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From Interlaken: Day Trip to Jungfraujoch by Bus and Train

1. From Interlaken: Day Trip to Jungfraujoch by Bus and Train

Embark on a full-day guided tour to Jungfraujoch from Interlaken. Enjoy a panoramic cable car ride, take in the views of Europe from the Sphinx Observation Terrace, and explore the tunnels of the Ice Palace. Begin your excursion with a coach journey from Interlaken to the mountain resort of Grindelwald. Board the cable car at the Grindelwald Terminal for a spectacular ride to the Eiger Glacier. Change to a cogwheel train that will take you to the peak of Jungfraujoch. When you reach the top, marvel at the high-alpine wonderland of eternal ice, snow, and rock. Experience the Alpine Sensation adventure tour marking the 100th anniversary of the Jungfrau Railway. Visit the Sphinx Observation Terrace and Plateau for breathtaking panoramic views of snow-capped peaks, neighboring countries, and the Aletsch Glacier. Walk through the tunnels of the Ice Palace at the heart of the glacier. Restaurants are available for meals and refreshments. During the descent, pass the holiday resort Wengen and stop at Lauterbrunnen, where the coach awaits for your return trip to Interlaken.

From Zurich: Guided Day Trip to Jungfraujoch with Train Ride

2. From Zurich: Guided Day Trip to Jungfraujoch with Train Ride

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.

From Zurich: Day Trip to Jungfrau and Interlaken

3. From Zurich: Day Trip to Jungfrau and Interlaken

Venture to the top of the highest glacier in Europe and behold panoramic views of the terrain that surrounds you. Enjoy an outing in the village of Interlaken, visit the Sphinx observatory, and ride a train that will elevate you 3454 meters to the zenith of Jungfrau. Start your adventure at the Zurich Central bus station and hop aboard your air-conditioned bus. Enjoy a short and scenic drive to your first destination, Interlaken. After a quick stop in Interlaken, board the Jungfrau rack train from Lauterbrunnen. Take in gorgeous views and ascend 3454 meters. Arrive at the top and depart from the highest altitude railway station in Europe. Take in views of the surrounding terrain from the zenith of the highest glacier in Europe. Visit the Sphinx observatory which provides you with some of the best views you can get of the two most famous peaks, Eiger and Mönch. Wander into the heart of the glacier and walk through the ice tunnel to experience the “Alpine Sensation” that traces the history of the Jungfrau. Once you get back from the top of the glacier, enjoy free time in Interlaken before taking a pleasant bus ride back to your starting point.

From Lucerne: Day Trip to Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe

4. From Lucerne: Day Trip to Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe

Explore the snow-capped mountains of UNESCO-listed Jungfraujoch, the site of Europe's largest glacier. Get immersed in the stunning panoramic views of the snow-capped peaks and Aletsch Glacier from the Sphinx Observation Terrace and Plateau. Your 10-hour excursion begins with a scenic coach journey from Lucerne, 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. From there, change to a cogwheel train that will take you to the peak of Jungfraujoch. From the top of Jungfraujoch, you’ll marvel at the High-Alpine wonderland of ice, snow, and rock. Experience the Alpine Sensation adventure tour, marking the 100th anniversary of the Jungfrau Railway. Visit the Sphinx Observation Terrace and Plateau for breathtaking views of the Aletsch Glacier. Walk along the tunnels of the Ice Palace into the heart of the glacier for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Descend via the resort of Wengen to Lauterbrunnen, where your coach will be waiting to take you back to Lucerne.

From Grindelwald: Jungfraujoch Round-Trip Railway Ticket

5. From Grindelwald: Jungfraujoch Round-Trip Railway Ticket

Admire Europe from the Jungfraujoch railway station at 3,454 meters above sea level. Marvel at the Alps from Europe's highest railway station and relax on a scenic ride to and from the station. The view and adventure platform at 3454 meters above sea level unites in a place that fascinates people of the Alps: a majestic backdrop of ice, snow and rock with breathtaking far-sightedness. You don't need to exchange that ticket and you can go directly to the Top of Europe. You also have a seat reservation. Once at the top, enjoy the many amenities on offer during 2 hours of free time. Visit the Jungfraujoch Plateau, see the Ice Palace, pop into the Lindt Swiss Chocolate Heaven, and much more.

Jungfrau: Summer Unlimited Travel Pass for 3 to 8 Days

6. Jungfrau: Summer Unlimited Travel Pass for 3 to 8 Days

Travel with the Jungfrau Travel Pass on the listed trains, buses, ships or trains. You can use the means of transport of the Jungfrau region unlimited on the booked days, as often as you want. Travelling with a pram or wheelchair With wheelchair or pram, it is advisable to travel to the Jungfraujoch on the 3S-Bahn Eiger Express from Grindelwald Terminal (via Eigergletscher station). Groups of 3 or more wheelchairs should inform the ticket office clerk at the station of departure about the journey. This will enable any necessary assistance to be organised. Dogs Dogs travel free of charge here: Interlaken Ost - Lauterbrunnen Interlaken East - Grindelwald Interlaken - Harder Kulm Wilderswil - Schynige Platte Lauterbrunnen - Mürren Lauterbrunnen - Kleine Scheidegg - Grindelwald Grindelwald - First On the route Eigergletscher - Jungfraujoch and back, the dog requires a paid ticket. A half-price ticket (2nd class) is required for BLS boats, trains and buses.

Interlaken: Airplane Skydiving over the Swiss Alps

7. Interlaken: Airplane Skydiving over the Swiss Alps

Your adventure will start with an approximately 15-minute scenic flight as the jump plane climbs to altitude. Enjoy the views of Interlaken’s two lakes and the incredible Swiss Alps, including the famous peaks of Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau. The flight is followed by a 45-second adrenaline-pumping freefall from the altitude of 4,000 m (13,000 ft). Feel the ground rushing towards you at 200 km/h (120 mph)! Once the parachute is deployed, take a deep breath and enjoy the 5-7 minute canopy ride which will safely take you back to the ground. Come summer or winter, we operate daily all year round!

From Zurich: Interlaken Day Trip and Harder Kulm Viewpoint

8. From Zurich: Interlaken Day Trip and Harder Kulm Viewpoint

Explore the heart of the Swiss Alps in the village of Interlaken. Experience breathtaking views of Lakes Thun and Brienz on either side and the surrounding peaks.   Departing from Zurich, go on a full-day trip and explore the heart of the famous Bernese Oberland. Arrive in Interlaken, overlooked by the famous trio of summits, Eiger, Mönch, and Junfrau. Visit the harbor and see the blue lakes on both sides of the village. Experience the local culture and try local specialties, such as Swiss fondue.   You'll stop at Lauterbrunnen and enjoy the village and the amazing Staubbach Waterfall of 974 feet (297 m). After, in Interlaken, you'll take the cable car Harderbahn up to Harder Kulm viewpoint, a breathtaking floating platform where you'll be able to admire the Interlaken landscape. Take incredible pictures of Interlaken, both lakes and the Alps. In Harder Kulm you can go for a walk, take a drink or eat a wonderful fondue as it has a restaurant and bar at the top. At the end of the afternoon, you will board the bus to go back to Zurich. Marvel again at the beauty of the area as you drive through the Jungfrau region back to your point of departure.

From Lauterbrunnen: Roundtrip Train and Jungfraujoch Ticket

9. From Lauterbrunnen: Roundtrip Train and Jungfraujoch Ticket

Admire Europe from the Jungfraujoch railway station at 3,454 meters above sea level. Marvel at the Alps from Europe's highest railway station and relax on a scenic ride to and from the station. The view and adventure platform at 3454 meters above sea level unites in a place that fascinates people of the Alps: a majestic backdrop of ice, snow and rock with breathtaking far-sightedness. Once at the top, simply follow the signs to the tour and you will not miss any highlights. To do the tour it takes you aproximately 1 to 2 hours. There are also restaurants on the Top of Europe and even a Snow Fun Park in summer, so calculate 6 to 8 hours for the whole trip.

Geneva: Interlaken Day Trip & Visit to Harder Kulm Viewpoint

10. Geneva: Interlaken Day Trip & Visit to Harder Kulm Viewpoint

Explore the heart of the Swiss Alps in the village of Interlaken. Experience breathtaking views of Lakes Thun and Brienz on either side and the surrounding peaks.   Departing from Geneva, go on a full-day trip and explore the heart of the famous Bernese Oberland. Arrive in Interlaken, overlooked by the famous trio of summits, Eiger, Mönch and Junfrau. Visit the harbor and see the blue lakes on both sides of the village. Experience the local culture and try local specialties, such as a Swiss fondue.   You'll stop at Lauterbrunnen and enjoy the village and the amazing Staubbach Waterfall of 297 m. After, in Interlaken you'll take the cable car Harderbahn up to Harder Kulm viewpoint, a breathtaking floating platform where you'll be able to admire Interlaken landscape. Take incredible pictures of Interlaken, both lakes and the Alps at the back of the landscape. In Harder Kulm you can go for a walk, take a drink or eat a wonderful fondue as it has a restaurant and bar at the top. At the end of the afternoon, you will board the bus to go back to Geneva. Marvel again at the beauty of the area as you drive through Jungfrau region back to your point of departure.

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4.6
(2,416 reviews)

The trip was very good and is memorable. We saw glacier, snowfall at the Jungfrau, the ice cave till and nice sunny weather till interlaken. The train ride was seasoned as it takes you from 700 mtr elevation to 3400 mtr elevation with scenic views all around and especially snow peaked mountains. The driver of our bus upto Interlaken rail is very professional driver and nice person to talk. He really took care of us.

Vitalli, our driver was excelent. He provided us with lots of good information and made sure we took advantage of the time in our tour. We saw beautiful sights and very interesting places.

The tour as a whole was very good! You should at least have more time in Interlaken, especially in the city center! The guide was very helpful, polite and welcomed us perfectly.

The tour was well organized and our guide Corolla was great. She was informative, friendly and kept everyone on schedule.

Visit to The Jungfrau! Exceptional tour. Guide was great, with tips and care. I’m