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JDub
JDub
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Jun 11, 2019 - 3:51 AM

We are staying 2 nights in Lucerne and 3 nights in Wengen. The more I'm looking things up, the more I get confused. How do we travel from Wengen to Schilthorn? I want to make reservations at Piz Gloria but want to make sure I'm allowing enough time for us to get there but I don't know how to figure out the timing or how to get there. Also we are leaving Wengen on June 28th and have to take the fastest route to Rome. It looks like we need to get to Brig and would have to be there by 8:30am. Is it possible to get out of Wengen early enough to be in Brig by that time? I hope this isn't too many questions. I have so many more but this will certainly help me get started. Thank you so much.

rockoyster
rockoyster
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Jun 11, 2019 - 4:59 AM in reply to JDub

Hello JDub and welcome to MySwissAlps

For getting to Brig use the timetable on the SBB website (bit.ly/2HH1U7B) or the highly-recommended SBB Mobile app (bit.ly/2ICIUHi) to plan your travel.

The same timetable will give you the travel times around the Jungfrau region including cable cars.

To get to Schilthorn from Wengen you first get the train to Lauterbrunnen. From Lauterbrunnen a very nice circuit to do is to Grütschalp (cable car), Mürren (train), Gimmelwald (cable car), Stechelberg (cable car), Lauterbrunnen (bus). From Mürren you head to Schiltorn (don’t miss The Thrill Walk at Birg) and even Allmendhubel if you have time. In between Stechelberg and Lauterbrunnen the bus stops at the Trummelbach Falls. Well worth a look. The entire circuit and side trips are free with the Swiss Travel Pass apart from the Allmendhubel Funicular (50% discount) and the Falls (modest entry fee).

Steph
Steph
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Jun 11, 2019 - 8:25 AM in reply to JDub

Hello JDub,

Find input on how to best use the timetable for your planning in below link:
- www.myswissalps.com/ti metable

You can get to Brig by 8:11 leaving Wengen at 6 o'clock. The timetable above will confirm.

For input about hot to get to the Schilthorn and also regarding you departure to Rome, please find helpful information below:
- www.myswissalps.com/sc hilthorn/gettingthere
- www.myswissalps.com/tr aintickets/italy

Get back to us anytime for further input.

Best and happy planning.

Steph

JDub
JDub
5 posts
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Jun 11, 2019 - 8:06 PM

Thank you so much for your input. I love this website. It has saved my life! It is so easy to get stressed out when you are not familiar with the way things work there.

bwelliott
bwelliott
1 post
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Jun 12, 2019 - 12:28 PM in reply to JDub

JDub:

The logistics are actually easier than how they may sound at first. As others have noted many times, the transportation is coordinated very well and things generally run on time. If by chance a given train is late, then the next one typically shows up within a reasonable time. The SBB app and website is a great resource for all of the transit times.

I'm from the United States and did a similar trip a few years back. I left Murren for Rome and connected to the train in Brig.

Happy travels,

Barry

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