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On the Top of Europe: A visit to the Jungfraujoch puts a jewel in the crown of any visit to Switzerland.

For more than 100 years, the Jungfrau railway has been making its journey to Europe’s highest-altitude railway station at 3454 metres a.s.l. – right at the heart of the UNESCO heritage site “Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch”. All through the year, the cog railway runs steeply up through a tunnel to the Jungfraujoch from Kleine Scheidegg.

The tunnel leading up from the station Eigergletscher is seven kilometres in length and was built between 1896 and 1912. One stop within the tunnel offers spectacular views onto the glacier world outside through windows in the Eiger North Face. On the summit, visitors are greeted by a high-Alpine wonder world made of ice, snow and rocks. All of this can be marvelled at from the viewing platforms “Sphinx” and “Plateau” on the Aletsch glacier or from the “Ice Palace”.

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Altitude: 3454 m a.s.l.
Arrival: Via Grindelwald – Kleine Scheidegg or via Lauterbrunnen – Kleine Scheidegg, then by cog railway Kleine Scheidegg – Jungfraujoch
Timetable: Operates year-round
Travel duration to summit: 2 h 10 min
Attractions: Nine kilometres of railway track from Kleine Scheidegg, close to 1400 metres in altitude, a little over seven kilometres within the mountain tunnel; Ice Palace, Ice Gateway, Sphinx viewing platform, walks in the eternal snow, Alpine research exhibition in summer
Culinary aspects: Restaurant Crystal (110 seats; Swiss and international cuisine), restaurant Bollywood (80 seats; Indian cuisine), self-service restaurant Aletsch (150 seats)
Specials: Europe’s highest-altitude station at 3454 m a.s.l., Europe’s highest-altitude post office with its own area code (3801), Aletsch glacier – at 23 kilometres the longest Alpine glacier

Reduced rate mountain rail ascent with the Swiss Travel Pass/GA travelcard. 
Reservation: Seat reservations for the train up to the Jungfraujoch are available
Hiking tip: The Eiger Trail goes within touching distance of the north face of the Eiger. It takes about two hours over steep Alpine meadows and scree along the foot of the imposing north face of the Eiger.

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