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Oberalp Pass via Glacier Express Tour, Switzerland

About Oberalp Pass and Train Trip:- The Glacier Express Switzerland is one of the express train which serves two major mountain resorts of Zermatt and St. Moritz via Andermatt in Central Swiss Alps. The journey from Zermatt starts and end at Alpine valley with the Mattertal which is just below the world-renowned Matterhorn along with the huge valley of Valais in Brig. The Oberalp Pass is one of the most scenic route and is a high mountain pass in Swiss alps and the Furka-Oberalp railway line is open all the year round which takes through the breathtaking route through the Alps. It has 91 tunnels and 291 bridges and the entire journey is slow but enchanting giving great thrills to the riders.

How can reach:- Oberalp Pass is famous tourists destination which is located in South central of the Switzerland country. Tourists can enjoy this location via "Glacier Express" train. Generally this train crosses 91 tunnels and 291 bridges. Tourists can visit snow capped mountain from trains. This train cross Oberalp Pass which total height is 2,033 metres from sea level. Train track is metre gauge. This is a Express train which starts from St Moritz station and end on Zermatt station. Train's Total time is 8.4 hours (approx).

Visit Timings (Open Hours):- Museum La Truaisch

3.00 pm to 5.00 pm : July to October

3.00 pm to 5.00 pm : 20 Decmber to April

Closed: Monday

Tickets Price (Entrance Fee):- Museum La Truaisch

CHF 7.00 : Adult

CHF 4.00 : Senior / Children / Student (13 to 25 years)

Started Railway Station:- St Moritz

Last Railway Station:- Zermatt station

Tourist Attractions:- Sedrun railway bridge, local villages, snow mountains, museum, glacier etc.

Things to Do:- Hiking, Cabel Cars, Snowboard, Ice Skating etc.


Weather Temperature:-

Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) -4.6 -4.6 -1.8 1.3 5.6 8.3 10.6 10.5 7.5 4.4 -0.6 -3.5
Average High (℃) 2.1 3.1 6.8 10.4 15.3 18.9 21.4 20.5 16.7 12.9 6.2 2.9

Nearest Accommodations:-

Luxury Hotels:- Apartment Plauncas Acletta (+41 76 363 48 51), Hotel Medelina (+41 81 947 40 77), Hotel Alpsu (+41 81 947 51 17), Hotel Kruezli (+41 81 949 11 06), Hotel Postigliun (+41 81 949 10 46), La Conditoria Hotel (+41 81 936 50 60).

Affordable Hotels:- Hotel Cresta (+41 81 949 12 25), Hotel Posta (+41 81 949 11 26), Hotel Soliva (+41 81 949 11 14), Nova Casa Spinatscha Sedrun (+41 79 414 44 61), Hotel Restaurant La Furca (+41 81 947 52 27), Lodge Sax (+41 81 515 14 14).

Distances from Oberalp Pass:-

Zurich City : 134.5 KM

Geneva City : 347.5 KM

Basel City : 182.7 KM

Lausanne City : 292.3 KM

Bern City : 194.6 KM

Winterthur City : 166.2 KM

Nearest Major Airport:- "Zurich International Airport" is a nearest airport which distance is 134.9 KM. Tourists can access flights to all over world and Switzerland main cities from Zurich airport. This is a largest airport of the Switzerland.

Nearest Railway Station:- OberalpPass (1.0 KM distance). This station is available trains to Zurich city(119.6 KM), Geneva city (346.0 KM) and Bern capital city (193.3 KM).

Bus Services:- Buses are available from "Zurich International Airport" (134.9 KM) Oberalp Pass .

Taxi Services:- Taxis are available from "Zurich International Airport" (134.9 KM) Oberalp Pass.