Jungfraujoch is a unique mountain attraction and millions of visitors reach here each year. Since it is a year round attraction, there are several day tours from nearby towns and cities that are organized for trips to Jungfraujoch. Your Jungfraujoch Pass offers several travel benefits that you can enjoy for these day trips.
You can take exciting day trips to Jungfraujoch from Interlaken, Grindelwald, Bern, Lucerne, Zurich, Basel and many parts of Europe. On these day trips you can take advantage of your Jungfraujoch Pass and enjoy visits to all the attractions of Jungfraujoch like the Sphinx Observatory, Ice Palace and others. Your day trips to Jungfraujoch can also be customized and combined with other locations like Grindelwald, Wenger and other picturesque Alpine villages.
Jungfraujoch is a unique and fascinating year round attraction in Switzerland. It is one of the best places to visit in the country and offers a wide variety of things to do which you can enjoy with your Jungfraujoch Pass. The top of Jungfraujoch offers some of the most stunning views in Europe. Jungfraujoch is a mountain saddle connecting two major peaks of the Alps, the Mönch and Jungfrau. The Jungfraujoch has many unique attributes that attracts visitors from around the world. First is the railway track which is over 100 years old and still intact, which due to its height is famously called the Top of Europe.
Visitors can enjoy the luxury train ride up the mountain while taking in the most spectacular scenery along the way. The other major attraction here is the Ice Palace and you enter it by passing through an ice tunnel made under a glacier and see ice sculptures in the shape of various animals and objects. One of the major reasons to explore Jungfraujoch is the Sphinx Observatory which is one of the highest observatories in the world. The Observatory is accessible by the public and there is a superfast elevator that takes you from the station directly to the Observatory. There is also an open deck from where you can enjoy stunning views of the Swiss Alps and the glaciers surrounding the area.
1. By Train- Traveling by train is the only way to reach Jungfraujoch but this is a journey that is completely worth it. You will need to take a train to Kleine Scheidegg and then from here get on the famous luxury Jungfraujoch Railway train to the top. Some find the fares a little expensive but if you have your Jungfraujoch Pass then you get amazing discounts on your travel fare as well as other benefits.
2. By Gondola plus Train- The fastest way to reach Jungfraujoch is by boarding the Eiger Express Tricable Gondola to Eiger Glacier Station. From here switch trains and board the luxury Jungfraujoch Railway train to reach your destination.
Jungfraujoch is a year round attraction with millions of visitors each year. If you love skiing, snow, snowcapped Alpine sceneries and frigid temperatures then winter months between November to February is the best time to visit Jungfraujoch.
If you like hiking, skydiving, and other summer activities then the best time to visit is summer months between June to September.
Best time to visit Jungfraujoch during the day is in the morning when the weather is clear and crowds are less. The best thing to do is use your Jungfraujoch city pass and take the first train out to Jungfraujoch.