Jungfraujoch Tours: A Journey to the Top of Europe & Beyond

Sphinx Observatory Jungfraujoch

You deserve a once-in-a-lifetime journey to the Jungfraujoch, the highest railway station in Europe! Explore the breathtaking beauty of the Swiss Alps at 3545m (over 10,000 ft) and soak up the epic views of Switzerland’s longest glacier and some of the highest peaks in the Swiss Alps

A Jungfraujoch tour offers a unique opportunity to experience the stunning beauty of the Bernese Alps as you travel on board the historic Jungfrau Railway. Dating back to 1912, this iconic cogwheel train has been carving its way through the heart of the Alps for over 100 years. As you sit back, you get to marvel at the captivating vistas of the snow-capped peaks, charming alpine villages, and majestic glaciers.

Below are some of the best Jungfraujoch Tours that can get you there from Zurich, Lucerne, Interlaken or Grindelwald. So, no matter where you are in Switzerland!

Jungfraujoch Tour from Zurich (Guided)

jungfrau pass trains

If you are only in Zurich for a short time and still want to do a Jungfraujoch Tour then this trip is the perfect one for you. You are taken by bus from Zurich to Interlaken where you day begins with some sightseeing at this famous Swiss mountain town. Then, you are whisked to the stunning alpine world from Grindelwald with the brand new Eiger Express gondola, an experience in itself. After catching your breath, you board the famous red Jungfraujoch train to the top of Europe and a world of tunnels, glaciers, snow and epic views. You have hours to explore here before heading back on the train down to Kleine Scheidegg & then Lauterbrunnen, two other must-sees on any Swiss visit.

  • Free cancellation (up to 24 hrs before)
  • Reserve now & pay later
  • Duration: 12 hours.
  • Tour guide: Spanish, English, Chinese
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Jungfraujoch Tour from Grindelwald (Day Ticket)

Jungfraujoch with year-round snow.

The easiest way and cheapest way to do a Jungfrau Tour is to buy yourself a return ticket from Grindelwald and jump on the Eiger Express directly from town. Once you reach the top you swap to the classic red Jungfraujoch train and plunge right into the Eiger mountain tunnel which takes you to the top of Europe – the highest train station in the continent at 3454m (10527 ft). At the top there is lots to enjoy and experience from epic views of the longest glacier in Switzerland, the Aletsch, to the Ice Palace carved into ice below the Sphinx Observatory.

  • Train Trip to Jungfraujoch (round-trip)
  • Admission to Jungfraujoch (Ice Palace, Lindt Swiss Chocolate Heaven, Jungfrau Plateau)
  • Seat-Reservation between Eigergletscher – Jungfraujoch
  • Free cancellation (up to 24hrs in advance)
  • Reserve now & pay later
  • Duration: 5 – 7 hours

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Jungfraujoch Tour from Interlaken (Guided)

Eiger Express gondola on the Jungfrau Tour
Eiger Express gondola on the Jungfrau Tour

This Jungfraujoch tour from Interlaken has it all. First, you are taken on a luxury coach to Grindelwald in the Jungfrau region. There, you board the new Eiger Express gondola that whisks you up to the start of the Jungfrau Train Journey. From there you take the legendary Jungfraujoch cogwheel train through the Eiger Mountain, past the Eiger Glacier and to the highest train station in Europe – the famous Jungfraujoch.

You get to spend a minimum of two hours at the top exploring all the views, the magic of the Sphinx Observatory and Ice Cave, seeing the Aletsch Glacier, and more. On the way back you take the train a different route to the magical Lauterbrunnen Valley via the Wengen ski resort town.

  • Free cancellation (up to 24 hrs before)
  • Reserve now & pay later
  • Duration: 7 hours.
  • Tour guide: Spanish, English, Chinese
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Jungfraujoch Tour from Lucerne (Guided)

Mt. Eiger
Mt. Eiger, which the train tunnels through from the right up to Jungfraujoch at the top.

Why not include a day trip from Lucerne to the Jungfraujoch while you are having the time of your life! This guided tour starts with a scenic coach ride through the Bernese Oberland to the Jungfrau region. Then you’ll travel by the new Eiger gondola followed by cogwheel train all the way to the famous Jungfraujoch to admire the views, experience the Ice Palace and oh so much more! Don’t forget the train ride itself is un unforgettable experience carving your way through the face of the Eiger mountain and passing the Eiger Glacier along the way.

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Written by Ashley Faulkes
As a twenty-year resident of Switzerland, I am passionate about exploring every nook and cranny of this beautiful country, I spend my days deep in the great Swiss outdoors, and love to share these experiences and insights with fellow travel enthusiasts.

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