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Interlaken Ski Resort Guide

Interlaken, Switzerland

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift2,971m
Resort Height567m
 Nearest AirportsBerne and Zurich
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The Swiss ski resort of Interlaken is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 567m.


With ski lifts as high as 2,971m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Interlaken is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Interlaken.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Schilthorn'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Interlaken?

The next notable snow forecast is 13cm, expected on 3 November.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Interlaken

Ski Area Stats

Interlaken Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Cross Country
Total Length


Interlaken Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,971m
Lowest Piste567m
Resort Altitude (Interlaken)567m
Max Vertical2,404m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Interlaken
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Interlaken?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Interlaken is Berne, 60 minutes drive away.

Zurich, Basel, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Geneva, Sion, Lugano, St. Gallen-Altenrhein and Annecy airports are all within three hours drive.

Berne is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Season Dates

When is Interlaken open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is mid November, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Interlaken, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Interlaken Tourist Office for the latest.

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