How to reach Glacier 3000
Glacier 3000 can be reached by cable car from the valley station of Col-du-Pillon. Col-du-Pillon is only accessible by bus or car from Gstaad or Les Diablerets.
Getting to the valley station Col-du-Pillon
The Col-du-Pillon cable car station is only accessible by car or bus from Gstaad (30 minutes) or from Les Diablerets (15 minutes). In winter, there’s a special ski bus between Les Diablerets and Col-du-Pillon.
The closest major towns are Gstaad and Montreux. Interlaken is 2h40 away from Col-du-Pillon via Gstaad on the GoldenPass route.
Parking spots at the Col-du-Pillon valley station are available.
Getting to Glacier 3000/Scex Rouge
The main route is the cable car from Col-du-Pillon to Scex Rouge, with a change at the mid-station Cabane-des-Diablerets.
There is an alternative cable car route from the valley station Reusch, via mid-stations Oldenegg and Cabane. It has limited opening dates.
Dates of operation
Due to a fire near the top station in late September 2022, the cable car is temporarily out of service.
The cable car will re-open for its normal winter schedule from November 12 2022.
Please check again later for further dates.
The bus stop near the valley station is called 'Col-du-Pillon, Glacier 3000'. The cable car valley station is called 'Col-du-Pillon (téléphérique)'. The ride to the top station (called 'Scex Rouge' or 'Glacier-des-Diablerets') is not included in the general timetable. Consult the specific Glacier 3000 timetable instead.
Plan your trip