Hint

Intro

On the Top of Europe: A visit to the Jungfraujoch puts a jewel in the crown of any visit to Switzerland.

For more than 100 years, the Jungfrau railway has been making its journey to Europe’s highest-altitude railway station at 3454 metres a.s.l. – right at the heart of the UNESCO heritage site “Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch”. All through the year, the cog railway runs steeply up through a tunnel to the Jungfraujoch from Kleine Scheidegg.

The tunnel leading up from the station Eigergletscher is seven kilometres in length and was built between 1896 and 1912. One stop within the tunnel offers spectacular views onto the glacier world outside through windows in the Eiger North Face. On the summit, visitors are greeted by a high-Alpine wonder world made of ice, snow and rocks. All of this can be marvelled at from the viewing platforms “Sphinx” and “Plateau” on the Aletsch glacier or from the “Ice Palace”.

Information

Altitude: 3454 m a.s.l.
Arrival: Via Grindelwald – Kleine Scheidegg or via Lauterbrunnen – Kleine Scheidegg, then by cog railway Kleine Scheidegg – Jungfraujoch
Timetable: Operates year-round
Travel duration to summit: 2 h 10 min
Attractions: Nine kilometres of railway track from Kleine Scheidegg, close to 1400 metres in altitude, a little over seven kilometres within the mountain tunnel; Ice Palace, Ice Gateway, Sphinx viewing platform, walks in the eternal snow, Alpine research exhibition in summer
Culinary aspects: Restaurant Crystal (110 seats; Swiss and international cuisine), restaurant Bollywood (80 seats; Indian cuisine), self-service restaurant Aletsch (150 seats)
Specials: Europe’s highest-altitude station at 3454 m a.s.l., Europe’s highest-altitude post office with its own area code (3801), Aletsch glacier – at 23 kilometres the longest Alpine glacier

Reduced rate mountain rail ascent with the Swiss Travel Pass/GA travelcard. 
Buy your tickets 
Reservation: Seat reservations for the train up to the Jungfraujoch are available here
Hiking tip: The Eiger Trail goes within touching distance of the north face of the Eiger. It takes about two hours over steep Alpine meadows and scree along the foot of the imposing north face of the Eiger.

More Information



Hint

Overview
Jungfraujoch
Jungfrau Region
Show on map

Experiences & Activities

Hotels in Jungfraujoch

  • Hotel Alpenruh 3 Stars

    Recommended by Switzerland Tourism

    Mürren

    Hotels in Jungfraujoch Learn more
  • Arenas Resort Victoria-Lauberhorn 3 Stars

    Recommended by Switzerland Tourism

    Wengen

    Hotels in Jungfraujoch Learn more
  • Aspen alpin lifestyle hotel Grindelwald 4 Stars

    Recommended by Switzerland Tourism

    Grindelwald

    Hotels in Jungfraujoch Learn more
  • Hotel Bellevue Wengen 3 Stars

    Recommended by Switzerland Tourism

    Wengen

    Hotels in Jungfraujoch Learn more
  • Boutique Hotel & Restaurant Glacier 4 Stars

    Recommended by Switzerland Tourism

    Grindelwald

    Hotels in Jungfraujoch Learn more
  • Belvedere Swiss Quality Hotel 4 Stars

    Recommended by Switzerland Tourism

    Grindelwald

    Hotels in Jungfraujoch Learn more
  • Derby Swiss Quality Hotel 3 Stars

    Recommended by Switzerland Tourism

    Grindelwald

    Hotels in Jungfraujoch Learn more
  • Eiger Selfness Hotel 4 Stars

    Recommended by Switzerland Tourism

    Grindelwald

    Hotels in Jungfraujoch Learn more
  • Sunstar Hotel Grindelwald 4 Stars

    Recommended by Switzerland Tourism

    Grindelwald

    Hotels in Jungfraujoch Learn more
  • Hotel Gletschergarten 3 Stars

    Recommended by Switzerland Tourism

    Grindelwald

    Hotels in Jungfraujoch Learn more

Current Offers

  • Grindelwald Experience Winter in Grindelwald

    3 nights, 3 Nights in Double room, breakfast buffet, 3 x evening meal per person per stay, 3 x Day ski pass... from CHF 541
    Offer details

    Price per person in double room
    valid: 13.12.2019 - 29.02.2020

    Learn more about Experience Winter in Grindelwald
  • Grindelwald Discover Grindelwald

    4 nights, 4 Nights in Double room, Half-board, 3 x Day ski pass per person per stay, Minibar included, Use of...
    Offer details


    valid: 29.12.2019 - 28.02.2020

    Learn more about Discover Grindelwald
  • Grindelwald Discover Grindelwald

    2 nights, 2 Nights in Double room, breakfast buffet, 1 x packed lunch per person per night, Cakes buffet,... from CHF 210
    Offer details

    Price per person in double room
    valid: 12.12.2019 - 19.12.2019

    Learn more about Discover Grindelwald
  • Grindelwald Skiing fun, includes ski pass

    3 nights, 3 Nights in Double room, Half-board, Upgrade to next higher room category per room per night, 1 x 50... from CHF 717
    Offer details

    Price per person in double room
    valid: 13.12.2019 - 29.02.2020

    Learn more about Skiing fun, includes ski pass
  • Wengen Ski pass included

    2 nights, 2 Nights in Double room, breakfast buffet, 1 x Day ski pass per person per stay, Welcome drink,... from CHF 482
    Offer details

    Price per person in double room
    valid: 20.12.2019 - 29.02.2020

    Learn more about Ski pass included
  • Grindelwald Families' hit

    1 night, 1 Night in Family room, Breakfast, 1 x 4 course evening meal on arrival date per person per night,... from CHF 558
    Offer details

    Price per person in family room
    valid: 12.12.2019 - 23.12.2019

    Learn more about Families' hit
  • Grindelwald Feel-good days in Grindelwald

    3 nights, 3 Nights in Double room, Breakfast, 1 x Day ski pass per person per stay, Welcome drink, Use of the... from CHF 333
    Offer details

    Price per person in double room
    valid: 20.12.2019 - 09.02.2020

    Learn more about Feel-good days in Grindelwald
  • Grindelwald Winter Special

    7 nights, 7 Nights in Double room, Half-board, 1 x Weekly ski pass per person per stay, Free entrance to... from CHF 1,220
    Offer details

    Price per person in double room
    valid: 05.01.2020 - 31.03.2020

    Learn more about Winter Special
  • Grindelwald Ski pass included

    4 nights, 4 Nights in Double room, Half-board, 3 x Day ski pass per person per stay, Minibar included, Use of... from CHF 859
    Offer details

    Price per person in double room
    valid: 05.01.2020 - 27.03.2020

    Learn more about Ski pass included
  • Grindelwald Wonderful skiing holiday

    3 nights, 3 Nights in Double room, Half-board, A bottle of champagne per room per stay, 3 x evening meal per...
    Offer details


    valid: 20.12.2019 - 29.02.2020

    Learn more about Wonderful skiing holiday

Travel information: Jungfraujoch

Discover Jungfrau Region