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  • Location:Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Duration:9 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Day Trip from Lucerne

Travel to Jungfraujoch — Europe's highest railway station at a dizzying height of 11,333 feet (3,454 meters) — on this 9.5-hour day trip from Lucerne. A scenic coach drive via the Bernese Oberland delivers you to Lauterbrunnen for a cogwheel train ride. You’ll wind through the Kleine Scheidegg mountain pass below the foot of the Eiger North Face. At the Top of Europe, explore the glaciated Ice Palace and enjoy World Heritage–listed views of the soaring Swiss Alps and Aletsch Glacier from the Sphinx Observatory. 


  • Full-day trip to Jungfraujoch from Lucerne
  • Enjoy a scenic drive through the magnificent Swiss Alps with your guide
  • Take the cogwheel railway via Kleine Scheidegg to Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe
  • Discover the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Jungfraujoch, home to Europe's highest railway station
  • Explore the Ice Palace and Sphinx Observation Terrace
  • Take in spectacular panoramic mountain views from your mountain vantage point
  • Tour includes round-trip travel by air-conditioned coach

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What You Can Expect

Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Day Trip from Lucerne

Admire the incredible views over the Aletsch Glacier on your trip to Jungfraujoch

Start your day trip near the main train station in central Lucerne, where you’ll meet your guide aboard the coach for the drive to Lauterbrunnen. The scenic journey winds below the impressive mountain peaks of the Bernese Oberland en route to your destination in the UNESCO-listed wilderness of Switzerland’s Bernese Alps.

On arrival at Lauterbrunnen, your guide accompanies you on a 50-minute cogwheel train ride to Jungfraujoch, Europe’s highest-altitude railway station sitting 11,333 feet above sea level. Along the way, travel through the breathtaking mountain pass of Kleine Scheidegg, situated beneath the famous Eiger North Face. 

Disembark at the Top of Europe and head to the Alpine Sensation — a round-tour subway opened to mark the centenary of the Jungfrau Railway. This latest attraction links the Ice Palace and Sphinx Observatory, where you can soak up panoramic views over Aletsch Glacier, Europe's longest glacier. On a clear day, look as far as the snow-capped peaks of France and Italy. 

If you wish, purchase a snack or a warm drink at the on-site restaurant (own expense) before your return down the mountainside to the Alpine town of Grindelwald. Then hop aboard your coach for the return drive to central Lucerne where your tour concludes in the evening.

Customer Reviews

Jing B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

This is a great tour.

Hedda Z

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

It is a very nicely organized day of tour, our Guide Peter is fabulous!

Janice B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Very long day but the trip was worth it. Amazing views from the terrace and the other outside spaces. Tour guide was informative. Spend as much time as you can outside.

Wanda B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Great time, lots of snow and fun tour guide

Timothy K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

It was the perfect tour to Jungfraujoch with the perfect weather, the view was jaw dropping. Thanks to the serious but yet funny tour guide Kid who gave me a chance to take a few really nice photos to make all my friends feeling jealous of the trip hah. Just can't get any better!

Paul J K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Well organized and fun. Guide, Kid, was superb. Enjoyed it!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

The tour guide kid went all out to assist us in taking pics while braving the cold. Well recommended tour to get to the TOP of Europe. Tiring day trip but worth every penny.

Barbara J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Guide was fantastic, trip was amazing!

Siew Hoon L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Totally worth it. Breathtaking scenery and a great tour guide who is caring and humorous.

keith a

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Brilliant day out, we were lucky with the weather but the views from the the top were amazing.
The guide,Kid, was great, he knew every photo opportunity and was not shy!!

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