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Swiss Pass

Just imagine. A country where travel by public transport is as exciting as it is relaxing. All you have to do is come aboard!

The Swiss Travel System offers you 26,000 captivating kilometres of public transport. We offer the densest public transport network in the world. And exclusively for visitors to Switzerland a unique choice of travel tickets which cover the entire country. Trains, buses and ships are ready and waiting to take you in comfort to your desired destination.

Tickets

Swiss Travel Pass: The All-in-One Ticket for spontaneous.

  • Unlimited travel by rail, road and waterway
  • Free travel on most panorama routes
  • Free travel on public transport in 75 towns and cities
  • Free admission to more than 480 museums
  • 50% discount off most mountain railways
  • Children under the age of 16 travel free of charge when accompanied by at least one parent holding the Swiss Family Card. At least one parent must have a Swiss Travel System ticket.

From CHF 179 (Swiss Travel Pass Youth 3 days)

Swiss Transfer Ticket: Best solution for short stays.

  • Transfer to and from a Swiss border railway stations or airport to your vacation destination
  • Valid for one month (= 30 days) starting with the first transfer day
  • Children under the age of 16 travel free of charge when accompanied by at least one parent holding the Swiss Family Card. At least one parent must have a Swiss Travel System ticket.

From CHF 141 (2nd class)

Swiss Half Fare Card: 50% discount on travelling in Switzerland.

  • 50% discount in 1st and 2nd class on travel with most trains, buses and boats, as well as on public transport in 75 towns and cities.
  • Valid for one month (= 30 days) starting with the first transfer day.
  • Children under the age of 16 travel free of charge when accompanied by at least one parent holding the Swiss Family Card. At least one parent must have a Swiss Travel System ticket.
  • You can obtain the Swiss Half-Fare travelcard Combi as an additional card when purchasing a Swiss Travel Pass Flex or a Swiss Transfer Ticket. It costs CHF 60 and offers the same services as the Swiss Half-Fare travelcard.

                                                         From CHF 120
 

Swiss Family Card: Children travel for free.

  • Children under age 16 travel free of charge when accompanied by at least one parent holding a Swiss Travel System ticket
  • The Swiss Family Card is available free of charge at attended Swiss railway stations or when you book online.
  • Children under the age of 16 travelling unaccompanied are entitled to a 50% discount off the entire range of Swiss Travel System tickets.
     

Regional Passes.

Every region of Switzerland has its own special charm, an abundance of attractions and delightful destinations to discover. And the best way to enjoy them is with a Regional Pass. Holders of a Swiss Travel System ticket are entitled to a Regional Pass at a reduced price.

 

Arrival in Switzerland

Switzerland is located in the heart of Europe and linked to the continent's high-speed rail network. Travellers by train will find a range of excellent rail connections. Whether from neighbouring Austria, France, Germany or Italy, or from the Netherlands and Spain – international trains operate daily to Swiss cities. Most trains include a dining car, and/or bar and other services to enhance the travel experience.

Eco-friendly and convenient: Begin your holiday with a rail journey to Switzerland. Find the rail connections to Switzerland in our online timetable.
 

Panorama pleasures

Just imagine. Discovering the diversity of scenic Switzerland in one train – and all in one day. From snow-capped summits and icy glaciers to palm-lined lakes and Mediterranean-like magic. And along the way enjoying a delicious freshlyprepared lunch. Our panorama trains are truly super stars. Simply step aboard and discover the harmony between high-tech and heavenly nature – a captivating combination which never fails to fascinate.

Mountain railways

Holders of a Swiss Travel Pass or Swiss Travel Pass Flex are entitled to a 50% reduction on most of the mountain railways not already covered by the Swiss Travel System (see area of validity). This reduction applies, for example, to travel up the Gornergrat (Zermatt), the Titlis and Pilatus (Lake Lucerne) and the Schynige Platte (Bernese Oberland).

Information and booking

By the way: With your Swiss Travel System ticket you benefit from up to 50% reduction on RailwAway combined offers and additional services.

 

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