Wich are the most scenic railway-routes in the Swiss alps? Less from south to north. Thank you so much - tips such as leaving the road at Wassen are exactly what I'm looking for. What's the difference between the upper two cams? Gotthard Tunnel. I suppose one is just a bit further from the tunnel entrance than the other? The electrification of the line in 1922 sped up the journey even further as better, faster trains could now quickly pass through the jagged peaks. So I guess it's worth the gamble. Should we go via the the Pass or Tunnel? All those helpful hints that make a journey less stressful and more interesting. ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-60075368', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');Italy (Saronno (= just north of Milan) next Saturday (Aug 2). This takes you an other 15 minutes more than the tunnel but it is better than to be blocked before you are at the Goeschenen the exit where you normally would need to leave for the pass road. And as such it has two entrances. As already mentioned: Göschenen is the normal highway exit for St.Gotthard mountain pass road (and last exit before St.Gotthard road tunnel). ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-60192102', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');Airolo in Richtung Süd". and you won't have had to drive 16km in a tunnel with two way traffic. This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in the United States. Basel – Genoa via Great St. Bernhard pass 6 h 15 min 562 km . ALL roadworks were suspended for those days so there were no delays over the pass at all and long delys at the tunnel. The longest sleigh runs of the Swiss Alps, The Leading Hotels Of The World in Swiss Alps, Hotels near Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, Hotels near Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis. We will be travelling via St Gotthard in late July. Tips about hiking in the high Alps available? Once you get to Andermatt, you will have to take the direction to the right and drive till next small settlement called Hospental.Once you are there, you get an opportunity as well to drive to Furka Pass on the right, but you must take a more left direction.. Gotthard Pass road conditions are mostly very good (once it is opened, not closed), no worries at all. However I have to admit that the Nufenen is not my favourite pass. Probably a silly question, but I'll ask it anyway: at this website: http://www.gotthard-strassentunnel.ch/Webcams.149.0.html#c508. Gotthard Pass (to Airlolo) then - Val Bredretto (very very lovely!) This is useful information! Apparently the works will be suspended over the summer weekends so hopefully it will be clear. Swiss Touring Club recommendation for this weekend is still to avoid St.Gotthard area. Drive carefully and have a wonderful time. It isn't the pass that will be closed for repairs it is the tunnel. Given the fact that Friday is already a (Swiss) holiday, one might indeed expect for a lot of traffic to pass already on Friday indeed. It lies at the heart of the Gotthard axis and constitutes the third tunnel connecting the cantons of Uri and Ticino, after the Gotthard Tunnel and the Gotthard Road Tunnel. Thank you Hambagahle! Continue your visit to www.tripadvisor.com, Get answers to your questions about Swiss Alps. :-). I have never heard them broadcast in English. In 1708 the road was improved considerably and in 1775 we find documentation of the first carriage crossing, realized by the English geologist Greville. Gotthard Base Tunnel, Switzerland. Members who are knowledgeable about this destination and volunteer their time to answer travelers' questions. On the detour - provided that you do not mind alpine pass driving - this route should take you 1hr 45min: From Göschenen turn off the A2 up to (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? When open I always use the pass road from Göschenen to Airolo, with a stop at Schöllenen, Andermatt or St.Gotthard. more. Thank you. Do you get trapped in traffic jams when leaving for the Pass? Almost 10,000 passengers and around 67,000 tonnes of freight pass through the 57-kilometre-long Gotthard Base Tunnel each day. According to Pore there are no roadworks on the pass on the weekends. Enjoy your trip! As already mentioned: Göschenen is the normal highway exit for St.Gotthard mountain pass road (and last exit before St.Gotthard road tunnel). The Gotthard Pass is known as the “people’s route”, a name that fittingly illustrates its function in the past, namely that of comfortable route for people but a less comfortable one for goods. Photo: Swiss Travel System; ... traders from the Romans onwards had to trudge across the Alps via the Gotthard Pass. The world's longest rail tunnel is set to be unveiled June 1 in the Gotthard Pass linking Switzerland's Italian-speaking Canton Ticino and the German-speaking Uri Canton. Wassen is at 4.5 km from Göschenen. Ulrichen has some very lovely old barns and chalets in blackened wood right around the Nufenen Hotel, off the main road. Turn your radio on and listen the traffic news. ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-60110379', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');Andermatt. Going over the Gotthard massif allows you to see all the historic places that you usually miss out on. Wow what an incredibly rude reply. Should we go via the the Pass or Tunnel? I expect to be arriving at the Gotthard Tunnel around 7 in the evening (19h00). and down to Airolo. Zermatt to St. Moritz, scenic train trips, general advice... GE - Zermatt to Chur vs Zermatt to St. Moritz. And if you are "counting cantons" you will have been in Uri, the Valais and the Ticino all in the space of a couple of hours! St Gotthard Pass in the Swiss Alps - everything you would expect from such a road: tunnels, serpentine twists, turns and incredible scenery. JAMS ARE EVERY WEEKEND AND if you do go, make it very early otherwise expect jams of many kms. Thank you kindly for this (again) very usuful information, Hamba :). The 57 km long Gotthard Rail Base Tunnel was completed in 2016. The Gotthard Road Tunnel in Switzerland runs from Göschenen in the canton of Uri at its northern portal, to Airolo in Ticino to the south, and is 16.9 kilometres (10.5 mi) in length below the St Gotthard Pass, a major pass of the Alps.At time of construction, in 1980, it was the longest road tunnel in the world; it is currently the fifth-longest. Comparison between the roads from Basel to Genoa via the Gotthard tunnel vs the Great St. Bernhard pass: Basel – Genoa via Gotthard tunnel 5h 25 min 483 km. What is the journey time difference Tunnel vs Pass? Which resort in saas fee open for skiing? But we speak German, French and Italian so it makes no difference to us - husband and me). The pass will close sometime this autumn because of snow ands re o pen in the spring.o. Traffic jams on weekends take easily 5-10 km, can be more - … (any more news on the severity of the roadworks ?). Highly appreciated! We will be travelling via St Gotthard in late July. Not much difference really. From there drive over the Nufenen pass to the Val Bredretto (there is a café/restaurant at the top where you might have lunch and the view is breathtaking!) Where should we leave the A2 road so you don't get caught in the tunnel traffic?? In fact Pore reported yesterday that there are road works on the Gotthard pass which might offset any delay in getting through the tunnel this summer. Join Date: Sep 2012. One of the things you need to notice before replying to someone is the "age" of the thread - in fact your have tacked your answer onto a rather "stale" thread. The tunnel is on an Autobahn/autostrada, road signs on green background; the pass is on a Kantonstrasse/strada cantonale, road signs on blue background. The Gotthard Railway tunnel opened in 1882 and dramatically reduced travel time through the Alps in this area. If you stop to visit the Furka Glacier (park at the kiosk after the Belvedere Hotel and walk in to the glacier) of course it will be correspondingly longer. Amsteg at 16 km, Erstfeld at 23 km. Summer drive through the swiss alps/Switzerland, Cost of snowboarding near Basel, or in Andermatt area. "Pore" says that is silly and the road is fine! This part will take about an hour. The Tunnel was build to avoid to drive along the Gotthard Pass and have a quicker drive trough the Tunnel. Mark. Thread Tools Search this Thread Sep 12th, 2012, 02:53 AM #1 MAURICIOB. Should we go via the the Pass or Tunnel? Do you get trapped in traffic jams when leaving for the Pass? Webcams on both entrances/exits so that you can see the traffic flow in and out of the tunnel. Pass is quite nice. Each of the tunnels were considered to be the world's longest at the time of their construction. As we emerge on the German speaking northern side of the Gotthard Massif, the long ramp begins all over again, this time in a downward direction passing through many more spiral tunnels and avalanche shelters until reaching the terminus at Erstfeld. Is that information also available in English? Or some other online resource? Christmas/New Year's in France & Switzerland, Best mountain town summer - Zematt, Grindelwald or Villars. I guess what you're saying is that the Pass is an extra 20 minutes journey. Then continue down to Oberwald. The first road over the pass was opened in 1830. The new Gotthard base tunnel is the longest railway tunnel in the world, and is the epitome of Swiss precision, innovation and reliability. Wassen is at 4.5 km from Göschenen. At the end of the day you will have spent about the same amount of time as you would have in the traffic jam before going into the tunnel (assuming it is one of the "2 hour" variety!) When the St. Gotthard tunnel is blocked because of too much traffic, then you can bypass via the historic Gotthard Pass (Passo del San Gottardo). Nufenen Pass (to Ulrichen) BTW the Nufenen is not at all like the others. On the autobahn there will be a large sign giving the radio frequency to tune to to get up to the minute road reports on traffic. Look also at the Top Questions about Andermatt for some information. The Gotthard Pass leads through the Gotthard massif, but in the winter months it is not always open . I travelled over the pass on Saturday the 26th July and again Saturday 10th August. (Would be useful for tourists if they did and perhaps they do. The link consists of two single-track tunnels connecting Erstfeld (Uri) with Bodio (Ticino) and passing below Sedrun ( Graubünden ). This discussion is not worth the time. Get answers to your questions about Swiss Alps. And hopefully the road workers will be on holiday too! Do the webcams at http://www.gotthard-strassentunnel.ch/Webcams.149.0.html#c508 offer useful information? Hi, I cannot give details about exits etc. While the pass might take longer if there is no traffic in the tunnel it is also a much nicer way to cross the Alps, and cooler, with snow still around at the very top. Main traffic jams in front of St.Gotthard road tunnel are on weekends in July and August (plus other vacation breaks such as Easter). Members who are extremely knowledgeable about this destination and answer travellers’ questions frequently. ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-60078533', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');Furka pass into the Valais and then the Nufenen into the Val Bedretto. Also - is the gotthard pass (rather than the tunnel) worth it for the extra time? Traffic seems to peak between 0800 and 1600 - this last Saturday the radio announced waiting time of 2 hours with jams of 12km going from north to south. ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-57030150', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');Andermatt might be a good place to stop (between Göschenen and St.Gotthard pass) or nearby Hospental. If they say there is a traffic jam I would recommend to leave the motorway at Wassen and follow the blue signs to San Gottardo/Lugano. In just 20 minutes it gets you from Erstfeld, north of the Alps, to Bodio on the south side. I would go up to Andermatt - www.andermatt.ch/en/essen-schlafen/Alle-Unterkuenfte - where you have an excellent choice of accommodation. But I'll listen to the radio for traffic info like you suggest. Which resort in saas fee open for skiing? Where exactly do you leave the A2 to take the Pass road? I hear there can be jams at the tunnel. The road over the pass, the rail tunnel, the motorway tunnel and the Rail Base Tunnel link northern and southern Europe, and connect northern Switzerland with the Ticino vacation region. Tandem Paragliding Experience from Interlaken, Glacier Express Panoramic Train Round Trip in one Day Private Tour from Luzern, www.andermatt.ch/en/essen-schlafen/Alle-Unterkuenfte, Base for hiking in Val d' Anniviers without a car, Veteranarian recommendation needed for Saas-Fee. but we have driven over the pass the last four years on an August Saturday morning as the tunnel traffic is always very bad. As a rough guide, allow 15 minutes to transit the St Gotthard road tunnel and one hour to use the St Gotthard Pass, so an increase to the journey time of 45 minutes or so. Crossing the Gotthard mountain massif via the alpine pass however is still the most scenic and adventurous experience and sometimes the best alternative to avoid traffic before the tunnel. A brief history of the pass and the building of the tunnel itself, interjects our journey through the 9 mile long double track tunnel. What is the journey time difference Tunnel vs Pass? Please do tell me your field of expertise in the roadworks on the pass and I will defer to your greater knowledge. Thanks. We have relied on out Tom Tom to guide us and never hit traffic so it must send us off at the right time. :). Traffic jams on weekends take easily 5-10 km, can be more - check road information the day you travel. Your other option is to drive over the Gotthard pass itself which is of course faster. Wassen is at 4.5 km from Göschenen. After years of excavation (work began in 1999), Italy and Switzerland became closer neighbours thanks to this tunnel at the foot of the historic Gotthard Pass in the Alps. Reply Subscribe . If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. It will be in German. Waiting 1-2 hours or more is not unusual for more than 10km traffic jams. The Gotthard Road Tunnel in Switzerland runs from Göschenen in the canton of Uri at its northern portal, to Airolo in Ticino to the south, and is 16.9 kilometres in length below the St Gotthard Pass, a major pass … Tandem Paragliding Experience from Interlaken, Glacier Express Panoramic Train Round Trip in one Day Private Tour from Luzern, Base for hiking in Val d' Anniviers without a car, Veteranarian recommendation needed for Saas-Fee. (we have a good roaming data plan, so my wife can check the smartphone while I'm driving ...). The tunnel, the longest and deepest of its kind in the world, offers yet another reason not to use the severe switchback roads of the Gotthard Pass high above it. But I find it a bit narrow. How much of a detour are we talking here? Follow signs for the Furka Pass. is there usually adequate snow in first week of january? Related: What are the most popular tours in Swiss Alps? Don't try to leave the highway for reentering at Göschenen - highway entrance will be closed. Traffic jams on weekends take easily 5-10 km, can be more - … I hear there can be jams at the tunnel. Does my ViaMichelin trip to, from or through Saint Gotthard Pass take into account the traffic conditions in Saint Gotthard Pass? The (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? In your place I would listen to the radio, see what the jams are (how intense) and make a decision accordingly. Is traffic just as bad then as during the day? The Gotthard Pass lies in a crucial north-south axis in Europe, called Gotthard. In 1882 trains traveled through the pass via the Wassen and the Gotthard Rail Tunnels. And scenic. Thank you. As noted above the tunnel is 17km long (just under actually), hence the distance. By 1980, a car tunnel, the third longest road tunnel in the world, was opened. Are Coocko clock still made in Switzerland or Germany? Can I expect traffic to be the same / worse or better than last two Saturdays? It may take a little longer (but not always) than waiting to go through the tunnel, but it is a whole lot more beautiful. This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in United Kingdom. Where is the exit for the Pass? For public transport, there are two railway lines through different tunnels, and the postal bus through the pass road. Find detailed information on our dedicated Saint Gotthard Pass road traffic page. The longest sleigh runs of the Swiss Alps, The Leading Hotels Of The World in Swiss Alps, Hotels near Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, Hotels near Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis. Longer but very pretty and useful in case of jams before the tunnel and work on the pass. I will be driving to (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? You WILL have crossed the highest pass in the country (Nufenen) and seen some magnificent scenery. GE - Zermatt to Chur vs Zermatt to St. Moritz. It is crossed by three major traffic tunnels: the Gotthard Rail Tunnel, the Gotthard Road Tunnel and the Gotthard Base Tunnel. Simple but with food. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. Do you get trapped in traffic jams when leaving for the Pass? We will be travelling via St Gotthard in late July. As already mentioned: Göschenen is the normal highway exit for St.Gotthard mountain pass road (and last exit before St.Gotthard road tunnel). ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-57029791', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');San Gottardo pass road is easy to drive. So maybe the tunnel is better. On weekend check traffic information - Wassen exit might already be part of Saturday morning traffic jam. Again, thank you so much for your time to answer! This is a tunnel. Tips about hiking in the high Alps available? Circumventing the difficulties posed by an imposing mountain was an epic enterprise. Compare driving time via tunnel or via pass with route planners such as www.viamichelin.ch. Better don’t look on a map - the serpentine twists may turn you away from the plan to drive the Gotthard Pass and you would miss out on a very impressive alpine driving adventure. (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? And there is another option - take the (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-57022459', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');Airolo via the tunnel takes around 20 minutes, some 40 minutes via the pass road. I wonder/hope this will also be the case tomorrow evening. Currently, we are counting 15 Saint Gotthard Pass traffic incidents. Are Coocko clock still made in Switzerland or Germany? Amsteg at 16 km, Erstfeld at 23 km. It stretches over 57 km, some 2,300 metres under rock. Or should I consider a detour like the GE pass for the evening as well? Also we are looking at good but cheap overnight accommodation before we go in to the tunnel - do you have any ideas please? Ian F, as you know better, just go ahead. Good news and thanks for telling us I am sure the views were lovely too. Traffic jams are expected at St.Gotthard tunnel South entrance this Saturday between 11 and Sunday 1h (Friday 10 to 23 h, Sunday from 11 to 21 h). Last post before yours was in march this year! One on the north (Göschenen) and one on the South ((ta && ta.queueForLoad ? During the week usually not much of a problem, at least to my experience no reason for not leaving the highway using the relatively long Göschenen exit lane just before the tunnel. The Gotthard Pass lies at the hearth of the Gotthard, an important north-south axis in Europe, and it is crossed by three major traffic tunnels, each being the world's longest at the time of their construction: the Gotthard Rail Tunnel (1882), the Gotthard Road Tunnel (1980) and the Gotthard Base Tunnel (2016). Three public busses (Andermatt-Airolo) cross the pass daily during summer months. Cross the Furka pass and come down into the Valais at Gletsch. We'll probably only do this once so it's important to get it right. "Gotthardtunnel Göschenen in Richtung Süd", "Gotthardtunnel (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? more. Göschenen to (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? Then from Oberwald drive to Ulrichen. Related: What are the most popular tours in Swiss Alps? What is the journey time difference Tunnel vs Pass? Original Poster . Where exactly do you leave the A2 to take the Pass road? On approach to the St Gotthard road tunnel, there are signs for the St Gotthard Pass with indications as to whether the pass is open or closed. Enjoy the detour, after all we spend most of our time thrashing down the motorways it is a nice change of pace and scenery. But in case the waiting time is longer than 40/60 minutes the use of the old Gotthard Passroad will be not only the better solution, but also an opportunity to see a spectacular view. A scenic route is following Lake Lucerne north and east shore, roughly from Küssnacht (am Rigi) to Brunnen to Flüelen (or even Altdorf for a place to stay). This part will take about an hour if you stop to take photos. the road is fine - well made etc. I hear there can be jams at the tunnel. ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-60204046', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');Airolo). Europe - Gotthard Base Tunnel - Hi, I'm planning to travel to Switzerland in May 2017, and was planning to travel from Lucerne to Milan to especially enjoy the scenic beauty en-route. is there usually adequate snow in first week of january? Crossing the San Gottardo pass is an adventure, no matter how you cross it. At least once a season, we like to skip the dark, long Gotthard tunnel that separates the German-speaking part of Switzerland with the Italian region and head over the mountain pass. Are there statistics about average waiting times / date or / hour of the day? to. Where exactly do you leave the A2 to take the Pass road? Amsteg at 16 km, Erstfeld at 23 km. I'm also interesterd in the "longer but very pretty" alternative. Wich are the most scenic railway-routes in the Swiss alps? If I look at the webcams now (about 8h30 in the evening (20h30)), there seems to be virtually no traffic at the Gotthard tunnel! 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