List of mountain passes in Switzerland

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This is a list of mountain passes in Switzerland. They are generally situated in the Jura Mountains or in the Swiss Alps.

Passes above 1200 m
Passes below 1200 m

Pass roads[edit]

Pass Roads
Name Canton(s)/Country From - To Built/Opened Elevation
(m)
Max. gradient Type
Ächerli Obwalden/Nidwalden Kerns OW - Dallenwil NW   1458 16% road
Aiguillon Vaud Baulmes - L'Auberson   1293 18% road
Agites Vaud Yvorne - La Lécherette   1569   road
Albis Zurich Langnau am Albis - Türlen 1835 - 1839 791 8% road
Albula Graubünden Filisur - La Punt 1855 - 1865 2312 12% road
Alpe di Neggia Ticino Vira - Indemini   1395 12% road
Balmberg Solothurn Welschenrohr - Günsberg   1078   road
Belchenflue Basel-Land/Solothurn     1099   road
Benkerjoch Aargau Küttigen - Oberhof 1977 674   road
Bernina Graubünden Samedan - Poschiavo 1842 - 1865 2328 10% road
Bööler Aargau Unterkulm - Schöftland   611   road
Bözberg Aargau Brugg - Frick 1861 - 1868 1007 8% road
Brünig Bern/Obwalden Meiringen BE - Lungern OW   1008   road
Buechenegg Zürich Langnau am Albis - Tägerst   786   road
Challhöchi Basel-Land     747   road
Champex Valais     1470   road
Chasseral Bern Nods BE - Saint-Imier   1502 11% road
Chatzenstrick Schwyz Einsiedeln - Altmatt   1053   road
Chilchzimmersattel Basel-Land Eptingen - Langenbruck   991   road
Croix Vaud Bex - Les Diablerets   1778 12% road
Croix Jura Saint-Ursanne - Courgenay   789 9% road
Etroits Vaud Yverdon - Fleurier   1152 8% road
Etzel Schwyz Pfäffikon - Einsiedeln   950 10% road
Flüela Graubünden Davos - Susch 1866 - 1867 2383 10% road
Forclaz Valais Martigny - Le Châtelard   1526 8% road
Forch Zürich Maur ZH - Küsnacht ZH 682 road
Furka Uri/Valais Realp UR - Oberwald VS 1867 2431 11% road
Ghöch Zürich     962   road
Givrine Vaud/France Nyon VD - Morez FR   1228 8% road
Glaubenberg Lucerne/Obwalden Entlebuch LU - Sarnen OW   1543 18% road
Glaubenbühl Lucerne/Obwalden Schüpfheim LU - Giswil OW   1611 12% road
Gottschalkenberg Zug     1164   road
Grand St. Bernard Valais Martigny VS - Aosta IT 1905 2469 11% road/tunnel
Grimsel Bern/Valais Innertkirchen BE - Gletsch VS 1894 2165 10% road
Grosse Scheidegg Bern Grindelwald - Meiringen 1979 1962 14% road (closed for cars)
Gurnigel Bern Riggisberg - Zollhaus   1608   road
Heitersberg Aargau Mellingen - Killwangen   657   road
Hirzel Zürich Wädenswil - Sihlbrugg   672   road
Hulftegg Zurich/St. Gallen Fischenthal ZU - Mosnang SG   953 10% road
Ibergeregg Schwyz Schwyz - Unteriberg   1406 14% road
Jaun Fribourg/Bern Charmey FR - Reidenbach BE   1509 14% road
Julier Graubünden Tiefencastel - Silvaplana 1820 - 1840 2284 10% road
Kerenzerberg Glarus Mollis - Mühlehorn 1848
1987
743 9% road/motorway tunnel
Klausen Uri/Glarus Altdorf UR - Linthal GL 1899 1948 9% road
Lenzerheide Graubünden Chur - Tiefencastel   1549 11% road
Livigno Graubünden/Italy La Motta GR - Livigno IT   2315 12% road
Lukmanier Graubünden/Ticino Disentis GR - Biasca TI 1877 1914 9% road
Maloja Graubünden/Italy Silvaplana GR - Chiavenna IT 1828 1815 9% road
Marchairuz Vaud Bière - Le Brassus   1447 14% road
Mollendruz Vaud Cossonay - Le Pont   1180 14% road
Mont Crosin Bern Saint-Imier - Tramelan   1227 12% road
Monte Ceneri Ticino Magadinoebene - Vedeggio valley   554   road
Pas de Morgins Valais/France Monthey VS - Abondance FR   1369 14% road
Mosses Vaud/Bern Aigle VD - Saanen BE   1445 10% road
Mutschellen Aargau Dietikon - Bremgarten   551   road
Nufenen Valais/Ticino Ulrichen VS - Airolo TI 1965 - 1969 2478 13% road
Oberalp Graubünden/Uri Disentis GR - Andermatt UR 1862 - 1863 2044 10% road
Oberer Hauenstein Solothurn/Basel-Land Balsthal SO - Waldenburg BL   731 6% road
Oberricken St. Gallen     906   road
Ofen (Fuorn Pass) Graubünden Zernez - Sta. Maria 1871 2149 10% road
Passwang Solothurn Erschwil - Mümliswil 1730 943 11% road
Pierre Pertuis Bern Sonceboz - Tavannes   827 9% road
Pillon Vaud/Bern Le Sépey VD - Gstaad BE   1546 11% road
Pontins Neuchâtel/Bern Neuchâtel - St. Imier BE   1110 9% road
Pragel Schwyz/Glarus Hinterthal SZ - Netstal GL 1974 - 1976 1550 18% road
Rangiers Jura Courgenay - Develier   856 12% road
Raten Zug/Schwyz Oberägeri ZG - Biberbrugg SZ   1077 15% road
Rengg Lurcerne/Obwalden Lucerne - Sarnen OW   959   road
Ricken St. Gallen Eschenbach - Wattwil   790 9% road
Roches Neuchâtel/France Le Locle NE - Morteau FR   919 7% road
Ruppen Appenzell Ausserrhoden/St. Gallen Trogen AR - Altstätten SG   1003 9% road
Rüsler Aargau Oberrohrdorf - Neuenhof   649   road
Saanenmöser Bern Zweisimmen - Saanen   1279   road
Salhöhe Solothurn/Aargau Kienberg SO - Erlinsbach AG   779 9% road
San Bernardino Graubünden/Ticino Thusis GR - Bellinzona TI 1821 - 1823
1967
2065 10% road/motorway tunnel
Santelhöchi Solothurn Egerkingen - Bärenwil   797   road
Sattel Schwyz Pfäffikon - Seewen 1860 932 7% road
Sattelegg Schwyz Willerzell - Siebnen   1190 14% road
Schallenberg Bern Oberei - Schangnau   1167 10% road
Schelten Jura/Solothurn Delémont JU - Balsthal SO   1051 12% road
Schufelberger Egg Zürich Hinwil - Fischenthal   990   road
Schwägalp St. Gallen/Appenzell Ausserrhoden Neu St. Johann SG - Urnäsch AR   1278 12% road
Schwarzenbühl Bern Guggisberg - Gurnigel Pass   1547   road
Simplon Valais/Italy Brig VS - Domodossola IT 1800 - 1805 2005 9% road
Splügen Graubünden/Italy Splügen GR - Chiavenna IT 1821 - 1823 2113 10% road
St. Anton Appenzell Innerrhoden/St. Gallen Oberegg AI - Ruppen Pass SG   1105 9 road
St. Gotthard Uri/Ticino Göschenen UR - Airolo TI 1827 - 1830
1980
2108 8% road/motorway tunnel
St. Luzisteig Graubünden/Liechtenstein Maienfeld GR - Vaduz LS   713 11% road
Staffelegg Aargau Frick- Aarau   621 10% road
Stoss Appenzell Innerrhoden     942   road
Susten Bern/Uri Innertkirchen BE - Wassen UR 1938 - 1945 2224 9% road
Tourne Neuchâtel Peseux - Le Locle   1170 10% road
Umbrail Graubünden/Italy Santa Maria Val Müstair GR - Stelvio Pass IT 1901 2501 12% road
Unterer Hauenstein Solothurn/Basel-Land Olten SO - Sissach BL   691 6% road
Vue des Alpes Neuchâtel Neuchâtel - La Chaux-de-Fonds   1283 10% road/motorway tunnel
Wasserfluh St. Gallen Lichtensteig - St. Peterzell   843 10% road
Weissenstein Solothurn Oberdorf - Gänsbrunnen   1284 20% road
Wildhaus St. Gallen Wattwil - Buchs   1090 10% road
Wolfgang Graubünden Klosters - Davos   1631 10% road
Zugerberg Zug     1039   road

Trails[edit]

Bridle paths in Switzerland
Trails
Name Canton(s)/Country From - To Elevation (m) Type
Albrun Valais/Italy Binn - A. Dévero 2409 bridle path
Col de l'âne Valais Bourg St-Pierre - Fionnay 3033 bridle path
Col des Arpettes Valais Ayer - Gruben 3008 bridle path
Antron Valais/Italy Saas Almagell - Antronapiana 2838 bridle path
Augstbord Valais Gruben - St. Niklaus 2894 bridle path
Balme Valais/France Trient - Le Tour 2204 bridle path
Barna Graubünden/Italy Cebia - Campodolcino 2548 bridle path
Bunderchrinde Bern Kandersteg - Adelboden 2385 bridle path
Chaschauna Graubünden/Italy S-chanf - Livigno 2694 bridle path
Col de Chésery Valais/France Champoussin - Avoriaz 1995 bridle path
Cheville Vaud/Valais Anzeindaz - Derborance 2038 bridle path
Chräzeren St. Gallen Schiltmoos - Horn 1269 bridle path
Chrüzli Uri/Graubünden Amsteg - Seprun 2347 bridle path
Col Collon Valais/Italy Arolla - Bionaz 3074 bridle path
Cristallina Ticino San Carlo - Ossasco 2568 bridle path
Croix de Coeur Valais Mayens de Riddes - Verbier 2174 bridle path
Coux Valais/France Champéry - Le Charny 1921 bridle path
Diesrut Graubünden Trun - Puzatsch 2428 bridle path
Durand Valais/Italy Fionnay - Vaud 2805 bridle path
Encel Valais Champéry - Cab. de Susanfe 1788 bridle path
Euschel Fribourg Schwarzsee - Jaun 1567 bridle path
Foo St. Gallen/Glarus Weisstannen - Elm 2223 bridle path
Fórcola Graubünden/Italy Soazza - Menarola 2227 bridle path
Fuorcla Surley Graubünden Pontresina - Sils Maria 2755 bridle path
Guriner Furgge Ticino/Italy Bosco/Gurin - Rivasco 2323 bridle path
Futschöl Graubünden/Austria Ardez - Galtür 2768 bridle path
Gemmi Valais/Bern Leukerbad - Kandersteg 2322 bridle path
Giumella Graubünden/Ticino Rossa GR - Fontana (Biasca) 2117 bridle path
Glas Graubünden Safien - Tschappina 1846 bridle path
Greina Ticino/Graubünden Daigra - Trun 2357 bridle path
Gries Valais/Italy Nufenenpass - Riale 2479 bridle path
Grünenberg Bern Habkern - Schangnau 1553 bridle path
Hahnenmoos Bern Adelboden - Lenk 1950 bridle path
Hilferen Lucerne Wiggen - Flühli 1291 bridle path
Hohtürli Bern Griesalp - Kandersteg 2778 bridle path
Haggenegg Schwyz Alpthal - Schwyz 1414 bridle path
Holzegg Schwyz Alpthal - Schwyz 1405 bridle path
Jaman Vaud/Fribourg Les Avants - Montbovon 1512 bridle path
Joch Nidwalden/Bern Trüebsee - Engstlenalp 2207 bridle path
Kinzig Uri/Schwyz Bürglen - Hinterthal 2073 bridle path
Kisten Glarus/Graubünden Linthal - Breil/Brigels 2638 bridle path
Kleine Scheidegg Bern Grindelwald - Lauterbrunnen 2061 bridle path
Kunkels Graubünden/St. Gallen Tamins - Vättis 1357 bridle path
Lein Valais Levron - Luy 1656 bridle path
Lona Valais Eison - Grimentz 2788 bridle path
Lötschen Valais/Bern Goppenstein - Kandersteg 2690 bridle path
Menouve Valais/France Bourg St. Bernhard - Prailles 2801 bridle path
Monte Moro Valais/Italy Saas Almagell - Macugnaga 2868 bridle path
Naret Ticino Ossasco - Fusio 2438 bridle path
Niemet Graubünden/Italy Innerferrera - Pianazzo 2295 bridle path
Panix Glarus/Graubünden Elm - Pigniu 2407 bridle path
Planches Valais Chemin - Vens 1411 bridle path
Pontimia Valais/Italy Zwischbergen - Bognanco 2378 bridle path
Rawil Valais/Bern Praz Combeira - Lenk 2429 bridle path
Redorta Ticino Monti di S. Carlo - Sonogno 2181 bridle path
Richetli Glarus Elm - Linthal 2261 bridle path
Riseten St. Gallen, Glarus Weisstannen - Matt 2189 bridle path
S. Giácomo Ticino/Italy Ronco - Riace 2313 bridle path
San Lucio Ticino/Italy Bogno - Cavargna 1541 bridle path
San Jorio Ticino/Italy Carena - Garzeno 2014 bridle path
Safierberg Graubünden Splügen - Thalkirch 2486 bridle path
Saflisch Valais Rosswald - Binn 2566 bridle path
Sanetsch Valais/Bern Sion - Gsteig 2251 bridle path
Sattel Lucerne/Obwalden Flühli - Grossteil 1586 bridle path
Scaletta Pass Graubünden Davos - Cinuos-chel 2606 bridle path
Schlappiner Joch Graubünden/Austria Klosters - St. Gallenkirch 2202 bridle path
Schöllijoch Valais Gruben - Randa 3343 bridle path
Schonegg Nidwalden/Uri Oberrickenbach - St. Jakob 1924 bridle path
Sefinenfurgge Bern Lauterbrunnen - Griesalp 2612 bridle path
Segnas Glarus/Graubünden Elm - Flims 2627 bridle path
Septimer Graubünden Casáccia - Bivio 2310 bridle path
Sertig Graubünden Sertig - Susauna 2739 bridle path
Stallerberg Graubünden Juf - Bivio 2579 bridle path
Strela Graubünden Langwies - Davos 2350 bridle path
Surenen Obwalden/Uri Engelberg - Attinghausen 2291 bridle path
Susanfe Valais Salvan - Cab. de Susanfe 2494 bridle path
Theodul Valais/Italy Zermatt - Cervina 3301 bridle path
Tomül Graubünden Platz - Thalkirch 2412 bridle path
Torrent Valais Villa - Grimentz 2918 bridle path
Trescolmen Graubünden Valbella - Mesocco 2161 bridle path
Trüttlisberg Bern Lauenen - Lenk 2038 bridle path
Zeblasjoch Graubünden/Austria Samnaun GR - Ischgl ÖS 2539 bridle path
Zwischbergen Valais Saas Grund - Gondo 3268 bridle path

Railway[edit]

Railway
Name Canton(s)/Country From - To Built/Opened Elevation (m) Max. gradient Type
Albula Railway Graubünden Filisur - La Punt 1903 1823   railway tunnel
Bernina Railway Graubünden Samedan - Poschiavo 1906 - 1910 2253   railway
Bözberg Aargau Brugg - Frick 1874     railway tunnel
Brünig Bern/Nidwalden Meiringen BE - Giswil NW 1888 1007   railway
Furka Heritage Railway Uri/Valais Realp UR - Gletsch 1914 2160   railway
Furka Uri/Valais Realp UR - Oberwald VS 1998 1550   railway tunnel
Col de la Givrine Vaud Nyon - La Cure 1228   railway
Kerenzerberg Glarus Mollis - Mühlehorn 1960     railway tunnel
Kleine Scheidegg Berne Lauterbrunnen - Grindelwald 1892 2061   railway
Lötschberg Tunnel Bern/Valais Kandersteg BE - Goppenstein VS   1216   railway tunnel with car transport
Oberalp Graubünden/Uri Disentis GR - Andermatt UR 1926 2044   railway
Saanenmöser Vaud/Bern Montreux VD - Zweisimmen BE 1901 - 1912 1279   railway
Simplon Valais/Italy Brig VS - Domodossola IT 1892 - 1906 690   railway tunnel
St. Gotthard Uri/Ticino Göschenen UR - Airolo TI 1882 1141   railway tunnel
Vereina Tunnel Graubünden Klosters - Susch 1999 1430   railway tunnel with car transport
Vue des Alpes Neuchâtel Neuchâtel - La Chaux-de-Fonds   1040   railway tunnel
Weissenstein Solothurn Oberdorf - Gänsbrunnen 1908 732   railway tunnel
Wolfgang Graubünden Klosters - Davos   1631   railway

See also[edit]

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