Insider tip Farneralp

Family adventure with panoramic views

Farneralp is considered a real insider-tip as close-by leisure region. It is located on the cantonal border between Goldingen SG and Wald ZH.

At an altitude of 1,145 metres above sea level, a car- and fog-free leisure region with fantastic panoramic views over Lake Zurich, the Linth region and the Alpstein massif awaits you. Farneralp is considered an attractive excursion destination year-round: hiking and biking in summer as well as snowshoeing, winter hiking and sledding in winter. 

Attractions and details

  • Children’s playground in summer
  • Sled track from Farneralp to Faltigberg, with hike from Faltigberg to Farneralp taking around 40 mins.
  • Oberholz–Farner ski lifts
  • Groomed winter hiking trails or snowshoe tour from Goldingen via Sack to Farneralp approx. 1.5 hrs.
  • Travel by PostBus to Wald ZH, Rehazentrum stop

Additional information

Buy ticket

Buy your ticket from the SBB Shop or SBB Mobile app. You can also buy a ticket from the driver, at all ticket terminals, PostBus sales offices and at the counter of your nearest railway station.

Additional ticketing apps and online shops can be found in our overview.

Timetable / travel information

You will find the entire Swiss public transport timetable online here.

Route open all year


For groups of 10 and more, seat reservations are necessary (see Contact)

Bicycle transport

No bicycle transport fixtures available in/on the vehicle

Wheelchair accessibility

Wheelchair access to the postbus guaranteed


Discover Swiss hiking country on foot

Contact details


PostBus Ltd
East sector
Gürtelstrasse 14
7001 Chur

Opening hours

Telephone operating times

Mondays through Fridays
8.00–17.00 h