Buying Jungfraujoch ticket with Swiss Travel Pass

Buying Jungfraujoch ticket with Swiss Travel Pass

Print this page
Create an account to receive an e-mail when someone replies to this thread
Posts: 8
This thread is closed. You are welcome to log in and submit a new thread.
Schnacky
Schnacky
16 posts
new member
Aug 30, 2017 - 10:40 PM

Hi there. My husband and I will be arriving in Switzerland on September 20th and will be staying in Wengen first. We want to go to Jungfraujoch and have the STP. I am unclear about purchasing the tickets. Since we will be in Wengen that will obviously be our starting point and then do I put in Jungfraujoch or Kleine Sheidegg? Is there a spot to input that we have the STP? I'm just not 100% sure about this and don't want to mess it up. Thank you for any help you can give me.

Lucas
Lucas
5659 posts
expert &
moderator
Aug 31, 2017 - 6:28 AM in reply to Schnacky

Hi Schnacky,

You want to enter Jungfraujoch, Kleine Scheidegg is a lower stop on the train. Are you looking to buy the ticket online? If so, yes you can enter that you have the Swiss Travel Pass to get your 25% discount.

Another option is to go in to the rail station in Wengen and buy the ticket there. Just show them your Swiss Travel Pass to get the 25% off ticket.

Lucas

Last modified on Aug 31, 2017 - 10:22 AM by Lucas
rockoyster
rockoyster
3401 posts
expert
Aug 31, 2017 - 7:16 AM in reply to Lucas

Hi Lucas,

Interestingly the SBB Ticket Shop on-line doesn't have a mechanism for nominating a 25% discount. Only option are no-reduction or half-fare which you would get with the Swiss Half-Fare Card. Bit of an oversight n'est-ce pas?

Please login to see the attached documents
Lucas
Lucas
5659 posts
expert &
moderator
Aug 31, 2017 - 7:39 AM in reply to rockoyster

Yes, I find it quite odd also - especially as Switzerland gets the odd tourist or two ;).
So you have to buy online at a 3rd party like HappyRail etc.

The same for the local ticket machines - everything is set up for Swiss residents (who either have the GA pass where they don't need tickets 95% of the time or the half fare travelcard) and not for tourists. :(

rockoyster
rockoyster
3401 posts
expert
Aug 31, 2017 - 10:58 AM in reply to Lucas

. . . Or buy here www.jungfrau.ch/shop/e n/tickets/bergbahn/ang ebote/jungfraujoch-top-of-europe/tickets-jungfraujoch where they conveniently cater for the Swiss Travel Pass.

Schnacky
Schnacky
16 posts
new member
Aug 31, 2017 - 5:48 PM

Thank you both for your help. Do you find it best to then buy our tickets in Wengen at the station, like the day before we would like to go rather online? As even on the jungfrau.ch website it didn't give me the option of adding our STP. (unless I am doing something wrong) Should we reserve seats from Kleine Sheidegg to the Jungfraujoch? Sorry about the questions. I just want to clarify. :) Thank you again!

rockoyster
rockoyster
3401 posts
expert
Aug 31, 2017 - 9:00 PM in reply to Schnacky

Hi Schnacky,

You should see a drop-down box per attached. It's on the 2nd screen, after you pick travel date and start/end stations. BUT, you don't really want to buy tickets until you have some idea of how the weather looks. No use going up there in heavy cloud. If you are at Wengen anyway I'd be inclined to buy tickets at the station. They will have weather and reservation advice.

Please login to see the attached documents
Schnacky
Schnacky
16 posts
new member
Sep 1, 2017 - 12:18 AM in reply to rockoyster

Thank you! I will take your advice and do just that!! :)

More about Swiss trains and rail passes

More on MySwissAlps.com

Swiss tips in your mailbox

Sign up to receive our newsletter and the latest forum messages. The best way to prepare for your trip!

Sign up

Get a customized itinerary for your trip

Let Swiss travel consultants create a customized itinerary. They will book your entire trip.

More
© MySwissAlps.com 2002-2018