Questions often asked by visitors

Does the park remain open regardless of the weather conditions?

Yes, the park remains open.

The number of trains operating may be reduced in case of low attendance though.

In case of bad weather conditions two trains with covered coaches will be put into service.

Is it possible to picnic within the park?

Yes, several dedicated picnic areas are at your disposal.

Please notice that the seats in front of the various food stands are for customers only.

Are all the trains parked at the station meant to run?

Usually, a train standing at the platform is operating.

The number of trains put into service depends on the park attendance.

2 to 9 trains may run at the same time

May a person enter the park to have a drink only?

No. Entrance fee and unlimited train rides are included in the price.

Nevertheless, any purchased ticket allows guests unlimited re-entry to the park on that day until closing time (6:00 pm.).

Is it possible to have a private reception on the premises?

Indeed, we would be glad to host your private receptions.

For any enquiry, please contact us.

How long is a train tour?

Two circuits are operative.

  • The adhesion route (big circuit) 15 minutes
  • The rack-and-pinion route (small circuit) 12 minutes.

Some train compositions don’t stop at every stations. Please check the information screens and listen to the train station announcements or get information via our Swiss Vapeur Parc app (android only).

Can a person in a wheelchair ride the trains?

Yes, specially designed coaches may be coupled to the trains.

Moreover, the park is designed to be fully accessible to people with reduced mobility.

How many people can be transported on one train?

Every train has 4 to 8 coaches, each one of which can transport 5 adults.

As of what age do children pay an entry fee?

Free for children under 4.

Once my ticket purchased, may I leave the park and come back later?

Yes. Upon entering the park, all guests get their hand stamped.

This stamp allows unlimited train rides and unlimited re-entry to the park until closing time.