Schilthorn & The Swiss Travel Pass (Is It Included)

Schilthorn

Heading up to the Schilthorn and wondering if it is included in the Swiss Travel Pass.

The pass includes a lot of different mountain excursions like Mount Rigi, Stanserhorn and many others.

Is the Schilthorn covered by a Swiss Travel Pass?

Yes, the Schilthorn is partly covered by the Swiss Travel Pass. You get a significant discount of around 60% on the return trip from Stechelberg to Piz Gloria.

It is a little more complex than that though. So here is the exact breakdown of what you get.

Stechelberg to Schilthorn

If you are traveling from the valley floor, then you will be taking two gondolas to the top. One from Stechelberg to Mürren. Then changing to a longer one from Mürren to the top of the Schilthorn.

  • Price: CHF 42.80

Mürren to Schilthorn

Mürrent to the Schilthorn is discounted at 50% with the Swiss Travel Pass.

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  • Price: CHF 42.80

Yes, this is the same price! The reason is that the Stechelberg to Murren gondola is actually free with the Swiss Travel Pass as it is considered to be “public transport”. This enables locals and visitors to get to Mürren at a far lower price than normal.

Getting To Stechelberg

Stechelberg is reached by bus from Lauterbrunnen, This is also free and included in the Swiss Travel Pass.

If you are coming from further away than Lauterbrunnen, remember your travel on trains and buses is covered on the day you use it. So, if you are coming from

  • Interlaken
  • Bern
  • Mürren
  • Lauterbrunnen
  • or Wegen

You don’t have to pay until you get to Mürren. However, buy a ticket when you arrive at Stechelberg or online before you leave.

More On The Swiss Travel Pass

Mountain Trips

Jungfraujoch,   Pilatus,   Mount Rigi,   Mount Rigi

Pass Comparisons

Jungfrau Travel Pass,   Interrail,   Car Rental

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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