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Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Day Trip from Interlaken

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Interlaken, Switzerland
Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Day Trip from Interlaken

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icon7 hours 15 minutes  (Approx.)
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Enhance your experience of Jungfrau’s Alpine majesty on an exhilarating full-day excursion from Interlaken to the Top of Europe. Travel to Grindelwald and board the new state-of-the-art gondola Eiger Express to the Eiger Station. Then change into a cogwheel train up the Jungfraujoch pass and arrive at Europe’s highest railway station, known as the 'Top of Europe'. Absorb magnificent panoramas of snow-capped Alpine spires; gaze at the jagged peak of Europe’s largest glacier; and explore a fairytale ice palace while enjoying illuminating commentary from your guide.
  • Day trip from Interlaken to Jungfraujoch
  • Travel by coach through the beautiful Jungfrau region
  • Ride the brand-new gondola Eiger Express, followed by a cogwheel train from Grindelwald to Europe’s highest railway station
  • Admire the Swiss Alps from the Top of Europe at 11,333 feet (3,454m)
  • Walk through the inside of a glacier at the Ice Palace
  • Enjoy commentary from your multilingual guide
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Air-conditioned vehicle
Professional guide
Cogwheel train ride
Access to Alpine Sensation, Sphinx Observation Terrace, Plateau and Ice Palace (weather permitting)
Aerial cable car Eiger Express
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks

Departure Point

Höheweg 95, 3800 Interlaken, Switzerland

Departure Time

10:45 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Depart from a centrally located pickup point in Interlaken and climb aboard a comfortable, climate-controlled coach destined for Grindelwald. Relax as you admire beautiful panoramas of Swiss countryside and listen to illuminating commentary from your guide. 

On arrival in Grindelwald, board the new state-of-the-art gondola Eiger Express for a ride to the Eiger Station. Feel your excitement heighten as you ascend to Jungraujoch in a cogwheel train; marvel at the frozen witchery of the Eiger, Jungfrau, and Mönch peaks along the way and then disembark at Europe’s highest railway station. 

Gasp as you take in sweeping vistas of the icy landscape. From the Sphinx Observation Terrace, scour the horizon for the Aletsch Glacier, the longest glacier in Europe, and see if you can spot neighboring countries like France and Germany. 

Heighten your exhilaration on a guided wander through the Ice Palace, a magical cave located within a glacier, and then return to the cogwheel train for the scenic descent to Grindelwald. Travel to your awaiting coach in Lauterbrunnen and reflect on your incredible day during the journey back to Interlaken.
Pass By:  
Head to the Outdoor Interlaken Shop in the late morning to meet your guide and board the coach. Sit back as you travel through the magnificent Jungfrau region to the famous mountain resort of Grindelwald.
Pass By:  
Board the gondola Eiger Express of the newly opened V-Cableway for a spectacular ride to the Eiger Glacier station, where you change to the cogwheel train to Jungfraujoch. Stunning views of the world-famous triple peaks of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau accompany you on the way and the imposing Eiger North Face seems to be within one’s grasp.
Stop At:  
Once on the top, immerse yourself in the fascinating high alpine wonderland of eternal ice, snow and rock. Experience the discovery tour “Alpine Sensation” marking the 100-year anniversary of the Jungfrau Railway.
Duration: 2 hours 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Jungfraujoch Sphinx Observatory
Visit the Sphinx Observation Terrace and Plateau with the most breathtaking panoramic views of snow-capped peaks, the neighbouring countries and the longest glacier of the Alps, the Aletsch Glacier.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Ice Palace - Jungfraujoch
Don't forget to stroll through the tunnels of the Ice Palace located in the heart of the glacier – a once in a lifetime experience not to be missed!
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
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After your Top of Europe adventure, board the cogwheel train for your descent down the mountains. Pass the holiday resort town of Wengen before arriving in Lauterbrunnen, where the coach awaits you for the return trip to Interlaken.
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The coach brings you back to Interlaken, where your tour will end.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • There is a restaurant at the Top of Europe station where you may purchase food and drinks
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 48 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Best of Switzerland Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Day Trip from Interlaken?
The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks provided for travelers
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What is the policy on sanitization during Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Day Trip from Interlaken?
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Day Trip from Interlaken?
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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What is the maximum group size during Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Day Trip from Interlaken?
This activity will have a maximum of 48 travelers.

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Traveler Tips

  • "I had previously checked in to doing this on our own, but found it was much easier - and less expensive - to do it as a tour." See review
  • "Make sure you go to the Ice Palace, it’s very cool!" See review


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Top of Europe not to be missed!
, Jul 2021
Best of Switzerland guide Konrad was wonderful, spoke several languages, was driver and tour guide . Gave great background of the area we visited and just an all around great experience of Jungfraujoch!!
, Mar 2020
Would highly recommend. The tour guides were very knowledgeable and gave a very light hearted commentary through the trip.
Train ride and views
, Mar 2020
Excellent service and very informative guide, gave good information about everything and guided us very well.
Beautiful Natural beauty. Very surprising how the caves made between mountains.
, Jan 2020
Due to height less oxygen at Jungfraujoch. Should make arrangements for supply of oxygen. Rest everything nice very well managed. I personally enjoyed every moment
Little costly. Viator should atleast include a bottle of Water or Juice at this cost!
, Oct 2019
Little costly. Viator should atleast include a bottle of Water or Juice at this cost! Apart from the above point tour was perfectly managed. Guide was fantastic and knowledgeable. Guide made the tour easy and enjoyable. About the destination??? It's a must visit!!!
Gorgeous vistas!
Jeffrey A
, Oct 2019
Rode a tour bus from Interlaken to the first of two trains up to the Jungfrau viewing platform. The ride up provided beautiful views in themselves. Gratefully, it was a sunny day and beautiful views were available of both the Jungfrau and Munch peaks. They were also interesting exhibits inside the glacier at the platform. A day well spent!
Top of Europe!!
, Sep 2019
My 25 year old daughter and I took this tour earlier this month while staying in Interlaken, and it is well worth it! I had previously checked in to doing this on our own, but found it was much easier - and less expensive - to do it as a tour. Cold at the very top, but it's about 13,000 ft altitude, with snow and glacier. Magnificent views! The ice palace was our favorite, so beautiful and impressive. Our guide made it easy to make it to all the spots and see everything. The only downside was that we only had an hour for lunch and shopping; we could've used and extra half hour or so, but other than that we had a fabulous time. Highly recommend!!
The perfect day
, Aug 2019
Our trip to the Jungfraujoch was fantastic. We had the perfect weather. The views are breathtaking. Our guide was knowledgeable and the tour was explained in Spanish, English and German. Some remarks I would make are the following: The meeting point in Interlaken was not very clear, the bathroom situation in Interlaken and on top was rather nasty even though on our day the crowed was not at its maximum. We understand that everything has to be brought up to the Jungfraujoch but for the price we paid we expected a bit more cleanliness. As a Swiss citizen, I wish we can do better.
Great Tour!
, Jul 2019
This was an excellent and well organized tour to Jungfraujoch. Our tour guide, Minu, was knowledgable, friendly, and helpful. The time allotted for this tour is sufficient. Jungfraujoch was exciting to visit, though very crowded (not to any fault of our tour). We loved being able to stop in various towns (Grindelwald, Lauterbrunnen). Highly recommend Best of Switzerland for all tours!
Top of the World!
, Jul 2019
What a special time!!! The views were magnificent. Our guide Annabele was clear, very helpful, and personable. What a great day.

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