Guided group tour

Guided tour of the Ferden emergency stop area

Take a look inside the Lötschberg Base Tunnel

The tour of the Ferden emergency stop area begins at Goppenstein Railway Station. After the coach journey through the access tunnel, your tour of the emergency stop area and the Ferden ventilation centre will take place on foot. Following a brief coach ride to the operations centre, the tour will be held before visitors are driven back to the starting point via the access tunnel.

Availability Today (Wednesday) open

The offer can be booked every day by pre-reservation
Please register as early as possible.

There is a Covid certificate requirement for participation in the tour. Please bring a valid certificate and identification document.


  • CHF 27.00 Guided tour per participant excl. train ticket

Included in the price

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


Free for every tenth participant


Children: Minimum age 12 years, only 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


Meeting point

BLS Visitor Centre, Obere Bahnhofstrasse 29, 3714 Frutigen


Every day


3 hours 30 minutes

Group size

Minimum 6 people, maximum 28 people


Children: Minimum age 12 years, only accompanied by an adult, 12-15 years free of charge (registration required)


  • Sturdy shoes
  • 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 & drink

If you wish, we can organise a snack, aperitif or buffet lunch at the BLS Visitor Centre. 

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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