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.

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.

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.

Priority Boarding Gornergrat Bahn in Zermatt

How much is priority boarding?

The surcharge for priority boarding is CHF 7.00

For children up to 9 years, accompanied by an adult, the priority boarding ticket is free.

Important information about the priority boarding ticket

Waiting area & boarding
Seat reservation

for even more comfort
Book your priority boarding in advance online and save yourself queueing time at the ticket office and the turnstile.

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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