Gornergrat bahn

 

Route: Zermatt 1605 metres above sea level – Gornergrat 3089 metres a.s.l.
Route length: 9,339 km totally by cog wheel (Abt system) / dual track 3,790 km
Track gauge: Metre-gauge railway (1000 mm) / (standard-gauge railway 1435 mm)
Number of passengers (2017): 1,750,000; 915,000 summer, 835,000 winter
Stations and stops: 5 (Findelbach, Riffelalp, Riffelberg, Rotenboden, Gornergrat)
Number of bridges: 2: Getwing Bridge (24 m) and Findelbach Viaduct (93 m) Longest / highest bridge: Findelbach Viaduct (93 m) / 2 piers in height: 49.8 + 48.8 metres Tunnels & galleries: 5: Gsäss tunnel (40 m); Bränfluh tunnel (58 m); Kühlerbrunnen tunnel (19 m); Land tunnel (179 m); Riffelbord gallery (792 m)
Longest tunnel: Land tunnel (179 metres)
Longest gallery: Riffelbord
protection gallery: Rotenboden-Riffelberg (792 metres)
Steepest slope: 200 ‰ (on average 185 ‰)
Travel duration: 33 minutes
Speed: Uphill, maximum 30 km/h / Downhill, maximum 20-27 km/h.
Employees: 100 people
Rolling stock: 12 twin railcars, 4 single railcars, 2 rotary snow ploughs, 4 freight wagons (flat wagon, tank wagon, crane wagon, service train, supply train)
Transport capacity: Approx. 2400 people per hour in both directions
Electrification: 725 volt three-phase current, electrical traction since opening on 20.08.1898
Route sector openings: 20.08.1898 Zermatt – Gornergrat, Switzerland's first electric rack railway with a terminus at 3018 metres a.s.l.
1909 New terminus for the Gornergrat Bahn at 3089 metres a.s.l.
1910 Opening of the 3100 Kulmhotel Gornergrat
1929 Year-round operation of the Gornergrat Bahn
2001 Reopening of the Riffelalp tram to the Riffelalp resorts (Highest 2211 metres a.s.l. + shortest (675.31 m) tram route in Europe)
 
 

Prices

Maybe you would be interested in prices of tickets on the Gornergrat Railway?

 

With the General Season Ticket, the Half-Price Season Ticket, the Swiss Travel Pass, the Adventure Card or other valid travel documents you get a 50% discount on the recognised fare.  Children who are 16 years or under travel for half price.  Children under 6 years as well as children with the Junior travelcard, Children’s Co-travelcard, or the STS Family Card travel free of charge on the Gornergrat Railway. Here you can find a list of all the current reductions.

Fare prices vary according to season.  Perhaps you are hiking or going with your mountain bike?  Of course you can buy a ticket for only part of a route or only in one direction.  Click here for further information about bike prices and biking day tickets. 

The prices for individual travellers or groups of more than 10 persons can be found in the price list below. By the way – dogs travel free with us! 

Individual fare*

November - AprilOne wayReturn
Zermatt - Gornergrat CHF 38.00  CHF 76.00
Zermatt - Rotenboden CHF 37.00  CHF 74.00
Zermatt - Riffelberg CHF 30.00  CHF 60.00
Zermatt - Riffelalp CHF 21.00  CHF 42.00
Zermatt - Findelbach CHF 16.00  CHF 32.00
Riffelalp - Gornergrat CHF 28.00  CHF 56.00
Riffelalp - Rotenboden CHF 22.00  CHF 44.00
Riffelalp - Riffelberg CHF 17.00  CHF 34.00
Riffelberg - Gornergrat CHF 20.00  CHF 40.00
Riffelberg - Rotenboden  CHF 11.00 CHF 22.00
May / June and September / OctoberOne wayReturn
Zermatt - Gornergrat CHF 49.00  CHF 98.00
Zermatt - Rotenboden CHF 44.00  CHF 88.00
Zermatt - Riffelberg CHF 34.00  CHF 68.00
Zermatt - Riffelalp CHF 23.00  CHF 46.00
Zermatt - Findelbach CHF 18.00  CHF 36.00
Riffelalp - Gornergrat CHF 33.00  CHF 66.00
Riffelalp - Rotenboden CHF 25.00  CHF 50.00
Riffelalp - Riffelberg CHF 19.00  CHF 38.00
Riffelberg - Gornergrat CHF 23.00  CHF 46.00
Riffelberg - Rotenboden CHF 13.00 CHF 26.00
July / AugustOne wayReturn
Zermatt - Gornergrat CHF 57.00  CHF 114.00
Zermatt - Rotenboden CHF 51.00  CHF 102.00
Zermatt - Riffelberg CHF 36.00  CHF 72.00
Zermatt - Riffelalp CHF 25.00  CHF 50.00
Zermatt - Findelbach CHF 19.00  CHF 38.00
Riffelalp - Gornergrat CHF 38.00  CHF 76.00
Riffelalp - Rotenboden CHF 29.00  CHF 58.00
Riffelalp - Riffelberg CHF 20.00  CHF 40.00
Riffelberg - Gornergrat CHF 27.00  CHF 54.00
Riffelberg - Rotenboden  CHF 15.00 CHF 30.00

*You find price reductions here.

Group fares*

November - AprilOne wayReturn
Zermatt - Gornergrat CHF 30.40  CHF 60.80
Zermatt - Rotenboden CHF 29.60  CHF 59.20
Zermatt - Riffelberg CHF 24.00  CHF 48.00
Zermatt - Riffelalp CHF 16.80  CHF 33.60
Zermatt - Findelbach CHF 12.80  CHF 25.60
Riffelalp - Gornergrat CHF 22.40  CHF 44.80
Riffelalp - Rotenboden CHF 17.60  CHF 35.20
Riffelalp - Riffelberg CHF 13.60  CHF 27.20
Riffelberg - Gornergrat CHF 16.00  CHF 32.00
Riffelberg - Rotenboden  CHF 8.80 CHF 17.60
May / June and September / OctoberOne way Return
Zermatt - Gornergrat CHF 39.20  CHF 78.40
Zermatt - Rotenboden CHF 35.20  CHF 70.40
Zermatt - Riffelberg CHF 27.20  CHF 54.40
Zermatt - Riffelalp CHF 18.40  CHF 36.80
Zermatt - Findelbach CHF 14.40  CHF 28.80
Riffelalp - Gornergrat CHF 26.40  CHF 52.80
Riffelalp - Rotenboden CHF 20.00  CHF 40.00
Riffelalp - Riffelberg CHF 15.20  CHF 30.40
Riffelberg - Gornergrat CHF 18.40  CHF 36.80
Riffelberg - Rotenboden CHF 10.40 CHF 20.80
July / AugustOne wayReturn
Zermatt - Gornergrat CHF 45.60  CHF 91.20
Zermatt - Rotenboden CHF 40.80  CHF 81.60
Zermatt - Riffelberg CHF 28.80  CHF 57.60
Zermatt - Riffelalp CHF 20.00  CHF 40.00
Zermatt - Findelbach CHF 15.20  CHF 30.40
Riffelalp - Gornergrat CHF 30.40  CHF 60.80
Riffelalp - Rotenboden CHF 23.20  CHF 46.40
Riffelalp - Riffelberg CHF 16.00  CHF 32.00
Riffelberg - Gornergrat CHF 21.60  CHF 43.20
Riffelberg - Rotenboden  CHF 12.00 CHF 24.00

Timetable for the Gornergrat Bahn

Timetable from 24.11.2018 - 23.04.2019

Departure from Zermatt              
08:00 08:24 08:48 (10) 09:12 (10) 09:12 (11) 09:12 (11) 09:36 (10) 09:36
(10) 09:36 (11) 10:00 (10) 10:00 (10) 10:00 (10) 10:24 (10) 10:24 (11) 10:24 (10) 10:48
(10) 10:48 (11) 10:48 (10) 11:12 (10) 11:12 (11) 11:12 11:36 12:00 12:24
12:48 13:12 13:36 14:00 14:24 14:48 15:12 15:36
16:00 16:24 17:24 (12) 18:24 (13) 19:24 (12) 21:50 (only to Riffelalp)    
               
Departure from Gornergrat              
07:35 08.43 09:07 09:31 09:55 10:19 10:43 11:07
11:31 11:55 12:19 12:43 13:07 13:31 13:55 14:19
14:43 15:07 15:31 15:55 16:19 16:38 17:18 18:18
(12) 19:18 (12) 20:07            

Explanation of symbols: (10) 22.12.2018–23.04.2019  (11) 22.11. - 21.12.2018  (12) 13.12.2018–23.04.2019

Hint: 22.12.2018–23.04.2019 additonal trains between 11.00 h–15.00 h from Riffelalp–Gornergrat

 

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