Matthias A Hediger
University of Bern
Bern, Switzerland

Robert Burrier
EMD Chemicals, Inc.
Madison, WI, USA

Ken-ichi Inui
Kyoto University
Kyoto, Japan

Yoshikatsu Kanai

Osaka University
Osaka, Japan

Bruno Stieger

University of Zürich
Zürich, Switzerland

How do you get to Thun?

By Air

The recommended international airport is Zürich. Once in Zürich you can reach Thun by rail way (~1h 40 min) or by car (~1h 40 min). Another option is to fly into Geneva Airport, although it is farther away (2.5 hours).

By Public Transportation

The train ride from the international airport Zürich takes about 1 hour and 40minutes and from Geneva to Thun about 2.5 hours (change of trains in Bern may be required).

City bus No. 1, Thun railway station –Gwattzentrum, leaves the Thun train station every 10-15 minutes and takes in 5 minutes (Seepark stop).

Taxi from Thun railway station continue 600m and turn left before the Hotel Holiday (5 minutes).
The train is both affordable and convenient. Check with your local travel agent for the availability of special train ticket packages.

By Road
To reach Thun from the Zürich Airport use the following directions:

Merge onto freeway #A51 toward Zürich.
Merge onto A1 toward Bern/Basel/Zürich.
Take A6 toward Interlaken/Thun
Take highway exit Thun Süd, drive 1 km in the direction of Thun past the MMM Migros Centre.

Continue 1 km to the traffic light, turn right, continue 600 m and turn left before the Hotel Holiday (sign for Seepark) and continue approximately 500 m to the Congress Hotel Seepark Thun.

The Congress Hotel Seepark Thun has a limited number of parking spaces in the underground garage and outside. All parking is subject to a fee. When possible, please use public transportation.

GPS coordinates: N N 46°44.429' / E 007°38.023'

Address of the Seepark Congress Center:
Hotel Seepark
Seestrasse 47
CH-3602 Thun
Phone: +41 33 226 12 12