Guided group tour

Lötschberg Base Tunnel

Visit this masterpiece of railway engineering

Learn more about the construction and operation of the Lötschberg Base Tunnel on a guided tour. A look behind the scenes promises many exciting and interesting things such as:

  • BLS visitor centre with a model of the Lötschberg base tunnel
  • North portal and intervention staircase ("the widest staircase in Europe")
  • Trip by minibus into the tunnel system, guided tour of the Mitholz technical centre, 1:1 scale test track and exclusive view through a special window into the railway tunnel
  • Coronavirus Due to the current situation (Covid-19), this offer is not available until further notice.
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    Availability Today (Tuesday) open

    the offer can be booked daily on request.

    Register as soon as possible.

    Rates

    • CHF 25.00 Individual tour, per person pro Teilnehmer

    Included in the price

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

    Reduction

    Free for every tenth participant

    Children

    Minimum age is 12 years, only if accompanied by an adult , 12-15 years free of charge, (registration required).

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

    Notes

    Meeting point

    BLS Visitor Centre in the historic Frutigen train station

    Dates

    daily bookable

    Duration

    3 hours

    Group size

    Minimum 6 persons, maximum 28 persons

    Equipment

    • 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%)

    Food

    We can organise a snack, aperitif or stand-up lunch for you at the BLS Visitor Centre as you wish.

    Book a speaker

    Would you like to offer a presentation on the construction and operation of the Lötschberg base tunnel at your event? On request, we can put you in touch with the right speaker.

    Train journey for groups

    Book your journey at your BLS Travel Centre or online via the order form for groups.

    Plan journey

    Travel relaxed by train to Frutigen. From Frutigen railway station, it is about 3 minutes' walk to the BLS Visitor Centre.

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