Public guided tour

Lötschberg Base Tunnel

Visit this masterpiece of railway engineering

Catch a fascinating glimpse in the mountain: A minibus takes you from Frutigen into the tunnel system, where you can marvel at the Mitholz control centre. Experience the trains pass by – a special window in the tunnel wall ensures you won’t miss a thing. The test track which is to scale and the 320-metre wide intervention stairs at the north portal are also impressive.

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    Availability Available on 08.07.2020

    Public tours

    • Wednesday, 1 / 8 / 15 / 22 / 29 July 2020
    • Wednesday, August 5 / 19, 2020
    • Wednesday, 2 / 30 September 2020
    • Wednesday, 14 October 2020
    • Wednesday, 18 November 2020


    13.30–16.30 hours


    The registration is obligatory and only possible against prepayment via our webshop.

    Group tours

    For groups of 6 persons or more, the offer can be booked daily on request.


    Subject to change without prior notice


    • CHF 27.00 Individual tour, per person pro Teilnehmer

    Included in the price

    • Guided tour
    • Mineral water
    • Lloan of a helmet and vest


    Prices in CHF incl. VAT / Prices and products subject to Alteration / The journey to Frutigen is not included in the Price


    Group size

    6 to 28 participants


    From 12 years accompanied by an adult (free of charge, registration required)


    • Sturdy shoes
    • Warm clothing
    • A helmet, vest and mineral water are provided
    • Walking distance in the tunnel: 1.5 kilometres. 
      Good physical fitness on the part of participants is assumed 
      (the temperature is 28°, humidity up to 80%)

    Meeting point

    BLS Visitor Centre in the historic Frutigen train station


    3 hours (13.30–16.30 hours)

    Plan journey

    Travel relaxed by train to Frutigen. From Frutigen railway station, it is about 5 minutes' walk to the BLS Visitor Centre.

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