Road Tunnels in Switzerland (& FL) > 2000 m
Tunnels en Suisse – Gallerie in Svizzera – Tunnels aus Schweiz
Edited by: Eugenio A. Merzagora
28th revision - December 2011
Country Tunnel Length (m) Date of
opening
Canton Notes Road
CH St. Gotthard - San Gottardo 16 942 05.09.1980 TI - UR Portals altitude: Göschenen: 1081 m, Airolo 1145 m A2
CH Seelisberg 9 292 12.12.1980 NW - UR Second tube: 9250 m A2
CH San Bernardino 6 596 01.12.1967 GR   A13
I-CH Gran San Bernardo 5 798 19.03.1964 VS Altitude: 1918 m. Safety tunnel under construction N21
CH Pretunnel Gran San Bernardo Nord 5 660   VS Covered road N21
CH Kerenzer 5 760 09.04.1986 GL Direction Sarganz A3
CH Mappo-Morettina 5 518 13.06.1996 TI Locarno bypass A13
CH Sachseln 5 213 24.09.1997 OW Near Sarnen A8
CH Islisberg 4 955 13.11.2009 ZH Second tube (east): 4955 m. Natural parts: 4680-4646 m A4
CH Uetliberg 4 460 04.05.2009 ZH Second tube: 4460 m. Zürich west ring. A3
CH Sisikoner 4 443 2017 SZ-UR   A4
CH Eyholz (Staldbach - Grosshus) 4 255 u.c. VS Visp ring, Second tube: 4231 m A9
CH Gotschna 4 207 09.12.2005 GR Klosters bypass A28
CH Gorwetsch - Pfyngut 4 190 2016 VS Second tube: 4140 m. Three linked tunnels: Gorwetsch (1705 m), Ermitage (380 m), Pfyngut (2115 m) A9
CH Traversee de Neuchatel 4 150 18.06.1993 NE Second tube: 3800 m (1995). East tubes: 2610 m + West tubes 745 m + Artificial parts A5
CH Mont Terri 4 078 14.11.1998 JU Service tunnel: 3962 m (future second tube) A16
CH Kirchenwald 4 000 2008 LU Second tube: 2000 m. Natural parts: 1637-1528 m (29.06.2006) A2
CH Gorgier-Treytel 3 960 07.05.2002 NE Two linked tubes dir. Yverdon: Gorgier (2720 m)+TC Treytel (1240 m) A5
CH Boezberg 3 705 10.1996 AG Second tube: 3705 m A3
CH Brunig 3 700 PRJ BE-OW   A8
CH Mont Russelin 3 572 14.11.1998 JU   A16
CH Munt La Schera 3 394 1965 GR Portals altitude: P.so del Gallo (italian border):1810 m, La Drossa: 1706 m. Near Livigno. N28
CH Giessbach 3 340 18.05.1988 BE   A8
CH Lungern 3 330 2012 OW Pilot hole breakthrough: 02.2003 A8
CH Gubrist 3 273 21.06.1985 ZH Second tube: 3273 m. Zürich Nordring. Third tube in project A1
CH Vispertal 3 260 04.02.1997 VS Part of this tunnel will be used as tube of A9 Visp (Schwarzer Graben) tunnel N212
CH Schwarzer Graben 3 260 u.c. VS Second tube: 2630 m, Visp bypass A9
CH La Vue des Alpes (1) 3 250 1995 NE   H20
CH Raimeux 3 211 20.11.2007 BE Pilot hole (3147 m), will be used as safety tunnel. Breakthrough: 31.10.2002 A16
CH Choindez 3 200 2014 JU Pilot hole (3024 m) works start on 10.2006, breakthrough on 06.11.2009 A16
CH Belchen 3 180 23.10.1970 SO-BL Second tube: 3180 m A2
CH du Bure 3 059 2012 JU Near Delle - French border. Works start: 15.01.2007 A16
CH Pomy 3 005 05.04.2001 VD Second tube: 2958 m. Portals altitude: 540-450 m A1
CH Arrissoules 2 987 05.04.2001 VD - FR Second tube: 2987 m A1
CH Flimserstein / Crap da Flem 2 923 28.10.2007 GR Breakthrough: 02.12.2004 H19
CH St.Johann-Horburg 2 900 06.12.1999 BS Second tube: 2900 m. St.Johann tunnel (650 m)+Dreirosen covered bridge (266 m)+Horburg tunnel (1090 m)+artificial parts A3
CH Morschacher 2 861 PRJ SZ-UR   A4
CH Landwasser 2 802 1974 GR Near Wiesen N 417b
CH Eggflue 2 790 2000 BE - BL Near Grellingen A18
CH Gorgier 2 720 07.05.2002 NE Dir. Biel. Opposite tube linked to Treytel. Portals altitude: 500-450 m A5
CH Vedeggio - Cassarate 2 630 2012 TI Lugano north bypass. Parallel safety tunnel under construction since 11.2005 A9
CH Rusel 2 600 PRJ BE Biel West bypass (Tuscherz-Alfermeé) A5
CH Flüelen 2 594 10.06.2005 UR   A4
CH Saaser 2 582 11.11.2011 GR   A28
CH Langholz 2 480 2015 BE Second tube: 2480 m. Biel East bypass A5
CH Ligerz (Gleresse) 2 483 07.05.1991 BE Parallel safety tunnel in project A5
CH Graitery 2 462 2012 BE Court-Moutier. Pilot hole completed. Works start: 6.11.2006 A16
CH Alusuisse – Ancien Sierre 2 450 2008 VS Two tubes, four linked tunnels: Alusuisse (1070 m), Geronde (620 m), Crete Plane (180m) (just opened on 18/11/99), and Ancien Sierre Plantzette (580 m) A9
CH Isla Bella 2 449 11.11.1983 GR Second tube: 2435 m (PRJ) A13
CH San Fedele (Roveredo) 2 381 2016 GR Pilot hole breakthrough: 06.2010 A13
CH Hohtenn - Mittal 2 390 1985 VS Road Gampel - Lötschberg N509
CH Stagjitschugge 2 306 14.11.2008 VS Visp-Zermatt H213
CH Les Vignes 2 300 15.12.1997 FR - BE Second tube: 2100 m A1
CH Vigneules (Vingelz) 2 300 PRJ BE Second tube: 2300 m. Biel West bypass A5
CH Chienberg 2 284 20.12.2006 BL Sissach bypass J20
CH Kublis 2 255 2016 GR   A28
CH Cozz (Cianca Presella) 2 240 01.12.1967 GR Tunnels Cianca Presella (artificial, 434 m)+Land (231 m)+Seda (artificial, 608 m)+Brusei(541 m)+Cozz(artificial,426 m) A13
CH Pierre Pertuis 2 208 18.11.1997 BE Second tube: 2050 m A16
CH Leissigen 2 200 23.06.1994 BE Second tube: 2200 m A8
CH Sauges-Vaumarcus 2 195 07.05.2002 NE Two linked tubes dir. Yverdon: Sauges (1935 m) and TC Vaumarcus (260 m) A5
CH Aescher 2 176 04.05.2009 ZH Second tube: 2142 m. Zürich west bypass. A3
CH Crapteig 2 171 24.10.1996 GR   A13
CH Susten 2 070 2011 VS Second tube: 2070 m A9
CH Giswil 2 066 27.10.2004 OW   A8
CH Trin 2 000 1995 GR Other fonts: 1738 m N19

Warm thanks to: Fabio Camnasio, Mario Schrag, Antoine, Philippe Ahles, Stefan Fuchs

Legenda:
Red: under costruction
Pink: in project
*: nickname

(1): Mont Sagne and Vue des Alpes tunnels linked by covered viaduct. Total lenght: 5120 m

Useful Notes:
Gran San Bernardo tunnel: Toll 27 Frs
Munt La Schera tunnel: Toll 9 € (No credit cards accepted). Closed during night

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