Visitor services

Lötschberg Base Tunnel tour

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.

Availability Available on 21.11.2018

Conducting individual tours

Conducting individual tours

17 October 2018
21 November 2018
13 February 2019
13 March 2019
10 April 2019
8 May 2019
5 June 2019
3, 10, 17, 24 and 31* July 2019
7 and 21 August 2019
11* and 25 September 2019
15 October 2019
20 November 2019

* also in English

Individual tours are conducted between 13.30 and 16.45 hours.

Early reservation is recommended.

Subject to change without prior notice

Conducting group tours

Conducting group tours

Available all year round

Early reservation is recommended

Subject to change without prior notice

Rates

Individual and group tours

  • CHF 27.00 Individual tour, per person
  • CHF 25.00 Group tour, per person

Included in the price

Guided tour including mineral water and loan of a helmet and vest.

Discounts for group tours

Free for every tenth participant

Journey costs

Individual outward journey (not included in the price).

 

Amount to be paid on site. Prices in CHF incl. VAT / Prices and products subject to alteration.

Notes

Participants

Tours between 6 and 28 participants

Meeting point

BLS Visitor Centre in the historic Frutigen train station

Duration

Each tour runs from 13.30 to 16.30 hours.

Walking distance in the tunnel

1.5 kilometres. Participants are required to be in good physical shape.

Equipment

Sturdy footwear and warm clothing. A helmet, vest and mineral water are provided.

Language

Group tours are conducted in either German or French.

Individual tours are in German. Tours in English are also conducted in July and August.

Food & drink

An aperitif in the BLS Visitor Centre upon request.

Further offers

Presentations about the construction and operation of the Lötschberg Base Tunnel for external events available upon request.

Getting here – groups

Book your journey in your nearest BLS Travel Centre or online using the Group booking form.

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