True CGB (Gornergrat-Bahn/The Matterhorn Railway)

CGB (Gornergrat-Bahn/The Matterhorn Railway)

The Gornergrat-Bahn  is a truly spectacular line that operates between Zermatt (see MGB lines) and the highest open air station in Europe at Gornergrat.

The CGB station in Zermatt is across the street from the MGB station.

As its colloquial name implies the line offers spectacular views of the Matterhorn mountain.

The mountain railway scenes in the TV series 'The Night Manager' were filmed on the CGB.

CGB tickets are fairly expensive but a 30% discount can be obtained when booking through tickets to Gornergrat at SBB stations.


Eurail – no discount

InterRail – no discount

Swiss Travel Pass - 50% discount


Tickets between SBB stations and CGB stations can be booked on the SBB booking service.

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