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Jungfraujoch: The Europe’s Highest Railway Station – Tour from Zurich

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    01 Jan 23 - 31 Mar 23: Mon, Thurs & Sat
    Till 31 Dec 22: Daily
    From 01 Apr 23: Daily

  • Duration

    Approximately 12 hours

  • Start time


  • Meeting Point
    Make your way to the Sihlquai Coach Parking (or Bus Terminal), near Zurich main train station. This bus parking can also be reached by tram / streetcar number 4 / 6 / 13. The closest tram stop is “Sihlquai / HB”.
    Please arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the start time to avoid any last minute rush.
  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point

Key Highlights

  • Smartphone voucher accepted – No need to print!
  • Take a scenic train ride to Jungfraujoch, the highest railway station in the Europe
  • When you reach the top you can visit the Sphinx Observatory and the Ice Palace
  • The whole day is full of stunning Alpine scenery
  • Tour is led by expert guide


Travel to the Top of Europe on a full-day trip to Jungfraujoch, Europe's highest railway station!

Once you reach the top you can take in breath-taking panoramas of the surrounding mountains from the Sphinx Observatory, and venture through the Ice Palace to see beautiful ice sculptures.

On the way to Jungfraujoch, you can explore scenic Swiss towns of Interlaken.

The train ride up to the station is a great photo opportunity, offering diverse views of the Alps and Switzerland's rolling green hills.


Your tour to Jungfraujoch starts from Zurich's Sihlquai bus terminal. A multilingual guide who speaks English and Spanish will accompany you throughout your trip.

The journey through the Bernese Oberland to Jungfraujoch begins with a scenic coach ride to Interlaken, a Swiss town best known for its resorts and winter sports, you will arrive in Interlaken at around 10:15am.

After 30 minutes to explore Interlaken, you'll board a cog-wheel train in Grindelwald, a small town nestled in amongst the Alps. The train travels up through the mountains, offering breath-taking views of the landscape perfect for photographs. You'll need to change trains again at Kleine Scheidegg;  After changing trains, the rest of the trip to the Top of Europe takes place underground.

At around 1:00pm and 3500 metres up you'll reach Jungfraujoch, the highest-altitude railway station in the Europe. Once there, you will have around 2 hours spare time, you can visit the Sphinx Observatory, which offers beautiful panoramic views of the famous Swiss mountains. You can see for miles from the observation deck; it seems as though you're floating amongst the clouds.

The Aletsch Glacier - Europe's longest - and the Ice Palace are also located at Jungfraujoch. Make sure to visit the sparkling Ice Palace, a series of rooms and corridors carved into the glacier itself! The Ice Palace is home to various ice sculptures, with more added every year. Restaurants are located on the mountain for optional meals, snacks and drinks.

The train ride down the mountain will still take you back to Kleine Scheidegg, where instead of getting on the train going to Grindelwald, you'll take the train through Lauterbrunnen. The coach will meet you at Lauterbrunnen to take you safely back to Zurich, returning around 8:00pm.


  • Transportation by air-conditioned, comfortable coach
  • Professional multilingual guide (English, Spanish, Mandarin) 
  • NEW state-of-the-art gondola “Eiger Express”, Grindelwald Terminal – Eiger Glacier
  • Fascinating cogwheel train ride, Eiger Glacier – Jungfraujoch and Jungfraujoch - Lauterbrunnen


  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks

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Please note

Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all details.

This tour requires a minimum of 5 passengers to operate. There is a possibility that this tour may be cancelled after confirmation if minimum numbers are not met. Should this be necessary you will be offered an alternate departure date or a full refund.

No need to print! If you are traveling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

Routing and means of transport may have to be amended during maintenance work and depending on seasonal schedules without prior notice. A minimum stay of 2 hours on the top of Jungfraujoch is always guaranteed.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

Customer Reviews

  • Paula Zaiter

    Best of Switzerland tour company.
    Was a great day with great guides.
    Although snowing and little view, the experience for us was fabulous including the journey up and back. Snow was magical. Ice caves were fun

    Australia 11/30/2017
  • Hazel Cereno

    Fun and adventure. Amazing experience.

    United States 09/14/2017
  • Hazel Cereno
    Worth the experience!

    The views are spectacular! Your amazing experience starts right when you set foot on the cogwheel train. The ice palace is a bonus! Overall, a wonderful and fun adventu...

    United States 09/14/2017

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