Central Alps Passes: Nufenen–Furka–Gotthard Pass Route


The Nufenen–Furka–Gotthard Route, departing from Airolo and leading over spectacular pass roads, introduces you to numerous magical sights at the heart of the Alp in just a day – and without having to change transport along the way.

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The Nufenen–Furka–Gotthard Pass route starts at the Airolo railway station and takes you on a one-day journey across three mountain passes.

At the top of the Nufenen Pass you have enough time to enjoy the fantastic views with leisure (PostBus stop Nufenen Pass). The impressive mountain panorama on the Nufenen Pass beckons to stay and linger a while (PostBus stop Nufenen Pass). At an altitude of 2478 meters it is the highest road across the Swiss Alps.

The views of the Gotthard mountain range and the Urseren Valley from the top of the Furka Pass are breathtaking. From there the mountain road continues past the Rhone Glacier and into the Valais region.

The Gotthard, also known as the “King of Mountain Passes”, is reached via the impressive mountain road offering views of the historic route (PostBus stop Gotthard Pass). Even in Roman times, the pass was already a major North-South connection.

Mountain-pass journey fares

Gotthard–Nufenen–Furkapass- / Nufenen–Furka–Gotthardpass-Route Price
Adults with Half-Fare Card, Swiss Card, Children 6-16 years

CHF 49.00

Alpine Ticket-surcharge* for adults with GA, Day Pass or Swiss Pass

CHF 15.00

Adults without reductions

CHF 98.00

Children up unitl 6 years and children from 6-16 with Junior Card


*Alpine Ticket surcharge
For holders of general public transport travel cards such as General Abonnement (GA) Day Pass or Swiss Pass, an Alpine Ticket–surcharge will be made for the use of the PostBus tourist routes.This surcharge is payable to the postbus driver. Passengers who wish to travel only certain legs of the route require an Alpine Ticket only for the respective journey legs they wish to travel.

Passengers who wish to travel only certain legs of the route require an Alpine Ticket only for the respective journey legs they wish to travel.
More information concerning Alpine Tickets at:  www.postbus.ch/alpine-ticket

With the purchase of a day pass you will save twice! The trip to your starting point and the PostBus journey are included in the day pass. General rail pass, Swiss Pass and Family card are valid. The Alpine Ticket for this exclusive all-day experience is CHF 15.00. Junior Cards and Grandchild Cards are also valid; the Alpine Ticket surcharge does not apply for these two tickets.

Pricing example:
2nd class day pass CHF 68.00 plus Alpine Ticket CHF 15.00 = CHF 83.00
(Day passes can only be purchased with a valid Half-Fare Card)

You can get your ticket easily and conveniently here:

  • at the place of departure in the Postbus
  • in Meiringen and Innertkirchen at the Haslital tourism office
  • in Interlaken at the Interlaken tourism office
  • in Andermatt at the Andermatt-Urserntal tourism office
  • in the Internet ticket shop at www.sbb.ch (exclusive Alpine Ticket-surcharge*)


Seat reservation for each person recommended.
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For groups of 10 and more, seat reservations must be made by latest 16.00 on the day before. Tel. +41 (0)58 448 20 08.

Travel dates/Validity

Route not open all year
Travel-date details/validity: view timetable/timetable information

Timetable information

 Timetable 12.682


PostBus Switzerland Ltd
Berne / Central Alps region
3001 Berne

Tel.: +41 (0)58 448 20 08
Internet:  www.postbus.ch/berne

Bicycle transport

Bicycle transport fixtures available in/on the vehicle.
You can find more information at   Biking and Postbus (PDF, 117 KB).

Special comments: Reservations are a must and can be made up until 16.00 the day before. Tel. +41 (0)58 448 20 08.
Further information:  Bicycle transport

Wheelchair accessibilty

Wheelchair access to the postbus guaranteed

Special comments:
Not all journey legs wheelchair accessible. Hand-pushed wheelchairs only. Information available through Tel. +41 (0)58 448 20 08


Discover the Nufenen–Furka–Gotthard Pass Route on foot

or by bike

or by mountain bike