Evening Event on the Gurten

Participants registered for the evening Banquette receive a voucher at the front-desk. This voucher entitles the holder to attend the evening Banquette on the Gurten, including dinner and musical entertainment, excluding drinks.


20:00 Buffet served
20:30 – 21:15 Band 1
22:00 – 23:00 Band 2
23:30 End of Banquette
23:45 Last train down the Gurten with connections to public transit
00:45 Last train down the Gurten without connections to public transit


Public transit
S3 / S31 from Bern train station, direction Belp / Thun
Exit the train at Wabern train station; follow the signs to „Gurtenbahn"

Tram 9 from central station or from Hirschengraben, direction Wabern
Exit the tram at the stop „Wabern, Gurtenbahn"

Take the Gurtenbahn (funicular) up the Gurten.

By foot
Walking up the Gurten instead of taking the funicular takes approximately 45 minutes.

By car
A parking garage is available at the funicular station „Gurtenbahn".


Return Journey
Note that the last funicular with connection to public transit is at 23:45. The funicular connect to the 9 tram (direction Bern train station) at 00:03 leaving from the stop „ Wabern, Gurtenbahn".


Public Transit Ticket Information
For those who have a general public transit pass (GA) the Gurtenbahn (funicular) is free.

Those without a public transit pass, or those with a Halbtax (discount public transit pass) should buy a day pass for zones 1-2. The pass includes travel to and from the Gurten and the Gurtenbahn (funicular). The pass is valid from the time of purchase to 05:00 on the following day, and can be purchased in the Bern train station as well as at the ticket vending machines at all tram stops.

Adult price without discount pass (2nd class): 11.80 CHF
Adult price with discount pass (2nd class) 7.90 CHF


Accompanied Travel
For those who need assistance to travel to the Gurten or do not wish to travel alone, please join a guided group.

Meeting point is at 18:30 in front of the university main building.


Further information about the Gurten can be found at: www.gurtenpark.ch