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Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Day Trip from Lucerne

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  • 9 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English
  • Good for avoiding crowds


Travel to Jungfraujoch — Europe's highest railway station at a dizzying height of 11,333 feet (3,454 meters) — on this full 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.
  • Enjoy a scenic drive through the magnificent Swiss Alps with your guide
  • Discover the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Jungfraujoch, home to Europe's highest railway station
  • Take in spectacular panoramic mountain views from your mountain vantage point
  • Tour includes round-trip travel by air-conditioned coach
  • Ride the V-Cableway Eiger Express

What's Included

  • Cogwheel train
  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board
  • V-Cableway Eiger Express
  • Gratuities
  • Food & Drinks
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Departure & Return

Departure Point

  • Frankenstrasse 1
    Frankenstrasse 1, 6003 Luzern, Switzerland

    Meet your tour guide in front of the McDonalds, opposite the Tourist Information office. Our coach is coming from Zurich and will reach Lucerne between 9.20am and 9.30am.

Departure Time

9:30 AM

Return Details

This activity will end right where it started.

What To Expect

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 100-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 the cogwheel train ride to ‘Eigergletscher’, where you will change to the V-Cableway Eiger Express. After approx. 15 minutes you will reach Grindelwald Terminal, where your coach awaits. Then hop aboard your coach for the return drive to central Lucerne where your tour concludes in the evening.

Lucerne Station (Pass By)

Meet your guide and hop aboard your air-conditioned coach in central Lucerne near the train station, and head out of the city on a scenic tour into the magnificent mountain world of the Bernese Oberland.


In Interlaken you will have some limited time before boarding the coach for a short drive to Lauterbrunnen.

25 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 60 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • 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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

Q:What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Day Trip from Lucerne?

A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:
  • Face masks provided for travelers

Q:What is the policy on sanitization during Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Day Trip from Lucerne?

A:The policies on sanitization are:
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Q:What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Day Trip from Lucerne?

A:The policies on staff health & safety are:
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms

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Traveler Tips

Try to check weather before going and choose a sunny day.
Keep up the good work Kid and you are a great photographer!
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My tour Guide Raymon was...
Fevon_K, Aug 2022
My tour Guide Raymon was amazing honestly he made my whole experience amazing and unforgettable and memorable he was so knowledgeable and took amazing pictures of everyone and I would honestly recommend him I will definitely do another trip with him thank you so much for making everyone laugh and have a good time we were all talking about how funny and amazing he was the whole group
Great day!
ROBERT_L, Aug 2022
Kid D. was simply the best tour guide I’ve journeyed with in my 40+ years of travel. Energetic informative and a part of the “team”…..and boy could he take a photo. He insured everyone “got the photo”!!! Thanks!
A Must Do on a Clear...
Amit_S, Jul 2022
A Must Do on a Clear Day.. Had A great time at Top of Europe tour.. Weather was a bit cloudy but on top all went well.
Great trip to Jungfraujoch
hgjpv6bf9j, Jul 2022
We did Jungfraujoch yesterday. What a perfect way to end our trip. Our guide was Kid D. and he was exceptional. Took such good care of all of us…made sure we all had great photo opportunities. Great trip!
Kris_K, Jul 2022
This is the most amazing trip! Half way up we were in the clouds and the clouds opened up and saw the top of the mountain. We were able to look out the windows of the Eiger Mountain tunnel to spectacular views!! The highlight was then reaching the top and seeing the ice castle and the Sphinx
Memoirs of Jungfraujosh
Damilare_G, Jul 2022
All.... Everything was great, from the Tour instructor to the sight seeing.......quite great. It was a wonderful trip
Lots of pictures!
Catherine_S, Jul 2022
This excursion was more than we could have ever imagined. Kit was an awesome guide, he was always taking our phones and cameras and taking pictures of us, he wanted to make sure we had lots of memories to take home with us. He was so knowledgeable made the excursion so much fun.
Be on Kit’s tour
Amy_D, Jul 2022
A must do when in Switzerland! Our tour guide Kit made the trip. A crazy and amazing personality. From the moment I saw his outfit we were in for a day. He is the first guide I ever had who helped take great pictures along the way. He knew exactly the great spots. It was so wonderful to not have to figure it all out and let him run the show.
first visit to area
Andrew_R, Jul 2022
Amazing views from the final destination, but also beautiful scenery along the way. Guide was more of a "cat herder" rather than being informative, but was friendly and more than willing to take pictures for all participants along the way.
Amazing adventure!
Joel_D, Jul 2022
We had a terrific time on this excursion. Kid was helpful and fun. He did a great job of getting us from point to point on time and didn't mind taking pics for us as well! We didn't have great weather at the Plateau, but the Ventura up and down had spectacular views!
Christine_C, Jun 2022
Amazing Day beautiful views! Ice Castle and snow on top of Mtn majestic! Enjoyed all modes of transportation!
1 traveler found this review helpful
Mind Blowing Tour - Must Do
REBECCA_L, Jun 2022
It’s difficult to express in words how mind blowing this tour experience actually was, it was nothing short of spectacular! ‘Kit’ our talented guide for the day was excellent, we particularly enjoyed his quick wit and big smile. We look forward to sharing tales of this tour with family and friends for years to come. This tour is a ‘must do’.
Hillol_C, Jun 2022
It was worth visiting and the tour company was very accommodating. Specially our guide Raymond is a very nice person and took very good care of all. He was a very good and helpful person. Would recommend for this trip with this tour company and try to get Raymond as the guide.👍🤘
Great tour
John_F, Jun 2022
Wonderful tour. Our guide Kit was knowledgeable, helpful, and entertaining. Scenery spectacular. This was a once in a lifetime experience that won’t be forgotten.
Awesome views on bus...
Laurie_D, May 2022
Awesome views on bus train and on mountain! Ice palace great. Everything was smooth and on time. Our tour guide Raymond was very attentive and helpful with all of us
Perfect day at Top of Europe
Denise_M, May 2022
The tour was everything it was described to be - and just made even better thanks to our tour guide, Kid. The scenery was breathtaking the whole way there and most definitely at the top. Kid made sure we got all the best picture angles and always managed to get us to the front of the lines so we had time ahead of crowds. Would definitely do it again - would love to see it on a clear day in winter.
A memory of a lifetime
Patricia_C, May 2022
Our guide Kid was awesome. He was so helpful and made photos of me and my husband during entire trip. The views were magnificent. This was my number excursion of my entire trip.
Great adventure!
Charles_J, May 2022
Wonderful experience! Only suggestion regards pick up & drop off. Location for pick up was not accurate. If we had’not gone around the corner, we would have missed the bus. Drop off at end of tour was different than pick up location. No guidance given at drop off so we were at a loss for how to get back to where we started from in the morning. Remember we are tourists & don’t know the area. At least point passengers in the right direction at the end of the bus ride so we can get back to where we started from. Kid was excellent. Great guide! Made the trip memorable. Went above & beyond….especially in getting my forgotten rain coat back to me. Thank You!!!
Yes, do it! It’s a blast!!
Janice_H, May 2022
The bus met us on time and our guide Raymond was great. He provided info on all aspects of the tour and knew about the road, the gondola and train. The tour at the top was a lot of fun and he did great photos for us on our phones. Definitely a great day!!
We had great time!
Julie_X, May 2022
We have group of five with this tour. Our tour guy was very helpful and knowledgeable. He took some good group pictures for us and informed us what should be pay attention. We had good time throughout the entire tour.
Response from Host, May 2022
Thank you for your kind words and your rating. We are most pleased to learn that your excursion with us to Jungfraujoch was a great experience.


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