Aussicht aus Zug Gornergrat Bahn

Priority Boarding

Be the first to board with the Priority Boarding Ticket

With your priority boarding ticket you can board the train before all the other passengers and get your seat with the best view of the Matterhorn on the journey. Book your priority boarding ticket in advance online and save yourself waiting time at the ticket office.

Priority boarding with the guaranteed very best view of the Matterhorn

With the priority boarding ticket you have admission to a special waiting area from which you can board the train 3 minutes earlier than the other passengers and choose exactly where you’d like to sit. Please make sure you are well on time at the valley station because the special boarding area will be closed 10 minutes before the train departs.

Book your priority boarding in advance online and save yourself queueing time at the turnstile.

Where is the best place to sit on the Gornergrat Bahn?

The best seats for the journey upwards are on the right-hand side (looking upwards) of the train and from here you get a splendid view of the Matterhorn for almost all of the journey.

How much is priority boarding?

The surcharge for priority boarding is CHF 7.00

For children up to 6 years, accompanied by an adult, the priority boarding ticket is free.

Important information about the priority boarding ticket

Waiting area & boarding
Seat reservation
Exchange and refund

Priority boarding for groups

Priority boarding is also possible for groups. For bookings, please contact our RailCentre on +41 (0) 848 642 442 or

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