Swiss skiing in BettmeralpWinter Sports in Bettmeralp

Ski and snowboard 104 km of piste in Bettmeralp between 1970-2647m


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ettmeralp is a small car-free resort within the fabulous Aletsch Arena. For some reason only the Swiss seem to be aware of this amazing ski-in, ski-out resort with its access to some of the very best and largest pisted areas in Switzerland. The view from the top of the resort looking over the World Heritage Aletsch glacier is worth the trip in itself.

Ski and Snowboard Bettmeralp

Best of the Slopes

From the top of the cable car, there is a 20-metre ski tunnel to the very challenging southern slopes of the Bettmerhorn.

Getting There

By Public Transport

The best destination to access the downhill slopes by public transport in this ski area is Betten. Station is adjacent to the cable car into Bettmeralp. The resort operates the Snow'n'Rail scheme, providing a 20% discount on the combined travel ticket and lift pass.

  • From Zurich the least travel time is 2 hrs 37 mins with as few as 1 changes going via Brig. Typically, an adult one day combined ticket is 207.40 SFr, reduced to 130.80 SFr with a Half-Price card.
  • From Basel the least travel time is 2 hrs 38 mins with as few as 2 changes going via Bern / Brig. Typically, an adult one day combined ticket is 201.00 SFr, reduced to 127.60 SFr with a Half-Price card.
  • From Berne the least travel time is 1 hr 32 mins with as few as 1 changes going via Brig. Typically, an adult one day combined ticket is 151.40 SFr, reduced to 102.80 SFr with a Half-Price card.
  • From Lausanne an adult one day combined ticket is 138.60 SFr, or 96.40 SFr with a Half-Price card.
  • From Luzern an adult one day combined ticket is 194.60 SFr, or 124.40 SFr with a Half-Price card.

Indicative prices are for travel to Betten Talstation. Click here to find prices for other destinations. Under the combined ticket scheme the additional charge for a two day pass is 54.00 SFr.

By Road

Please refer to a map and check local conditions for accurate routing information.

  • The road distance from Zurich is around 341 km and the journey time is roughly 3 hrs 46 mins.
  • The road distance from Basel is around 236 km and the journey time is roughly 3 hrs 40 mins.
  • The road distance from Geneva is around 225 km and the journey time is roughly 2 hrs 39 mins.

Get road directions at Google Maps

Nearby Resorts

Other resorts in the ski area include Fiescheralp and Riederalp.

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Piste Map for Bettmeralp

Ski and Snowboard on the pistes at Bettmeralp


Ski and Snowboard Valais

Bettmeralp is located in Valais

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