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 3 December 2022 to 23 April 2023. There's a maintenance break from 24 April to late May 2023.
The summer timetable for 2023 isn't published yet. It will likely be similar to the 2022 timetable, which was as follows:
- Sunnegga was accessible from 26 May to 31 October 2022;
- Blauherd was accessible from 26 May to 9 October 2022;
- Rothorn was accessible from 2 July to 9 October 2022.
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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