Furka Steam Railway

The Furka steam railway mountain route takes visitors back to the golden age of steam the railway in Switzerland.

The journey leads from Realp to the magnificent mountain landscape of the Central Alps and on over the historic route of Glacier Express to Oberwald in Canton Valais. The intermediate stop at Furka station takes travellers to the routes highest point of 2,160 metres a.s.l.

Leg: Oberwald–Gletsch–Realp
Distance: 18 km
Duration: app. 2h
Website: Furka-Dampfbahn 

Catering services available in the mountain restaurant Furka


  • This route is not covered by the Swiss Travel Pass (Flex) and GA travelcard
  • A ticket has to be obtained before the journey


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