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 pins 2023

The festival pin gives you access to the event during the 9 days! It also allows you to visit the Espace Ballon, the philatelic exhibition and to watch the Caves de l'Etivaz film and the FIFAD film screenings at the Cinéma Eden for free.

The 2023 pin is on sale at Pays-d'Enhaut Région.


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 entrance ticket also includes: the entrance to the Espace Ballon, the viewing of the film on the L'Etivaz AOP cheese making process at the Caves de L'Etivaz and the philatelic exhibition

Festival ticket
Saturday and Sunday*             CHF 15.- 
Wednesday afternoon**         CHF 5.-
Pin's for the 9 days*                 CHF 25.-

*(Price from 16 years old)
**(Price for the child from 2 to 16 years old. Free for the adult)

Tickets are on sale at the site during the event. 
Helicopter flight
With our partner Air-Glaciers

Adults                                     CHF 65.-
Children                                 CHF 55.-
(from 2 to 12 years old)                                   

Booking not required. Buy tickets at the site. 
Balloon flight
Adult (from 16 years old)       CHF 390.-
Child (minimum 1.25m)          CHF 210.-

Adult (from 16 years old)       CHF 330.-
Child (minimum 1.25m)          CHF 180.-

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



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

From Montreux or Zweisimmen
The MOB serves Château-d'Œx with one train running each hour. Additional trains are provided on weekends when the balloons are flying to accommodate the additional passengers. 

For timetables, prices and information :

From Bulle
TPF sets up a special timetable with a direct connection between Bulle and Château-d'Œx. 

For timetables, prices and information :


From Bulle
Leave the A12 motorway (Lausanne - Berne) at Bulle, follow the signs to Château-d’Œx

Via the Col des Mosses
Leave the A9 motorway (Lausanne - Martigny) at Aigle, follow the signs to Col des Mosses and then Château-d’Œx

Via Simmental
Leave the A6 motorway (Berne - Thun) at Spiez, follow the signs to Zweisimmen, then Saanen-Gstaad and then Château-d’Œx

Car parks

  • Public car parking at the football pitch
  • Public car parking at the Coop supermarket. 

Prices : CHF 1.- per hour from Monday to Saturday between midnight and 7 pm (first hour free)

Plan of the event

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