List of highest railway stations in Switzerland

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This is a list of railway stations located above 1,200 metres in Switzerland. For a list of the highest railways, see List of mountain railways in Switzerland. This list does not include funicular stations, for a list of funiculars in Switzerland, see List of funiculars in Switzerland.

Station Elevation Canton Municipality Railway Notes
Jungfraujoch 3,454 m (11,332 ft) Valais Fieschertal Jungfrau Highest station in Europe, underground station
Eismeer 3,160 m (10,367 ft) Bern Grindelwald Jungfrau Underground station
Gornergrat 3,090 m (10,138 ft) Valais Zermatt Gornergrat Highest open-air station in Europe
Eigerwand 2,865 m (9,400 ft) Bern Grindelwald Jungfrau Underground station
Rotenboden 2,815 m (9,236 ft) Valais Zermatt Gornergrat
Riffelberg 2,582 m (8,471 ft) Valais Zermatt Gornergrat
Eigergletscher 2,320 m (7,612 ft) Bern Lauterbrunnen Jungfrau
Ospizio Bernina 2,253 m (7,392 ft) Graubünden Poschiavo Bernina Highest rail mountain pass in Europe,[1] highest station in Eastern Switzerland
Brienzer Rothorn 2,244 m (7,362 ft) Bern Brienz Brienz–Rothorn
Riffelalp Resort 2,222 m (7,290 ft) Valais Zermatt Riffelalp tram
Riffelalp 2,211 m (7,254 ft) Valais Zermatt Gornergrat/Riffelalp tram
Furka 2,163 m (7,096 ft) Uri Realp Furka Cogwheel Steam Railway Highest station in Central Switzerland
Muttbach-Belvédère 2,118 m (6,949 ft) Valais Obergoms Furka Cogwheel Steam Railway
Bernina Lagalb 2,100 m (6,890 ft) Graubünden Pontresina Bernina
Bernina Diavolezza 2,093 m (6,867 ft) Graubünden Pontresina Bernina
Alp Grüm 2,091 m (6,860 ft) Graubünden Poschiavo Bernina
Bernina Suot 2,046 m (6,713 ft) Graubünden Pontresina Bernina
Pilatus 2,073 m (6,801 ft) Obwalden Alpnach Pilatus
Kleine Scheidegg 2,061 m (6,762 ft) Bern Lauterbrunnen Wengernalp/Jungfrau
Oberalp Pass 2,043 m (6,703 ft) Uri Andermatt Andermatt–Chur
Rochers de Naye 1,968 m (6,457 ft) Vaud Veytaux Montreux–Glion–Rochers-de-Naye
Schynige Platte 1,967 m (6,453 ft) Bern Gündlischwand Schynige Platte
Morteratsch 1,896 m (6,220 ft) Graubünden Pontresina Bernina
Wengernalp 1,874 m (6,148 ft) Bern Lauterbrunnen Wengernalp
Tiefenbach 1,845 m (6,053 ft) Uri Realp Furka Cogwheel Steam Railway
Nätschen 1,842 m (6,043 ft) Uri Andermatt Andermatt–Chur
Surovas 1,822 m (5,978 ft) Graubünden Pontresina Bernina
Les Montuires 1,822 m (5,978 ft) Valais Finhaut Les Montuires–Emosson
Pied du Barrage 1,820 m (5,971 ft) Valais Finhaut Les Montuires–Emosson
Spinas 1,815 m (5,955 ft) Graubünden Bever Albula
Bretaye 1,806 m (5,925 ft) Vaud Ollon Bex–Villars–Bretaye
La Perche 1,795 m (5,889 ft) Vaud Montreux Montreux–Glion–Rochers-de-Naye
Preda 1,789 m (5,869 ft) Graubünden Bergün Albula
St. Moritz 1,775 m (5,823 ft) Graubünden St. Moritz Albula/Bernina Highest town station in Europe[Nb 1]
Pontresina 1,774 m (5,820 ft) Graubünden Pontresina Bernina/Pontresina–Scuol-Tarasp
Findelbach 1,770 m (5,807 ft) Valais Zermatt Gornergrat
Gletsch 1,762 m (5,781 ft) Valais Obergoms Furka Cogwheel Steam Railway
Bouquetins 1,759 m (5,771 ft) Vaud Ollon Bex–Villars–Bretaye
Rigi Kulm 1,752 m (5,748 ft) Schwyz Arth Rigi
Arosa 1,739 m (5,705 ft) Graubünden Arosa Chur-Arosa
Jaman 1,739 m (5,705 ft) Vaud Montreux Montreux–Glion–Rochers-de-Naye
Celerina 1,730 m (5,676 ft) Graubünden Celerina Albula
Punt Muragl Staz 1,729 m (5,673 ft) Graubünden Celerina Bernina
Punt Muragl 1,728 m (5,669 ft) Graubünden Samedan Pontresina–Scuol-Tarasp
Celerina Staz 1,716 m (5,630 ft) Graubünden Celerina Bernina
Bever 1,710 m (5,610 ft) Graubünden Bever Albula/Pontresina–Scuol-Tarasp
Samedan 1,705 m (5,594 ft) Graubünden Samedan Albula/Pontresina–Scuol-Tarasp
Tschamut 1,702 m (5,584 ft) Graubünden Tujetsch Andermatt–Chur
La Punt-Chamues-ch 1,697 m (5,568 ft) Graubünden La Punt-Chamues-ch Pontresina–Scuol-Tarasp
Madulain 1,697 m (5,568 ft) Graubünden Madulain Pontresina–Scuol-Tarasp
Cavaglia 1,692 m (5,551 ft) Graubünden Poschiavo Bernina
Zuoz 1,692 m (5,551 ft) Graubünden Zuoz Pontresina–Scuol-Tarasp
S-chanf 1,670 m (5,479 ft) Graubünden S-chanf Pontresina–Scuol-Tarasp
Mürren 1,639 m (5,377 ft) Bern Lauterbrunnen Grütschalp–Mürren
Villars-sur-Ollon Golf 1,629 m (5,344 ft) Vaud Ollon Bex–Villars–Bretaye
Cinuos-chel-Brail 1,628 m (5,341 ft) Graubünden S-chanf Pontresina–Scuol-Tarasp
Davos Wolfgang 1,625 m (5,331 ft) Graubünden Davos Landquart–Klosters–Davos
Alpiglen 1,616 m (5,302 ft) Bern Grindelwald Wengernalp
Zermatt 1,605 m (5,266 ft) Valais Zermatt Visp–Zermatt/Gornergrat
Rigi Staffel 1,603 m (5,259 ft) Schwyz Arth Rigi
Generoso Vetta 1,601 m (5,253 ft) Ticino Castel San Pietro Monte Generoso
Winteregg 1,578 m (5,177 ft) Bern Lauterbrunnen Grütschalp–Mürren
Davos Dorf 1,560 m (5,118 ft) Graubünden Davos Landquart–Klosters–Davos
Rigi Staffelhöhe 1,550 m (5,085 ft) Lucerne Weggis Rigi
Breitlauenen 1,542 m (5,059 ft) Bern Gsteigwiler Schynige Platte
Davos Platz 1,540 m (5,052 ft) Graubünden Davos Landquart–Klosters–Davos
Realp 1,538 m (5,046 ft) Uri Realp Brig–Andermatt/Furka Cogwheel Steam Railway
Col de Soud 1,524 m (5,000 ft) Vaud Ollon Bex–Villars–Bretaye
Davos Laret 1,522 m (4,993 ft) Graubünden Davos Landquart–Klosters–Davos
Allmend 1,509 m (4,951 ft) Bern Lauterbrunnen Wengernalp
Davos Frauenkirch 1,505 m (4,938 ft) Graubünden Davos Davos–Filisur
Grütschalp 1,487 m (4,879 ft) Bern Lauterbrunnen Grütschalp–Mürren
Rigi First 1,480 m (4,856 ft) Lucerne Arth Rigi
Zernez 1,471 m (4,826 ft) Graubünden Zernez Pontresina–Scuol-Tarasp
Davos Glaris 1,455 m (4,774 ft) Graubünden Davos Davos–Filisur
Hospental 1,452 m (4,764 ft) Uri Hospental Brig–Andermatt
Litzirüti 1,452 m (4,764 ft) Graubünden Arosa Chur-Arosa
Leysin Grand Hotel 1,451 m (4,760 ft) Vaud Leysin Aigle–Leysin
Rueras 1,447 m (4,747 ft) Graubünden Tujetsch Andermatt–Chur
Dieni 1,442 m (4,731 ft) Graubünden Tujetsch Andermatt–Chur
Sedrun 1,441 m (4,728 ft) Graubünden Tujetsch Andermatt–Chur
Täsch 1,438 m (4,718 ft) Valais Täsch Visp–Zermatt/Gornergrat
Andermatt 1,436 m (4,711 ft) Uri Andermatt Brig–Andermatt/Göschenen–Andermatt
Susch 1,435 m (4,708 ft) Graubünden Susch Pontresina–Scuol-Tarasp
Rigi Kaltbad 1,433 m (4,701 ft) Lucerne Weggis Rigi
Bugnei 1,432 m (4,698 ft) Graubünden Tujetsch Andermatt–Chur
Sagliains 1,432 m (4,698 ft) Graubünden Susch Pontresina–Scuol-Tarasp
Lavin 1,432 m (4,698 ft) Graubünden Lavin Pontresina–Scuol-Tarasp
Guarda 1,431 m (4,695 ft) Graubünden Guarda Pontresina–Scuol-Tarasp
Ardez 1,431 m (4,695 ft) Graubünden Ardez Pontresina–Scuol-Tarasp
Paccot 1,430 m (4,692 ft) Vaud Montreux Montreux–Glion–Rochers-de-Naye
Randa 1,407 m (4,616 ft) Valais Randa Visp–Zermatt/Gornergrat
Leysin Feydey 1,400 m (4,593 ft) Vaud Leysin Aigle–Leysin
Cadera 1,383 m (4,537 ft) Graubünden Poschiavo Bernina
Bergün/Bravuogn 1,372 m (4,501 ft) Graubünden Bergün Albula
Oberwald 1,366 m (4,482 ft) Valais Obergoms Brig–Andermatt/Furka Cogwheel Steam Railway
Les Pléiades 1,360 m (4,462 ft) Vaud Blonay Vevey–Les Pléiades
Münster 1,359 m (4,459 ft) Valais Münster-Geschinen Brig–Andermatt
Obergesteln 1,354 m (4,442 ft) Valais Obergoms Brig–Andermatt
Cavadürli 1,352 m (4,436 ft) Graubünden Klosters Landquart–Klosters–Davos
Ulrichen 1,347 m (4,419 ft) Valais Obergoms Brig–Andermatt
Davos Monstein 1,346 m (4,416 ft) Graubünden Davos Davos–Filisur
Mompé Tujetsch 1,344 m (4,409 ft) Graubünden Disentis Andermatt–Chur
Planalp 1,341 m (4,400 ft) Bern Brienz Brienz–Rothorn
Geschinen 1,340 m (4,396 ft) Valais Münster-Geschinen Brig–Andermatt
Ftan 1,335 m (4,380 ft) Graubünden Ftan Pontresina–Scuol-Tarasp
Brandegg 1,333 m (4,373 ft) Bern Grindelwald Wengernalp
Langwies 1,317 m (4,321 ft) Graubünden Arosa Chur-Arosa
Reckingen 1,316 m (4,318 ft) Valais Reckingen-Gluringen Brig–Andermatt
Rigi Klösterli 1,316 m (4,318 ft) Schwyz Arth Rigi
Gluringen 1,310 m (4,298 ft) Valais Reckingen-Gluringen Brig–Andermatt
Scuol-Tarasp 1,287 m (4,222 ft) Graubünden Scuol Pontresina–Scuol-Tarasp
Crêt d'y Bau 1,286 m (4,219 ft) Vaud Montreux Montreux–Glion–Rochers-de-Naye
Biel 1,283 m (4,209 ft) Valais Grafschaft Brig–Andermatt
Breitmatten 1,280 m (4,199 ft) Valais St. Niklaus Visp–Zermatt
Segnas 1,276 m (4,186 ft) Graubünden Disentis Andermatt–Chur
Wengen 1,275 m (4,183 ft) Bern Lauterbrunnen Wengernalp
Blitzingen 1,270 m (4,167 ft) Valais Blitzingen Brig–Andermatt
Leysin Village 1,270 m (4,167 ft) Vaud Leysin Aigle–Leysin
Saanenmöser 1,269 m (4,163 ft) Bern Saanen Montreux–Oberland Bernois
Herbriggen 1,255 m (4,117 ft) Valais St. Niklaus Visp–Zermatt
Villars-sur-Ollon 1,253 m (4,111 ft) Vaud Ollon Bex–Villars–Bretaye
Niederwald 1,245 m (4,085 ft) Valais Niederwald Brig–Andermatt
Peist 1,244 m (4,081 ft) Graubünden Arosa Chur-Arosa
Lally 1,240 m (4,068 ft) Vaud Blonay Vevey–Les Pléiades
Arveyes 1,231 m (4,039 ft) Vaud Ollon Bex–Villars–Bretaye
Schönried 1,230 m (4,035 ft) Bern Saanen Montreux–Oberland Bernois
Mattsand 1,227 m (4,026 ft) Valais St. Niklaus Visp–Zermatt
Finhaut 1,224 m (4,016 ft) Valais Finhaut Martigny–Châtelard
Bellavista 1,222 m (4,009 ft) Ticino Mendrisio Monte Generoso
La Clairière 1,219 m (3,999 ft) Vaud Ollon Bex–Villars–Bretaye
Goppenstein 1,216 m (3,990 ft) Valais Ferden Lötschberg Highest station of the main Swiss railway network[Nb 2]
La Barboleuse 1,211 m (3,973 ft) Vaud Gryon Bex–Villars–Bretaye
La Givrine 1,208 m (3,963 ft) Vaud Saint-Cergue Nyon–St-Cergue–La Cure Highest station in the Jura Mountains
Acla da Fontauna 1,205 m (3,953 ft) Graubünden Disentis Andermatt–Chur
Fürgangen-Bellwald 1,202 m (3,944 ft) Valais Bellwald Brig–Andermatt

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The term "town" refers here to urban areas with a significant population. Other higher railway stations may be connected to several buildings such as restaurants or hotels.
  2. ^ Adhesion and standard gauge railways

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nicola Williams, Damien Simonis, Kerry Walker. Switzerland (ebook Edition). Lonely Planet