Prices and access

Find all the information concerning the prices of the entries and the activities as well as the means to reach the festival.


Festival ticket
Saturday and Sunday*             CHF 10.- 
Monday to Friday                      Free
Pin's for the 9 days*                 CHF 25.-

*(Price from 16 years old)

Tickets are on sale at the site during the event.
Balloon flight
Adult (from 16 years old)       CHF 350.-
Child (minimum 1.25m)          CHF 210.-

Private flight (max. 3 pers.)    CHF 1'600.- 

Special rates for groups from 8 people (booking by email).
Tethered flight
Children aged 5 to 12:              CHF 10.- 

Booking not required. Registration at the site. (Limited number of spaces)

All rates are subject to change.

Thanks to your entrance ticket, you have access to the festival area and can see the balloons taking off just a few meters away from you!

The Festival ticket also includes:

  • reduction of CHF 5.- for tickets for the new Espace Ballon exhibition (at CHF 13.- instead of CHF 18.-)
  • the viewing of the film on the L'Etivaz AOP cheese making process at the Caves de L'Etivaz and
  • the philatelic exhibition

Festival pins 2024

The festival pin gives you access to the event during the 9 days! It also allows you to visit the philatelic exhibition, to watch the Caves de l'Etivaz film for free and get a discount on the new Espace Ballon exhibition.

The 2024 pin is on sale at the Château-d'Œx tourist office!



Take the public transports to reach the International Balloon Festival!

Forget the stress of traffic jams and take public transport to the festival!

From Montreux, Zweisimmen and Interlaken

Compagnie du Chemin de fer Montreux Oberland bernois

via the GoldenPass train line / Compagnie du Chemin de fer Montreux Oberland bernois

The MOB serves Château-d'Œx with one train running each hour. With their panoramic trains, the adventure begins from the moment you leave the first station. As soon as you arrive in the Pays-d'Enhaut region, discover the first hot-air balloons, from your seat, through the large windows!

All the information you need about ticket prices is available here!

From Berne, Fribourg and Bulle

Transports publics fribourgeois

via the Transports publics fribourgeois train lines

The TPF brings you to the Gruyère region from Bern, the Swiss capital, as well as from other towns in Fribourg!

All the information you need about ticket prices is available here!

From Aigle and Les Diablerets

Transports Publics du Chablais

via the Transports Publics du Chablais bus and train lines

The TPC will take you safely via Le Sépey and the Col des Mosses with their trains and buses. Your final stop is less than 2 minutes from the festival entrance!

All the information you need about ticket prices is available here!

Special offer

During the festival, enjoy our special offer in collaboration with public transport and Bowling du Parc in Château-d'Œx!

Every holder of a valid train/bus ticket on the MOB, TPF and TPC lines to Château-d'Œx gets a free bowling session (open every day from 2pm).

Plan of the event

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