From Zurich: Guided Day Trip to Jungfraujoch with Train Ride


From Zurich: Guided Day Trip to Jungfraujoch with Train Ride

Activity provider: Best of Switzerland Tours

From US$ 279.68 per person

Explore the Swiss Alps on a day trip to Jungfraujoch from Zurich with a guide. Enjoy panoramic vistas of snow-capped mountains on a bus ride, go on the Eiger Express cable car, and switch to a train.

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Duration 12 hours
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Spanish, English, Chinese


6.5 hours
  • Zurich

  • 1.5 hours
  • Lucerne

  • 1.5 hours
  • Interlaken (sightseeing)

  • Grindelwald

  • Eigergletscher, Switzerland (view, cable car ride)

  • Jungfraujoch

  • Kleine Scheidegg (photo stop)

  • 50 minutes
  • Lauterbrunnen

  • 1.5 hours
  • Lucerne

  • Zurich

Meeting point
Main stop
Other stop
Transfer stop
  • Explore the scenic majesty of the Jungfraujoch mountains in the Swiss Alps
  • Marvel as snowy mountain peaks on a ride a gondola to the Eiger Glacier
  • Go to the Sphinx Observation Terrace for expansive views of Aletsch Glacier
  • Take a stroll thorugh the tunnels of the Ice Palace in the heart of the glacier
  • Experience the thrill of riding an authentic cogwheel train to Jungfraujoch
Full description

Explore the snow-capped mountains of Jungfraujoch, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site since 2007 for its stunning High Alps scenery, and as the site of Europe’s largest glacier and highest train station.

Take a scenic bus journey along the Brünig Pass and the shores of Lake Brienz to the Bernese Oberland. After a break in Interlaken, board the cable car at the Grindelwald Terminal for a spectacular 15-minute ride to the Eiger Glacier by gondola.

Change to a cogwheel train that will take you to the peak of Jungfraujoch. Enjoy stunning views of the triple peaks of Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau as you ride. Immerse yourself in the High-Alpine wonderland of ice, snow, and rock at the top.

Learn more about the history of the Jungfrau Railways on the "Alpine Sensation” discovery tour, marking the 100-year anniversary of the Jungfrau Railway. Visit the Sphinx Observation Terrace and Plateau for the most breathtaking views of the Aletsch Glacier.

Stroll through the tunnels of the Ice Palace in the heart of the glacier for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Descend via the car-free resort of Wengen to Lauterbrunnen, from where the bus takes you back to Zurich.

  • Fully guided tour by a professional multilingual guide
  • Transportation in a bus
  • Cable car ride from Grindelwald to Eiger Glacier
  • Train from Eiger Glacier to Jungfraujoch
  • Train from Jungfraujoch to Lauterbrunnen
  • Seat reservation and preferred boarding
  • Carbon offset through myclimate
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses

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Meeting point

Departure is from the Sihlquai Bus Station near Zurich HB (main train station). From the station, follow platform 18 until the street turns right and follow the curve for 50 meters. You will find the bus station just across the street from Starbucks. By public transport, you can reach the stop "Sihlquai/HB" by tram 4, 6, or 13. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure and check in at the ticket office with a valid ID.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)
  • Food and drinks in the vehicle

Know before you go

  • Routes and means of transportation may change due to maintenance work and seasonal schedules without prior notice
  • A minimum stay of 2 hours on the top of Jungfraujoch is always guaranteed
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 874 reviews

Review summary

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Really good, awesome experience. The places were incredible, transportation was very decent and tour guide Eduardo Herrera was impeccable. He was super nice, very knowledgeable and helpful, truly a role model for other guides for sure. We had a great time coz of the sights obviously but Eduardo made us feel very secure and really taken care of. Feliciano the driver and Su the guide were also very pleasant to deal with but clearly Eduardo was the star of the show. Thank you.

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March 16, 2023

We had few days to tour around Switzerland and this definitely was a great way to know amazing places while being guided. Our tour guide was really helpful and kept us on schedule so we could see all, if you are trying to make the most out of your time definitely would recommend this tour. The place is really wonderful, better than what we expected.

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February 25, 2023

We had a 1 day trip from zurich to junfraujoch with Best of swiss travels. I can say that never had a memorable trip like this one. Our guide was so active, very responsible and showed us all the places and explained everything clearly. Thank you get my guide for giving a memorable swiss trip. Will definitely go with Get your guide for my future vacations

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February 25, 2023

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