Swiss Alps Day Trip from Zurich: Jungfraujoch and Bernese Oberland

Duration: 12 hours
Destination: Switzerland, Zürich, Zurich

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  • 12 hours
  • Zurich
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


Sure to be a highlight of your Switzerland vacation, this day trip from Zurich takes you into the Swiss Alps. Discover Jungfraujoch, one of the highest points in Europe, travel by coach with a multilingual guide through the Bernese Oberland region, and enjoy a stop in the famous town of Interlaken along the way. Board a cogwheel train in Grindelwald for a ride to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Jungfraujoch mountain pass, where an Alpine wonderland of spectacular mountains and glaciers awaits.


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Sihlquai, Sihlstrasse 41, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

Head to Sihlquai Bus Terminal near Zurich train station in the morning to meet your multilingual guide — who speaks English and Spanish — and board your luxury coach. Then, relax on the scenic drive through the Bernese Oberland countryside.

Stop At: Bahnhofstrasse 25/5 3800, 3800 Interlaken, Switzerland

You’ll feel as if you’ve entered a fairy tale as you stare at the sheer beauty of the white jagged mountains above Bern, a range known as the Bernese Alps. The scenery is truly mesmerizing, and it only gets better!

Arrive about two hours later in Interlaken for a quick break. This famous town is situated between two lakes, Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, and serves as the main transport gateway to the region's mountains and lakes.

Duration: 50 minutes

Pass By: Restaurant Pizzeria Grund, Grundstrasse 63, 3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland

Continue to the nearby village of Grindelwald, where you’ll board the cogwheel train for a spectacular 1.5-hour ride via the Kleine Scheidegg high mountain pass to Jungfraujoch, a famous mountain pass between the Mönch and Jungfrau peaks.

Pass By: Kleine Scheidegg, Berner Oberland Switzerland

You’ll be treated to stunning views of the world-famous triple peaks of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau along the way.

Stop At: Jungfraujoch, Bernese Oberland Interlaken, 3800 Switzerland

After your journey, disembark at Jungfraujoch, one of Europe's highest railway stations! Standing at an elevation of approximately 11,332 feet (3,454 meters), Jungfrauoch immerses you in an Alpine wonderland of ice, snow and rock.

Follow your guide to the Top of Europe building, adjacent to the station accessible by an underground tunnel. At the lookout point, gaze down on the snowy peaks of Aletsch Glacier, spread out in front of you. Then, take the elevator to Sphinx Observatory for more incredible vistas from the terrace. Don't forget to walk through the tunnels of the Ice Palace, located in the heart of the glacier; it's an unforgettable experience!

Duration: 2 hours 20 minutes

Pass By: Sihlquai, Sihlstrasse 41, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

After the Jungfraujoch, the guide will take you back to Zürich.

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional guide
  • Round-trip cogwheel train ride to Jungfraujoch
  • Entry/Admission - Jungfraujoch

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • 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
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Warm clothing and sturdy shoes recommended
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Departure Point

Best of Switzerland Tours AG, Sihlquai Coach Parking, Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


12 hours

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

User's Reviews

Sheila S

02 Jan, 2020

We took the trip from Zurich to the "Top of Europe" and had a wonderful time. The trip was very well-organized - no easy task considering the various modes of transportation and time tables involved. Our guide, Gil, was wonderful - very helpful and informative, and the bus driver was excellent. The scenery was amazing and beautiful. Great trip! We highly recommend it!

Tonia L

17 Dec, 2019

This was a spectacular way to spend a winter day! The bus was very comfortable, with big windows for sightseeing. Our tour guide, Eduardo, was great. Really knowledgeable and friendly. We really enjoyed his informative commentary throughout the day. The train ride was fun, and Junfrauhoch was so cool! Really breathtaking. Eduardo reminded everyone to drink plenty of water to help with the high altitude, which was helpful. We highly recommend this tour!


02 Dec, 2019

Our Guide was very knowledgeable and accommodating. Highly recommended for the amazing views and mountain air.

David B C

15 Nov, 2019

An amazing day in the Alps beginning with the drive from Zurich to Interlaken. Some of the most beautiful, majestic scenery you could imagine. We took two cogwheel trains passing by the Eiger to reach the summit ("Top of Europe"). Even though it was snowing at the summit you could still get a sense of the vastness and ruggedness of the mountains. Our guide was great and you got a sense she really enjoyed her profession. It was a full day leaving at 8:00am and returning around 7:30pm and worth every penny of the price. Highly recommended.

Shailendra S

12 Nov, 2019

This was a good trip and just as it was described it was done hence it was well executed.
Of course, you can't predict weather. So choose a time when chances of good weather will be in your luck!

User's Picture Gallery



A view of Hagia Sophia from Hippodrome


We are in front of Topkapi Palace


A view from Hagia Sophia


At Dolmabahce Palace


Briefing of Naci at Süleymaniye Mosque







Junfraujoch Top Of Europe


Junfraujoch Top Of Europe


Junfraujoch Top Of Europe


Junfraujoch Top Of Europe





looking over jungfrau


Ice Age Squirrel!


It's not very slippery but I wouldn't recommend running either


It not actually as cold as it looks


Inside the ice palace


Cogwheel was a cozy ride


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