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Autozug auf dem Oberalppass im Winter.


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Oberalp car train

In roughly one hour the train brings vehicles over the 2,033m Oberalp Pass.  Sit back and enjoy the wintry landscape, deep in snow, or simply nod off for an hour.  The Matterhorn Gotthard Railway brings you safely from Andermatt to Sedrun or vice-versa. 

The vehicle train runs during the winter closure of the Oberalp Pass and the service ends when the road opens again in spring. 

Ticket purchase

Load your vehicle onto the loading wagon and then get into the passenger car. During the journey, the train crew will sell you your loading ticket. You can pay in cash or with Mastercard, Postcard, Visa, Amex or Diners.


A reservation is mandatory for using the vehicle transport trains. Reserve by phone or online (available when the pass will be closed). 

Tel. +41 (0)27 927 77 07


Tel. +41 (0)27 927 77 40

Online Reservation

Timetable car transport Oberalp

This vehicle transportation service requires a prior reservation and travels in both directions twice or three times a day (depending on the season).


From 13 december 2020 – 11 april 2021 Friday - Sunday / holidays* Monday - Thursday
From Andermatt 9:50 am, 2:50 pm, 6:28 pm 9:50 am, 2:50 pm, 5:28 pm
From Sedrun 7:31 am, 11:45am, 5:25 pm 7:31 am, 11:45am, 5:25 pm
From 12 april 2021 – opening of the pass road  
From Andermatt daily 8:28 am, 5:28 pm
From Sedrun daily 7:31 am, 5:31 pm

Please note the times for loading – all vehicles will be loaded 30 minutes before the stated departure time.  Reservations must be made one day before by 18:00h at the very latest. 

*Holidays, timetable same as on Sunday: 23. + 24.12.20 / 30. + 31.12.2020 and 05.04.2021

Prices car transport Oberalp

The Oberalp transportation service can only take vehicles and trailers up to a maximum of 3.5t.  The price per vehicle includes its passengers.

This service also offers a multi-journey ticket for 10 trips at a reduced price per trip.

Type of vehicle Price per trip (CHF)
Passenger cars up to a max. 3.5 t 65.00
Transport trailers up to a max. 3.5 t 35.00
Discount for 10 trips (passenger cars up to 3.5 t) 550.00
*All prices include passengers  


Make your reservation at the loading railway stations or online: 

Andermatt, Tel. +41 (0)27 927 77 07,
Sedrun, Tel. +41 (0)27 927 77 40,

Online Reservation request

General information for Oberalp car train

    • Reservations mandatory until 6:00 pm. Bookings made by email for the following day that are received after 18.00 h can unfortunately no longer be accepted.
    • Loading closes 30 minutes before train departs
    • Maximum corner height 2.50 m / Maximum width 2.30 m
    • Only passenger cars with up to 3.5 t
    • Motorbikes and bicycles cannot be transported. 
    • Drivers and passengers must travel in the passenger car of the train. Guests in wheelchairs please contact the loading railway stations prior to your reservation. 
    • During transport: Put your car into 1st gear or "Park". Turn the engine off. Drivers and passengers travel in the passenger car of the train. 
    • There is no entitlement to be transported in specific trains
    • Travel time approx. 50 minutes