Tour code: 2460JUNG
Board a cogwheel train to the UNESCO-listed Jungfraujoch, known as the Top of Europe, on this day trip from Zurich to the spectacular Swiss Alps. After a scenic coach journey through the Bernese Oberland, ride up to Europe's highest railway station, located 11,333 feet (3,454 meters) above sea level. From the Sphinx Observatory, look out over Aletsch Glacier and past the snow-capped Alpine peaks toward France and Italy.

Highlights

  • Full-day trip from Zurich to Jungfraujoch, known as the Top of Europe
  • Enjoy a scenic drive through Switzerland's magnificent Bernese Oberland
  • Ride a cogwheel railway through the Swiss Alps from Lauterbrunnen to Jungfraujoch
  • Take in a jaw-dropping Alpine panorama from Europe's highest railway station
  • Walk through the heart of a glacier at the Ice Palace

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What You Can Expect

Jungfraujoch: Top of Europe Day Trip from Zurich

Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe

Start your 11.5-hour day trip from the bus terminal in central Zurich and depart by coach for the scenic 2-hour journey south. Travel among the towering peaks of Switzerland's Bernese Oberland to Lauterbrunnen, where a cogwheel train carries you up to Europe’s highest-altitude train station, situated in a UNESCO-listed Alpine wilderness.

The 50-minute train ride winds through the Kleine Scheidegg mountain pass in the Burnese Alps. Upon arrival at Jungfraujoch, situated at an elevation of 11,333 feet, 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. 

Head to the Ice Palace for a glacier walk and stop at the Sphinx Observatory for sweeping views of Europe's longest glacier: Aletsch Glacier. From viewing platforms, enjoy a 360-degree panorama of this winter wonderland draped in a breathtaking display of ice and snow. On a clear day, look beyond to the mountain peaks of neighboring Italy and France. 

If you wish, purchase a snack or warm drink at the on-site restaurant (own expense) before the return cogwheel train ride down to Lauterbrunnen, where your coach awaits. Relax on the 1-hour drive back to Zurich, arriving at the bus terminal in the evening.

Customer Reviews

Angela L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

DONT FORGET YOUR SUNGLASSES!!!!!!!!!!! Or you will miss alot... This one is worth every penny.

Elizabeth W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Excellent day out guides informative and attentive

jack_fam

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

The best day of our holiday so far. Our guide was fantastic can't remember his name but he was a very enthusiastic Taiwanese man It was snowing the day we went so that was a bonus for us. Well worth the money just for the views

ABHISHEK J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

KID our thai tour guide was amazing! Well planned.

Carla B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Awesome trip! Our guide Raymond was very informative and helpful throughout the tour. The views everywhere were breathtaking! It was an unforgettable trip!

Michael R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Absolutely wonderful trip. Kid was an amazing tour guide who made us laugh and was also very attentive to the needs of everyone on the tour. The trip up to and down from Jungfrau were spectacular in their own right, but the views from the observation deck were breathtaking. We would absolutely do this trip again in a heartbeat.

Md Mamunur R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

very very good!!!!
memorable journey , location and tour guide.
Well managed in all respect.

pam.earl

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

What a fabulous day out. Be prepared for a bit of travel from Zurich. However our guide Kid was amazing and the time seemed to fly. Kid made sure we had as many opportunities for photos as possible. His friendliness and enthusiasm for the group added to a most amazing experience. Jungfraujoch was fantastic, as was the view both up and down the mountains. We even saw an avalanche. Great Tour!

Ervira R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Great experience to see a breath taking landscape of Switzerland. It was a tremendously beautiful. Kid also a super nice guide. He's so caring with us, always help us to takes lot of selfies and pictures. And he was super funny, made lot of jokes with the driver and it was really fun.

Mrs Julie M. R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Excellent

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