Official name: Eiger Express
Address: Grundstrasse 54, 3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland
Year of opening: 2020
Timings: 8 AM to 7:20 PM, depending on the time of year
Duration of ride: 15 Minutes
Seats per cabin: 26 seats
Distance covered: 6,483 Meters
Transport capacity per hour: 2,200 people
Altitude: 2,328 m above sea level
With highly polished windows, plush VIP seating (should you avail those seats) and a champagne bar and the endless Swiss expanse beneath you, life can't get more scenic or luxurious. Riding the gondola is an experience in itself.
While scaling the formidable Eiger north face is unimaginable to many, going up the steepest parts of the mountain is made possible via the gondola. Skim close to its icy ridges as you ascend the Eiger Glacier station.
Address : Grundstrasse 54, 3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland.
Grindelwald and the Eiger Glacier station (Eigergletscher in German) are connected by the Eiger Express.
If you're coming from Interlaken: Take the Interlaken Ost train.
If you're coming from Lauterbrunnen: Take the SBB train and change at Zweilütschinen to continue on to Grindelwald.
The Eiger Express tricable gondola is especially suited for people with disabilities as travel time to Eiger Glacier station is reduced drastically. The journey from Grindelwald to Eiger Glacier also lasts only 15 minutes.
The Eiger Express is a tricable gondola ride that transports you from Grindelwald Terminal to the Eiger Glacier station (from where you can take the railway up to Jungfraujoch. Lasting just 15 minutes, this ride is a quick way to get to Jungfraujoch as it reduces travel time by 47 minutes.
Most tickets to Jungfraujoch offer at least a one way ride via the Eiger Express. However, do check at the time of booking to confirm this option.
The Eiger Express terminal is located in the town of Grindelwald. The address is Grundstrasse 54, 3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland.
The Eiger Express is located at around 2,328 meters above sea level.
The Eiger Express is open from 8:00 AM to 7:20 PM with the first ascent starting at 08.00 AM. The exact time of descent depends on the time of year. The cable has shorter working hours during the winter months.
The Eiger Express departs from the Grindelwald Terminal and is headed towards Eiger Glacier station.
The Eiger Express takes around 15 minutes to get from Grindelwald to Eiger Glacier station.
Eiger Express features 44 gondolas, that can hold a maximum of 26 people in each gondola. This means it can ferry 2,200 people per hour.