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Jungfraujoch: Top of Europe Day Trip from Zurich

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Embark on a spectacular Alpine journey from Zurich to the Top of Europe! Travel by coach through the Bernese Oberland in Switzerland's magnificent Jungfrau region, then hop aboard a cogwheel train and ride up to Jungfraujoch, Europe's highest railway station at a staggering elevation of 11,333 feet (3,454 meters). A stunning panorama of snow-capped mountains and glaciers awaits you.
  • Hassle-free Jungfraujoch ‘Top of Europe’ day trip from Zurich
  • Travel easily to one of Europe’s highest rail stations by coach and cogwheel train
  • Admire the Alpine and glacier views from the viewpoints 
  • Focus on the scenery without worrying about transport or timing 
  • Travel with a guide to learn about the Jungfraujoch’s history
What to Expect
Board a coach in central Zurich and journey south through Switzerland's scenic Bernese Oberland to Lauterbrunnen. On arrival, you'll ride the cogwheel train to Jungfraujoch, one of Europe’s highest-altitude train stations, set 11,333 feet (3,454 meters) above sea level in a UNESCO-listed wilderness, and dubbed the ‘Top of Europe.’ Gaze at the snowy mountains as the train navigates the Kleine Scheidegg pass, and disembark at Jungfraujoch to enjoy the different activities and viewpoints. Head for the Alpine Sensation, a visual-experience moving walkway that transports you past presentations showcasing the Jungfrau Railway’s history, and experience the Ice Palace glacier walk to see its glittering ice sculptures. Then, visit the Sphinx Observatory for stunning panoramas over the Aletsch Glacier, and the Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau. If you wish, refuel at the restaurant (own expense) before riding the train back to Lauterbrunnen, where your coach awaits. Your tour finishes at the original starting point.
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Departure Point
Bus Station, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland
Departure Time
8:30 AM
11h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Cogwheel train ride
  • Entry/Admission - Kleine Scheidegg
  • Entry/Admission - Jungfraujoch
  • Entry/Admission - Ice Palace - Jungfraujoch
  • Entry/Admission - Jungfraujoch Sphinx Observatory
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The place was amazing, trip planned very well. The guide ok. It is once of most scenic places you can visit.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Srarting out in Zurich, we signed in and met Kid, our guide for the day. Right off the bat he started what was to become a day long trend of giving people suggestions to make the trip the best. He recommended we sit in the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not enjoy this trip at all. Way too many people pushing and shoving there way through crowd after crowd. No organization with our so called tour guide. ‘Ice Castle’ was very claustrophobic with very narrow passage ways and crowds of people pushing and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank cnerf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour guide is worthy ZERO star. Keywords: Tour company Grey Line Zurich, on the ticket it is Hans Meier Tourist. Tour guide name: KID, self introduced originally from Thailand. he was the most unprofessional, poor communicated, weird, extremely rude tour guide I have ever...More

Date of experience: September 2019
2  Thank mbcc799
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantistic! The view is amazing, unforgettable. Our guide is also nice, taking care of everyone in the group!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Yu T
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Response from scottv9876 | Reviewed this property |
Should be no problem unless you have breathing problems due to altitude. We’re in our 60’s and we were ok
September 22, 2019|
Response from Dave C | Reviewed this property |
There is some walking involved at Jungfraujoch and there are some stairs to climb. There are also some elevators and moving walkways. There is an ice cave with an ice floor that could cause problems with slips and falls... More
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