What are Jungfraujoch opening hours?

How long should I spend at Jungfraujoch?

Jungfraujoch timings

4-5 Hours

In half a day, you can expect to complete some basic activities like visiting the Ice Palace, going up to the Sphinx Observatory for stunning views, and walking through Alpine sensation. You can also spend some time at the Panorama camera to peep into Jungfrau’s orifices and facets. Grabbing anquick bite is also possible, and 4-5 hours might just be sufficient to make a roundtrip to Jungfraujoch.

Jungfraujoch timings

A full day

An entire day is recommended for you to make the most out of your trip to Jungfraujoch. Besides visiting the Ice Palace, Sphinx Observatory, etc. you can also go Lindt Chocolate tasting and enjoy skiing, sledding, etc. at Snow Fun Park if it is open. A hike to Mönchsjoch Hut is recommended if you enjoy hiking and are reasonably fit.

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Frequently asked questions about Jungfraujoch opening hours

Is Jungfraujoch open every day?

Yes, Jungfraujoch is open throughout the year. Train timings vary according to the season, but trains ply up the mountain daily.

Are there any specific timings for last admission?

While planning your visit, keep a lookout for the train schedule on the day you are travelling, as return trains from Jungfraujoch generally depart earlier in the winter than in summer. Exact times, however, vary according to the time of year and month you are visiting in.

Should I visit Jungfraujoch on a public holiday?

Public holidays can get busier than lean seasons. Expect longer wait times to visit inside attractions (like the Ice Palace) and more crowd at the top of Europe if you choose to visit on public holidays. That said, visiting on a public holiday can also be more lively and cheery.

Do the operating hours of the Jungfraujoch railway change during the winter months due to weather conditions or daylight constraints?

During the winter season, the operating hours of the Jungfraujoch railway may be adjusted to accommodate shorter daylight hours or inclement weather conditions. If you're planning a winter excursion, you should check the schedule in advance and be prepared for potential changes.

Are there any restrictions on accessing outdoor observation decks or hiking trails at the Jungfraujoch during certain times of the day or weather conditions?

For safety reasons, outdoor observation decks and hiking trails at the Jungfraujoch may have restrictions during inclement weather conditions, such as high winds or heavy snowfall. Visitors should check with staff or signage at the site for any temporary closures or safety advisories before embarking on outdoor activities.

Do the restaurants and dining facilities at the Jungfraujoch have specific opening hours?

Yes, they do! For example, Aletsch self-service is open from 10:15am to 3:30pm while Crystal is open from 11am to 2:30pm.

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