Getting to Sunnegga-Rothorn
The valley station of Sunnegga-Rothorn can be reached on foot from the rail station of Zermatt. A range of different mountain transportation types brings you to Sunnegga, Blauherd and Rothorn.
Getting to Zermatt and the Sunnegga valley station
Zermatt is car-free and can best be reached by train from Visp/Brig. Find more details here.
Once you’re in Zermatt, it’s a 10-minute walk across the town to the valley station, which is located within the mountains and accessible by a deep tunnel. There you’ll board the funicular to Sunnegga.
From Zermatt to Sunnegga, Blauherd and Rothorn
Several types of mountain transportation take you up:
- From Zermatt to Sunnegga, you’ll make a 4-minute ride in a funicular inside the mountain.
- From Sunnegga to Blauherd, gondolas are operational in summer and chairlift is operational in winter.
- From Blauherd to Rothorn, you’ll be transported in a large cable car.
In total, the ride from the valley station to Rothorn takes about 20 minutes.
Dates of operation
All three lifts are operational from 27 November 2021 to 24 April 2022. There's a maintenance break from 25 April to 25 May 2022.
In summer season:
- Sunnegga is accessible from 26 May to 31 October 2022;
- Blauherd is accessible from 26 May to 9 October 2022;
- Rothorn is accessible from 2 July to 9 October 2022.
Please check again later for further dates.
Tip: check the timetable before you start your trip.
Find schedules for your trip. The valley station is called ‘Zermatt (Talstation Sunnegga)’. The mountain stations are referred to as ‘Sunnegga’, ‘Blauherd’ and ‘Rothorn VS’.
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