Jungfrau Railways

The gateway to the Jungfrau region and its excursions

The Jungfrau Railway enables thousands of visitors every year to explore the pristine alpine landscape with railways and cable cars running like clockwork.

Most visits to this region encompass the Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe, an undoubtable highlight.
At 3,454m up, this is the highest railway station in Europe and offers breathtaking views. Read on to find out more about other excursions available in this area.

Key facts

  • Located in Bernese Oberland
  • Language - Swiss German
  • Coldest months - December-February
  • Warmest months - June-August

Harder Kulm

The Harder Railway takes less than 10 minutes to travel from Interlaken up to Interlaken’s home mountain. Here, at 1322m above sea level, you enjoy fabulous views of the Jungfrau Region. The Panorama restaurant and the Two Lakes Bridge vantage platform are among the main highlights on Harder Kulm.
Departs Interlaken
Operates April - November
Price from £27pp full fare / £13pp half fare

Schynige Platte

The nostalgic cogwheel railway will bring you up to Schynige Platte with its unique Alpine Garden and views of the mountain trio Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau.
Duration min. 3 hours
Departs Wilderswil Railway Station
Operates 27 May – 22 Oct
Price from £53pp full fare / £27 pp half fare

Botanical Alpine Garden
Experience a garden with approximately 600 species of Swiss Alpine flora.

Daily Alphorn Concert
Enjoy the warm sounds of an alphorn from 04 June to 23 October daily from 11am to 2pm near the Schynige Platte Mountain Hotel.

Panorama Trail
One of the most scenic trails with stunning views across Lake Brienz & Lake Thun as well as the snow-capped peaks of the Swiss Alps.

First Flyer, Grindelwald

Adventure card which includes:
First Flyer - Speed through the air from First to Schreckfeld with the ‘First Flyer’, an 800m long zip line ride! Continue by cableway to Bort before whizzing downhill by scooter back to Grindelwald.
Mountain Cart - From Schreckfeld to Bort
Trotti Bike - Whizz down the mountain from Bort station to Grindelwald

Duration min. 2 hours
Departs Grindelwald First Gondola Station
Operates Daily 30 April – 23 Oct
Price from £66pp half fare / £76pp full fare