How long is cable car from Murren to Schilthorn?

How long is cable car from Murren to Schilthorn?

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ArielK
ArielK
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May 28, 2017 - 9:03 PM

I cannot seem to find the length of the trip (in minutes) from Murren to Schilthorn. We went to Crater Lake yesterday (6,178 feet) and ascended in just a few minutes - and my husband got an intense headache that subsided as soon as we returned lower in altitude. This has happened before. I am thinking perhaps it's not worth it to spend the money on Schilthorn unless the ascent is slow enough for him.

Thank you!

Alpenrose666
Alpenrose666
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May 28, 2017 - 11:45 PM in reply to ArielK

Hi ArielK, and welcome to MySwissAlps!

The cable car trip from Mürren to the Schilthorn takes 17 minutes. There is a mid-station called Birg, which is reached in 13 minutes. You can get out and spend some time there if that would be of any help. At Birg there is a restaurant, a terrace with seating and panoramic views, and you can do the Thrill Walk. Altitudes above sea level are: Mürren 1638 metres, Birg 2700 metres and Schilthorn 2970 metres.

Alpenrose

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