Switzerland not only has the highest mountains, but also the prettiest railways. If you want to combine both, then climb on board the Gornergrat Railway in Zermatt. The highest open-air rack railway in Europe climbs past Swiss stone pine and larch forests up to a height of 3089 metres. Once you reach the top you can enjoy breathtaking, all-round views of 29 peaks above 4000 metres, with the Matterhorn right in the centre. The Gornergrat is also a great starting point for some wonderful walks. In winter, there are attractive descents in the glistening snow and a beautiful, one-of-a-kind sleigh run.

At a glance


  • For all new bookings: free cancellation up to 4 working days before the first day of validity.
  • Roundtrip on a cogwheel train from Zermatt to Gornergrat at 3089m
Adults: USD 57.00
Swiss Half Fare Card: USD 57.00
Children 6-16 without Swiss Family Card: USD 68.00
Subject to change

Good to know

  • The Gornergrat Bahn is open 365 days a year. The trains run from early in the morning until after sunset.
  • There are only adult and children fares available. Travellers who are 16 years and older are considered as adults.
  • Swiss Family Card valid.


  • Hotel Kulm Gornergrat with access lifts and shopping mall
  • Summer: Exclusive sunrise trips
  • Winter: Zermatt-Cervinia ski region