Jungfrau Travel Pass - is it worth buying?

The Jungfrau Travel Pass is a passport for visitors who want to discover the Jungfrau Region on 3 to 8 days. With the Jungfrau Travel Pass you have access to all public transport in the Jungfrau Region during the summer half year. This includes railroads, mountain railroads, buses and boats. (Photo Schynige Platte: © Jungfrau Railways)

The Jungfrau Travel Pass is a great way to explore the Jungfrau region during the summer months. You don't have to stick to pre-planned itineraries. On the way you can change your mind at any time, without cancellations or changes.

In addition, you get a special price for a trip between the Eiger Glacier and the Jungfraujoch. In the Top of Europe Shops at Jungfraujoch, Grindelwald Terminal and Grindelwald First you get a 10% discount. In the Top of Europe Flagship Store Interlaken there is also a 10% discount (excl. Lindt & Sprüngli, SWATCH and Kosmetik-Chalet).

When is the Jungfrau Travel Pass valid?

The Jungfrau Travel Pass is offered exclusively in the summer half-year from mid-April until the end of the third week in October. In the winter half-year there is alternatively the Top of Europe Winter Pass

You have the choice to book this pass for three to eight consecutive days.

Harder Kulm (Photo: © Jungfrau Railways)Harder Kulm (Photo: © Jungfrau Railways)
Grindelwald First (Photo: © Jungfrau Railways)Grindelwald First (Photo: © Jungfrau Railways)

What is included in the Jungfrau Travel Pass?

With the Jungfrau Travel Pass you can travel all over the Jungfrau region as you please. With a single ticket you can combine train, boat, mountain railroad and bus journeys as you wish.

Tickets included in the Jungfrau Travel Pass

Ticket forTravelTimes of operation
Train BOBInterlaken Ost - Lauterbrunnendaily
Train BOBInterlaken Ost - Grindelwalddaily
Rack railwayKleine Scheidegg - Eigergletscherdaily
FunicularInterlaken - Harder Kulm2. week of April until end of November
rack railwayWilderswil - Schynige PlatteJuly to 3rd week of October
Rack railwayLauterbrunnen - Kleine Scheidegg - Grindelwaldevery day except for maintenance periods
Mountain railwayLauterbrunnen - Mürrenevery day except maintenance periods
Gondola railwayGrindelwald - First gondola lift (every day except during maintenance periods)
Gondola railwayGrindelwald Terminal - Männlichenend of May until 3rd week of October
Cable carWengen - Männlichenend of May to 3rd week in October
TrainInterlaken East - Interlaken Westdaily
RailwayInterlaken East - Brienzdaily
BoatLake Thundaily
BoatLake Brienz2nd week April to 3rd week October
BusGrindelwald local linesdaily

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Revision times of the railroads 2022/23

Please note that the railroads do not operate during their revision times. The revision times may change from year to year. Therefore, this information is only indicative.

  • Wengernalpbahn: Wengen - Kleine Scheidegg (2nd week of November until beginning of December, last week of April until first week of May)
  • Wengernalpbahn: Grindelwald - Kleine Scheidegg (about 2nd week in May, last week in October to first week in November)
  • Bergbahn BLM: Lauterbrunnen - Mürren (2nd week in May to beginning of June, beginning of October to approx. second week in December)
  • Firstbahnen BGF: Grindelwald-First (4th week in October to approx. mid-December)

Tickets not included in the Jungfrau Travel Pass

The following tickets are not included in the Jungfrau Travel Pass

  • Buses Grindelwald - Bussalp/Waldspitz/Grosse Scheidegg
  • Eiger Glacier - Jungfraujoch

Benefits with the Jungfrau Travel Pass

With the Jungfrau Travel Pass you get a trip between Eigergletscher and Jungfraujoch incl. return trip for a special price. In the months June to August you pay 75.00 CHF. In the months of April, May, September and October the special ticket costs CHF 63.00

In the Top of Europe Shops at Jungfraujoch, Grindelwald Terminal and Grindelwald First you get a 10% discount. In the Top of Europe Flagship Store Interlaken there is also a 10% discount. This does not apply to Lindt & Sprüngli, SWATCH and Kosmetik-Chalet.

  • Special price Eigergletscher - Jungfraujoch 63 or 75 CHF
  • 10% discount for purchases in Top of Europe stores
  • 10% discount for purchases in Top of Europe Flagship Store
Jungfraujoch Sphinx Terrace Aletsch Glacier (Photo: © Jungfrau Railways)Jungfraujoch Sphinx Terrace Aletsch Glacier (Photo: © Jungfrau Railways)
Area of application (Photo: © Jungfrau Railways)Area of application (Photo: © Jungfrau Railways)

Stations and entry points for the Jungfrau Travel Pass

In the following we have compiled all stations and entry points for you, so that you can plan your excursions even easier.

Stations for Jungfrau Travel Pass ships

You can use these boarding points for boat trips across Lake Thun or Lake Brienz:

  • Thun: Seestrasse 9, 3600 Thun
  • Interlaken West: Canal promenade 1, 3800 Interlaken
  • Spiez: Seestrase 69, 3700 Spiez
  • Interlaken East: Lanzenen 1, 3800 Interlaken
  • Brienz: Quai 1, 3855 Brienz

Valley stations and stations Jungfrau Travel Pass

You can use these stations with the Jungfrau Travel Pass:

  • Firstbahn valley station, Dorfstrasse 183, 3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland
  • valley station Bergbahn Lauterbrunnen - Mürren, 3822 Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
  • Harderbahn valley station, 3800 Interlaken, Switzerland
  • Interlaken Ost train station, Untere Bönigstrasse 5, 3800 Interlaken
  • Lauterbrunnen train station, Bahnhofplatz, 3822 Lauterbrunnen
  • Grindelwald train station, Dorfstrasse 75, 3818 Grindelwald
  • Grindelwald Grund train station, Grundstrasse 61, 3818 Grindelwald
  • Grindelwald Terminal train station, Grundstrasse 54, 3818 Grindelwald
  • Kleine Scheidegg train station, 3823 Lauterbrunnen
  • Wengen train station, 3823 Lauterbrunnen
  • Mürren train station, Ägerten 1079E, 3825 Lauterbrunnen
  • Wilderswil train station, 3812 Wilderswil

How much does the Jungfrau Travel Pass cost?

The price of the Jungfrau Travel Pass varies depending on the number of days booked. The days must be directly consecutive. You can choose between 3 to 8 travel days.

Prices (CHF) Jungfrau Travel Pass 2022

Number of daysAdultsChildren (6-15 years)

The Swiss Family Card is not valid for the Jungfrau Travel Pass. Junior, grandchild and child travel cards are also not valid

Prices (CHF) Jungfrau Travel Pass with discounts 2022

Number of daysAdults with reductions

Discounts are available for holders of:

  • GA (General Abonnement)
  • Swiss Half Fare Card
  • Half Fare Card
  • Swiss Travel Pass
  • Swiss Travel Pass Flex

What you can experience with the Jungfrau Travel Pass

The Jungfrau Region has many popular destinations to offer. We give you some examples of what you can enjoy with the Jungfrau Travel Pass.

Cogwheel railroads with the Jungfrau Travel Pass

Kleine Scheidegg is a pass at 2061 m above sea level between the Lauberhorn and the Eiger. Wonderful hikes start and end here. It has a very impressive panorama with Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. In between there are numerous glaciers. Mountaineers in the Eiger north face are gladly observed from here with binoculars.

Several cogwheel railroads meet at Kleine Scheidegg, with which you can travel:

  • The Jungfrau Railway takes you between Kleine Scheidegg and the Eiger Glacier

With the special price you get up to the Jungfraujoch

  • The Wengernalpbahn runs from Grindelwald or Wengen to Kleine Scheidegg.

The Eiger glacier is a glacier on the western slope of the Eiger at 3700 m above sea level, which extends to the station at 2300 m above sea level. In summer, people like to hike here along alpine and challenging hiking trails.

The Jungfraujoch with its viewing platform (3571 m above sea level) and the ice palace under the Aletsch glacier is an exceptional destination. Hikes across the Aletsch Glacier are popular from here

Schynige Platte (Photo: © Jungfrau Railways)Schynige Platte (Photo: © Jungfrau Railways)
 Kleine Scheidegg Hiking (Photo: © Jungfrau Railways) Kleine Scheidegg Hiking (Photo: © Jungfrau Railways)

Ships with the Jungfrau Travel Pass

With the Jungfrau Travel Pass you travel on the passenger ships on Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. The journey with the Bernese Oberland Railway is also included.

Offer at Swiss Activities:

On Lake Thun, a trip on the paddle steamer "Blüemlisalp", built in 1906, is a special experience. The paddle steamer "Lötschberg", built in 1914, travels across Lake Brienz.

Lake Brienz and Lake Thun round trip (Photo: © BLS)Lake Brienz and Lake Thun round trip (Photo: © BLS)
Lake Brienz and Lake Thun round trip (Photo: © BLS)Lake Brienz and Lake Thun round trip (Photo: © BLS)

Hiking with the Jungfrau Travel Pass

The Jungfrau Region is a hiker's paradise. With mountain railroads you can reach such beautiful hiking and excursion areas as:

Harder Kulm

At Harder Kulm you can admire the panorama from Lake Brienz to the end of Lake Thun. Moreover, the southern mountain range of the four-thousanders can be seen excellently.

Schynige Platte

The Schynige Platte offers hiking trails and viewpoints as well as a large alpine garden. The panorama hiking trail is particularly popular here.


On Männlichen the view of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau is particularly impressive. The mountain is also very popular with mountain bikers. The Lieselotteweg and the Öpfelchüechliweg are two well-known theme trails between Männlichen, Holenstein and Brandegg.

Grindelwald First

Grindelwald First is also called "Top of Adventure". In addition to the Eiger and Jungfrau, the mountain giants Wetterhorn, Schreckhorn and Fiescherhorn rise from north to south. The Mönch is hidden by the Eiger. The famous Bachalpsee is a one-hour hike from the First. At the viewing platform you will find a popular selfie point.

Schynige Platte Hiking Alpine Garden (Photo: © Jungfrau Railways)Schynige Platte Hiking Alpine Garden (Photo: © Jungfrau Railways)
Kleine Scheidegg Hiking Eiger Walk (Photo: © Jungfrau Railways)Kleine Scheidegg Hiking Eiger Walk (Photo: © Jungfrau Railways)

Are the means of transport of the Jungfrau Travel Pass wheelchair accessible?

An increasingly large proportion of these means of transport are suitable for wheelchairs

Wheelchairs on BLS ships on Lake Thun and Lake Brienz

The majority of BLS ships are wheelchair-accessible and have a toilet that can be reached by wheelchair. The only exception is the MS Interlaken ship, which travels on Lake Brienz.

On all wheelchair-accessible ships, the 2nd class entrances to the outer decks are at ground level. This also applies to the restaurants. The 1st class of the motorboats Stadt Thun and Berner Oberland can be reached via a lift.

With a wheelchair on the mountain railways

Rack railroads and modern cable cars transport passengers in wheelchairs or with rollators. By the end of 2023 at the latest, all cable cars that offer nine or more seats in a gondola will be legally required to do so.

But also quite a few gondola lifts with 4-8 seats already offer this service. However, please inform yourself about the ways at your destinations. These are not always suitable for wheelchairs

Wheelchair accessibility of the rack railways

All trains of the Jungfrau Railways can be used with a manual wheelchair. Electric wheelchairs are sometimes carried in the baggage car (e.g. between Kleine Scheidegg and Jungfraujoch). For the transfer at Kleine Scheidegg, wheelchairs should be announced in advance if possible. This applies especially if several wheelchairs are traveling together.

  • The Jungfraujoch is suitable for wheelchairs. There is a wheelchair stair lift at the entrance to the Ice Palace.
  • The trains of the Wengernalpbahn have wheelchair ramps.
  • At Harder Kulm the path between the mountain station and the viewing platform is wheelchair accessible, but very steep.

Cable cars access with wheelchair

  • Grindelwald - Grindelwald First: Access to the gondola at ground level. The viewing platform is easily reached. For access to restaurants Bort, Schreckfeld and First, the staff will be happy to help
  • Grindelwald - Männlichen: The new 10-seater gondola has level access. The top station at Männlichen has a panoramic path suitable for wheelchairs and a restaurant at ground level. The Grindelwald Teminal is easily reached via lift and ramps.
  • Wengen - Männlichen: not wheelchair accessible, but staff will assist with both boarding and disembarking as well as negotiating the landings (advance booking recommended)
  • Wilderswil - Schynige Platte: not wheelchair accessible, but the staff will help you to get in and out of the chair as well as to climb the stairs (pre-booking is recommended)

The trail from Männlichen to Holenstein or even Grindelwald is manageable by wheelchair. However, it should be suitable for off-road use. The path to Kleine Scheidegg is also easily manageable with an all-terrain wheelchair. It leads along the foot of Tschuggen via Bustiglen.

Jungfrau Railways Kleine Scheidegg (Photo: © Jungfrau Railways)Jungfrau Railways Kleine Scheidegg (Photo: © Jungfrau Railways)
Wengernalpbahn (Photo: © Jungfrau Railways)Wengernalpbahn (Photo: © Jungfrau Railways)

Can dogs be taken free of charge with the Jungfrau Travel Pass?

On the following routes you can take your dog for free with the Jungfrau Travel Pass:

  • Interlaken East - Grindelwald
  • Interlaken East - Lauterbrunnen
  • Interlaken - Harder Kulm
  • Grindelwald - Grindelwald First
  • Wilderswil - Schynige Platte
  • Lauterbrunnen - Kleine Scheidegg
  • Grindelwald - Kleine Scheidegg
  • Lauterbrunnen - Mürren
  • Lake Brienz and Lake Thun boat trips: dogs under 30 cm shoulder height (in 2022 all dogs with free dog ticket)

Tickets with costs are required for all other routes.

Is the Jungfrau Travel Pass 2022 worth it?

The Jungfrau Travel Pass is a very good deal if used frequently. It pays for itself quickly, the more you travel in the Jungfrau region. You also travel very uncomplicated and do not have to worry about many individual tickets.

As soon as you want to change your trip spontaneously, you can do this without any problems.

Swiss Activities Tip: The price per day is reduced for longer durations calculated per day. The best value - calculated per day - is therefore the Jungfrau Travel Pass for eight days duration

 Mürren aerial cableway (Photo: © Jungfrau Railways) Mürren aerial cableway (Photo: © Jungfrau Railways)
Kleine Scheidegg Hiking (Photo: © Jungfrau Railways)Kleine Scheidegg Hiking (Photo: © Jungfrau Railways)

Swiss Activities Conclusion about the Jungfrau Travel Pass

As you can see, the Jungfrau Travel Pass is an ideal way for you to experience the Jungfrau Region without any complications. With a longer pass you can enjoy the world famous mountain region comfortably and extensively

If you are not quite sure whether you want to buy the Jungfrau Travel Pass or not, we recommend a rough calculation. Think about what you want to experience and see and put together the individual prices of your routes.

This will give you a good feeling for whether the pass is worth it for you personally or not.

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