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gotthard tunnel traffic

Latest Gotthard Tunnel traffic updates for both the southern and northern transit directions – tunnel traffic jams and estimated waiting times.
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some gotthard tunnel facts & Figures

The Gotthard Tunnel remains a key traffic route for travellers and goods seeking to get through the Alps. Each year the traffic volumes are increasing (2020 has been an exception) with more vehicle using this key Alpine tunnel route.

Longest Traffic Jam South 2020 KM
Longest Traffic Jam North 2020 KM
Longest Traffic Jam South 2019 KM
Longest Traffic Jam North 2019 KM

gotthard tunnel traffic information

Below are sources where you can find various information on the Gotthard Tunnel traffic conditions. The alternative route via the San Bernardino Tunnel is another good option depending on your entry and exit points within Switzerland.

Switzerland borders on Germany, France, Austria, Lichtenstein, and Italy. Ensure you have valied identification papers for border controls, as Switzerland does not have open borders as within the EU countries.

Best to inform yourself of the Gotthard Tunnel traffic situation and road conditions. Expect peak travel traffic throughout the summer months, as well as, the long weekend holidays.

Latest  traffic updates via Twitter, Live TomTom, Live Webcams, Google Maps, Waze

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There are a number of ways to monitor the live traffic situation.
Please find a list below.

1. Live Traffic Webcams

You have 16 Webcams along the Gotthard Road Tunnel. Most of them are on the south side of the Tunnel. Below are the two webcams just in front of the entrances.

2. Twitter


3. Google Maps

Zoom in on the map to find more detailed information.

4. Waze Live Traffic Map

Please see Waze Live Traffic Mapon their traffic map for the Gotthard Tunnel Road.


6.Latest Gotthard Tunnel Traffic Status:

If you want to check length of traffic in km and other news on the Gotthard Tunnel Traffic News

Direction South (to Italy):

Direction North (to Germany):

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