
The Haslital is not only home to hundreds of mountain peaks, but also glistening lakes, blooming Alpine meadows and an incredible number of natural wonders and sights. The variety on offer in such a compact space is unique! Feel the spray of the Reichenbach Falls, marvel at the depths of the Aare Gorge or wonder at the magic of the Rosenlaui Glacier. Let yourself be whisked up the Hasliberg on a gondola or carried away by the story of master detective Sherlock Holmes. Even the really famous names such as the Jungfraujoch or the Schilthorn are just a stone's throw away.
What is the best way to get to Meiringen?
You can easily reach Meiringen by train or car. The village is well connected to the Swiss transportation network.
Where is the public transport ticket valid?
You can use the following lines free of charge with the public transport ticket linked to the guest card (Haslital Tourist Card):
- 158 PostBus line | Reuti - Brünig
- 171 PostBus line | Innertkirchen - Guttannen/Handegg
- 172 PostBus line | Innertkirchen - Obermaad
- 174 PostBus line | Brienzwiler - Meiringen - Geissholz
- 470 central railway line | Brünig-Hasliberg - Meiringen - Brienzwiler
- 474 central railway line | Meiringen - Innertkirchen
- 2480.8 Meiringen - Hasliberg Reuti cable car
Is there a car park at the hotel?
There is a car park for our guests directly at the hotel. Reservation is not required. The car park costs CHF 5.00 per night.
What outdoor activities are there in Meiringen?
In Meiringen you can experience hiking, skiing, climbing and many other outdoor activities and enjoy Alpine highlights in the Haslital and the Bernese Oberland. Or you can visit the Sherlock Holmes Museum and follow in the footsteps of the famous detective.
When is the best time to visit Meiringen?
Meiringen and Haslital are always worth a visit! Skiing, freeriding and snowboarding are the order of the day in the winter months. But there are plenty of opportunities for sledging, winter hiking, cross-country skiing and enjoying nature too. In summer, the mountains of the Swiss Alps attract hikers, mountain bikers and climbers, while the Alpine passes are perfect for racing bikes. Meiringen is an ideal starting point for a wide range of activities.
The mountains, the food, the hospitality - these are not just offers. They're promises. When a longing for something exceptional takes you, discover our unique location. Book now and experience the Hotel Victoria.