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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Here is an overview of the most frequently asked questions about the Gornergrat Railway and its services.


1. Can I reserve seats?

No, you cannot reserve seats on the Gornergrat Railway. 

2. Is my ticket valid for a specific departure only?

No, your ticket is valid for whichever train you choose to take on the date specified.

3. What discount will I receive if I have a GA travel card or a day pass?

Holders of a GA/day pass will receive a 50% discount on the normal ticket price.

4. What discount will I receive with a Swiss Travel Pass?

Holders of a Swiss Travel Pass will receive a 50% discount on the normal ticket price.

5. May I get off and on again during my journey?

Yes. You may use your ticket to get off at every way station and then get on again later and continue your journey. However, each section may only be travelled once.

6. How long is a return ticket valid?

Return tickets are valid for 10 days.

7. Can I travel up the Gornergrat in a wheelchair?

Yes. Every train has a low-floor car that enables you to board easily in a wheelchair.

8. Is there a restaurant on the Gornergrat?

Yes. There is a self-service restaurant that is open year-round and a full-service restaurant that is open during the regular season. gornergrat-kulm.ch

9. Is there an age limit for travelling up the Gornergrat due to the high altitude at the top?

No. Every visitor is personally responsible for ensuring that they are sufficiently acclimatised to the altitude.