Swiss Alps Day Trip from Lucerne: Jungfraujoch and Bernese Oberland

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Swiss Alps Day Trip from Lucerne: Jungfraujoch and Bernese Oberland
from £206.36
Venture from Lucerne through the Swiss Alps to the highest point in Europe! On this unforgettable day trip with a multi-lingual guide, travel by coach through the Bernese Oberland region to Interlaken, and then take a cogwheel train ride to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Jungfraujoch mountain pass. Gaze upon the Alpine wonderland from the Top of Europe building and walk through the tunnels of a glacier at the Ice Palace. This is sure to be a highlight of your Switzerland vacation!
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In Brief

Luzern, Switzerland
10 hours

Daily, all year round

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
Important InfoInfo
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Lucerne Station, Bahnhofplatz, Lucerne 6005 Switzerland

Head to Lucerne in the morning to board your luxury coach. Your multilingual guide — who speaks English and Spanish — will accompany you throughout your entire full-day journey. Sit back, relax and enjoy the scenic drive through Swiss countryside and the Bernese Oberland, a fairy-tale wonderland of white jagged Bernese Alps. The scenery is truly captivating, and it only gets better from here!

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

After a 1-hour drive, stop for a break in the famous town of Interlaken, situated between two lakes to form the main gateway to the region's mountains and lakes.

Duration: 50 minutes

Pass By: Parking Grindelwald Grund, Unnamed Road 3818, 3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland

Then, head to the nearby village of Grindelwald to board your cogwheel train for an incredible 1.5-hour ride to Jungfraujoch. Travel through the high mountain pass of Kleine Scheidegg between the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau peaks.

Stop At: Top of Europe, 3801 Wengen, Jungfraujoch 3801 Switzerland

When you arrive at Jungfraujoch at an elevation of 11,332 feet (3,454 meters), you’ve reached one of Europe's highest railway stations! Jungfraujoch immerses you in a breathtaking Alpine wonderland.

Take the underground tunnel to the Top of Europe building and stand on the lookout point to gaze down on the snowy peaks of Aletsch Glacier. Ride the elevator to the Sphinx Observatory's terrace for more amazing panoramas, and then enter the Ice Palace to walk through the heart of a glacier; it's an unforgettable experience!

Enjoy a meal or some refreshments at one of the several restaurants at the Top of Europe (own expense). Savor your last views before boarding the train and heading back down to mountains, passing the ski resort of Wengen.

Duration: 2 hours 20 minutes

Pass By: Lauterbrunnen Village, Stutzli 460, Lauterbrunnen 3822 Switzerland

Disembark in Lauterbrunnen, reboard your coach and relax on the drive back to Lucerne.


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


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Departure Point

Frankenstrasse 2, 6003 Luzern, Switzerland

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • 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

Booking Information

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

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Edwardo, our guide to Jungfraujoch, was superb. Lots of knowledge, friendly and easy to understand. He handled the large group speaking several languages with ease. But the Jungfraujoch was truly the star of the trip. We had a perfect day, clear blue skies, temperatures in the 1-3C range and a light breeze. For a mid-October day, we could not have wished for more, the views were stunning. Left us overwhelmed. The walk to the snow side was fun as was the Ice Palace walk. The only suggestion is to announce that people can sit anywhere they want on coach on the return trip. Because we got the bus in Lucerne, we rode in the top of the double-decker bus but on the way back found seats on the lower level, easier on our old bodies. But this upset one couple who expected the same seats.
• Submitted 21 Oct 2019
The whole family enjoyed the trip. The guide was very informative giving us alot of information on the way there.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
This was an amazing tour! We were fortunate to have sunny and clear skies which made the experience even better. The views from the Sphinx observatory and the cogwheel trains were spectacular, the tour guide was very informative and helpful, the stop and Interlaken was great and we had plenty of time to see everything we wanted to see.
• Submitted 21 Mar 2019
Awesome trip!! the Highlight of our vacation.
• Submitted 01 Sep 2018
This day trip was amazing and the staff exceptional! My husband lost his phone out the window on the way down and the staff went above and beyond to find it, which they did. Highly recommend using them.
• Submitted 26 Aug 2018
This was the highlight of our Swiss tour. Our guide Minu was awesome. She was quite informative as well as hilarious as she talked about Swiss culture, people and the various locations of the Bernese Oberland. Though the trip was mostly about travelling through various locations, we enjoyed every scene. Grindlewald and Kleine Scheidegg had awesome views and wish we could have spent more time there. In all it was a tour that one must take when visiting Switzerland.
• Submitted 22 May 2018
Jungfraujoch is super beautiful. You can touch the snow with your barehands.
• Submitted 04 Apr 2018
A great day trip from Luzern or Zurich - even in midwinter we had good luck with the weather as it was brilliant sunshine in the high mountains, and the views were amazing. A well organised tour with Minu as our guide who spoke excellent English and Spanish. Thoroughly recommended.
• Submitted 26 Dec 2017
I took this tour just yesterday, mid December. We were very lucky to get a clear day on the mountain. Minu was our guide and she was excellent. Easy to understand and kept the group together. The air up top is thin so you will most likely feel dizzy. I do recommend this tour! It's beautiful up there
• Submitted 20 Dec 2017
My grown daughter and I had a wonderful experience. If time is limited this is definitely the way to go.
• Submitted 20 Oct 2017
We had a spectacular day at Jungfraujoch! Clear, blue skies. A bit crowded but it was a Sunday. Besides the Alps we appreciated the travel through the countryside.
• Submitted 07 Oct 2017
Great trip with wonderful guide. Amazing views! It is about a 9-10 hour day, so be prepared, but well worth it!
• Submitted 24 Sep 2017
Our tour guide and bus driver were excellent. The tour guide was very enthusiastic about the whole tour, mountains, lakes, etc. Minu Faber was the tour guide. Thanks very much to all.
• Submitted 21 Sep 2017
Traveled 6-23-17... We were lucky to have a beautiful day on the mountain. It is a 10 hour trip from Lucerne roundtrip but its worth the ride if the weather is good. The transfers from bus to two train rides was well timed. You're given plenty of time to enjoy exploring the mountain top. Our guides were knowledgeable and very forthcoming with information. On the bus you'll find yourself trying to absorb the landscape while your guide shares details about the terrain and the Swiss culture. The only worry I would have if I were to book again is the weather. Several of our party went to the mountain the following day and couldn't see much at all due to rain and clouds. So if its sunny... expect large crowds. That's when the locals visit the mountain as well.
• Submitted 04 Jul 2017
Excellent. This tour was definitely one of the hi-lights of my trip to Switzerland. On the day we departed from Lucerne, I was disappointed because the weather was not so great as we got closer to the mountains. It was cloudy, rainy and as the tour bus headed up the mountains it even started to snow. I thought we would get up to the top of Jungfraujoch and see nothing...and I was so looking forward to the view. As we took the cogwheel train up the mountains the sun was up there somewhere, I was just hoping it would try to peek out. The view on the train ride up was still gorgeous even though it was cloudy and dismal outside. However at some point when we made it to the top of the mountain through the tunnels and came out all of a sudden it was gorgeous blue skies, full sun, no clouds, and the scenery was breathtaking. We could see the clouds below us. I was so happy and really took time to enjoy soak it all in. You cannot predict the weather when booking tours in advance obviously...but you just never know what you will get. Even on a bad weather day was 100 different weather up top. Awesome experience....highly recommend it :
• Submitted 13 Apr 2017
This was a great experience and wonderful tour. Views were breathtaking, and tour guide was extremely knowledgeable. Tip though-make sure to hydrate well. The height can play havoc with you if you don't
• Submitted 11 Apr 2017
This was a fun trip from the bus to the train rides to the top. Just beautiful scenery. The guide was excellent
• Submitted 11 Mar 2017
Fantastic tour to the top of Europe! Wonderful views of the alps. It was so well organised even when some circumstances that were beyond the control of the tour company intervened, the guide got us through smoothly and we all had a great day!
• Submitted 10 Jan 2017
Excellent time. Beautiful ride up. Great group and beautiful view. Marcel was a great guide. Kept us informed but didn't over talk
• Submitted 12 Dec 2016
we loved this tour!
• Submitted 30 Oct 2016
Wonderful trip. Breathtaking! The Guide assigned to us was superb!
• Submitted 14 Oct 2016
The day was simply amazing and made my trip to Switzerland. It's expensive but well worth it!
• Submitted 29 Sep 2016
• Submitted 28 Aug 2016
This tour was so well worth every penny!! The bus was very new and comfortable - the views out the window were so beautiful! The trip to the top of the alps was just breath taking! Viator was good enough to let us reschedule for a nominal fee when our plane was delayed - all 8 of our party was very appreciative- and they were very nice about it on the phone. i would have hated to miss this tour!!
• Submitted 22 Aug 2016

In Brief

Luzern, Switzerland
10 hours

Daily, all year round

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

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