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Steepest funicular in the world

A mammoth project: Since December, 2017, the world's steepest funicular has been traveling from Schwyz to the heart of the mountain village of Stoos.

110% = 47.7 degrees maximum gradient overcomes the steepest funicular in the world. This is a world record!

What you need to know about the funicular:

  • 110% = 47 degrees maximum gradient overcomes the funicular. World record! No other funicular in the world is steeper.

  • 1500 passengers per direction can be transported in one hour. This is 500 passengers more than on the old funicular.

  • The travel time is 4 - 7 minutes. Significantly less than with the old funicular. But even more important: The top station of the funicular is located in the middle of the village, right next to the skiing and hiking area - clear comfort for you!

  • The funicular climbs 744 meters in altitude from Schwyz to Stoos. The best thing about it: thanks to the automatic leveling of the cabins, you are standing on a level surface at all times - very comfortable! The lift is also wheelchair accessible.

  • 1740 meters is the distance from the bottom station to the top station.

  • 34 persons can be accommodated in one cabin. With four cabins per car, this results in a transport capacity of 136 persons per trip.

  • The planning and realization period lasted 14 years, during which eleven votes were won.

Timetable

WED, 18th & THU, 19th May different timetable (see "Special timetables").

Time SUN-THU FRI & SAT
7:xx 10/40 10/40
8:xx 10/40 10/40
9:xx 10/40 10/40
10:xx 10/40 10/40
11:xx 10/40 10/40
12:xx 10/40 10/40
13:xx 10/40 10/40
14:xx 10/40 10/40
15:xx 10/40 10/40
16:xx 10/40 10/40
17:xx 10/40 10/40
18:xx 10/40 10/40
19:xx 10/40 10/40
20:xx 40 10/40
21:xx 40 40
22:xx 40
23:xx 10/40

Special timetables funicular

Prices

Schwyz/Morschach - Stoos Ascent & descent Single trip
Adult 22.- 11.-
Adult GA travelcard free free
Adult Swiss Travel Pass free free
Adult half-fare card 11.- 5.50
Adult groups (from 10 pers.) 17.60 8.80
Child 11.- 5.50
Child junior travelcard free free
Child groups (from 10 pers.) 8.80 4.40

Info about the tickets

Brochure about the steepest funicular in the world
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