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The Furka steam railway mountain route takes visitors back to the golden age of steam the railway in Switzerland.

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The journey leads from Realp to the magnificent mountain landscape of the Central Alps and on over the historic route of Glacier Express to Oberwald in Canton Valais. The intermediate stop at Furka station takes travellers to the routes highest point of 2160 metres a.s.l.

Facts

Route: Oberwald–Gletsch–Realp
Distance: 18 km
Duration: app. 2 h

Excursion tips

  • Rhone Glacier – impressive with roughly 8 km of length and covering an area of roughly 16 square metres
  • Gletsch
  • Realp

Food & Beverages

  • Catering services available in the mountain restaurant Furka.

Timetable

Ticket

  • This route is not covered by the Swiss Travel Pass (Flex) and GA travelcard.
    A ticket has to be obtained before the journey. 

Seat reservation

A seat reservation is required.
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General information

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Time required
2 to 4 hours (half day)
Suitable for children with age
6 to 9 years, 10 to 13 years, 14+ years
Weather
Outdoor
Category
Education, Nature, Relax

Booking Information

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Contact

Dampfbahn Furka Bergstrecke AG
Postfach 141
6490 Andermatt
Switzerland

Phone  +41 (0)84 800 01 44
reisedienst@dfb.ch
dfb.ch

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Realp
Lucerne – Lake Lucerne Region
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Contact

Dampfbahn Furka Bergstrecke AG
Postfach 141
6490 Andermatt
Phone  +41 (0)84 800 01 44
dfb.ch

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Travel information: Realp

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