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SBB MobileTicket on Android Phone

SBB Mobile offers:

  • Door-to-door travel information
  • Real-time information in the event of an incident
  • Push notifications for delays and platform changes
  • “Take me Home” function with GPS support
  • Calendar import of timetable connections
  • Buy and display tickets for public transport services
  • Ticket payment via credit card and PostFinance Card

Download

Download.

You can download SBB Mobile onto your smartphone free of charge in the Google Play Store.

To buy tickets, register in the "Tickets" menu under "Not yet registered".
Tip: Your login for the SBB Ticket Shop is also valid for your Android smartphone. If you do not have a login, simply register on your PC or directly in the SBB Mobile app (PostFinance Card only for Android software version 2.3 and above).

Data volume.

ContentData volume.
Download of the Mobile applicationapprox. 5.3 MB
Travel timetable updateapprox. 2 – 10 KB
Map (per zoom-level/scale change) loadingapprox. 100 KB
Real-time information enquiriesapprox. 0.2 – 3 KB
News, RSS Feed updateapprox. 0.2 – 3 KB
  

Information

Timetable features.

  • Direct online enquiries using the Android smartphone
  • Enter stations/stops, addresses and landmarks
  • Retrieve start/destination from Contacts
  • Calendar import of timetable connections
  • Urban, national and international timetables (as per SBB online timetable)
  • Real-time information in the event of an incident (delays, alternative connections, cancellations, platform alterations, rail traffic information, strikes and occupancy display)
  • Intermediate stop display (route information)
  • Start/destination can be viewed in Google Maps
  • GPS support (search for nearby stations/stops)
  • “Take me Home” function 
  • Set up push notification subscriptions for certain connections (delays, platform changes)

Real-time timetable.
All the information you need, even when you’re on the move: up-to-date arrival and departure times, platform alterations, etc. are available in real time throughout your journey.

Push notifications.
You can set up push notification subscriptions for your connections (max. 20) - push notifications will keep you up to date as per your settings for advance warning times and delay minutes.

Correct to the address.
You can create your route enquiries using an extendable adaptive favourites list that recognises individual addresses and points of interest as well as stations (approx. 28’000) and stops (approx 6’000).

Map support.
Are you unfamiliar with your departure point or destination? Find your current position and the nearest station or stop using Bing Maps and then transfer this to your route enquiry. Or use the “Take me Home” function: SBB Mobile can get you home from any point in Switzerland in the best possible way using GPS support.

Ticket features.

(optional – requires registration with the SBB Ticket Shop)

Purchase and display of tickets.

  • Buy via the timetable
  • Purchase by entering the starting point and destination
  • Use your favourites list to quickly buy tickets you have purchased before
  • If you are not making the return journey on the same day, please buy a single ticket for each day
  • Display the tickets: Menu “Tickets”  “Display tickets”

Tip: Quick ticket display: Open the program, shake the Android smartphone and the last ticket will be displayed straight away.

Paying.
You can pay for MobileTickets using the following credit cards:

  • PostFinance Card
  • VISA
  • Mastercard
  • Diners
  • Amexco
  • JCB
  • AirPlus
  • (not possible to pay by invoice or with an EC Card)

Available tickets.
The following range of tickets is available from the SBB Mobile Shop:

National tickets.

  • Standard ticket Switzerland
  • City-City Ticket
  • 1-day travelpasses Switzerland
    – 1-day travelpass for the Half-Fare travelcard
    – 9 o’clock travelpass for the Half-Fare travelcard
    – 1-day travelpass for children
    – 1-day travelpass for dogs
  • Seat reservations Switzerland
    – seat reservation Switzerland
    – seasonal: bike storage reservation (ICN trains only)
  • Class upgrade
    – class upgrade (route-specific)
    – 1-day class upgrade for GA travelcard or 1-day travelpass
    – class upgrade from 9 a.m.
  • Night supplements
  • Bicycle tickets
    – 1-day bike pass full fare
    – 1-day bike pass reduced fare

Regional tickets.

Fare networksTickets
Zurich Transport Network (ZVV)Single ticket/day pass, 9 o’clock day pass, first-class upgrade, zone upgrade, 24-hour ZürichCARD, 72-hour ZürichCARD, single ticket/day pass city network Zurich (zone 110), single ticket/day pass city network Winterthur (zone 120), supplement nighttime network
Z-Pass (all corridors)Single ticket, day pass, first-class upgrade, first-class upgrade day pass, supplement nighttime network
Ostwind (St. Gallen, Appenzell, Thurgau, Glarus)Single ticket, single ticket Frauenfeld, day pass, day pass PLUS, first-class upgrade, extension ticket, supplement nighttime network
A-Welle (Aargau)Single ticket,  day pass, 9 o’clock day pass, first-class upgrade, extension ticket, extension ticket day pass, supplement nighttime network
Libero (Bern, Solothurn)Single ticket, day pass, first-class upgrade, extension ticket
 
Passepartout (Lucerne, Obwalden, Nidwalden)Single ticket, day pass, first-class upgrade, supplement nighttime network
 
Mobilis (Vaud)Single ticket, day pass, first-class upgrade, extension ticket, supplement nighttime network Pyjama
Northwestern Switzerland fare networkSingle ticket, day pass, day pass centre, special ticket, first-class upgrade
Arcobaleno (Ticino, Moesano)Single ticket, day pass,, class upgrade, extension ticket
unireso (Geneva)Single ticket, day pass, day pass from 9 o'clock, first-class upgrade
Onde Verte (Neuchâtel)Single ticket, 24 hours card, first-class upgrade, extension ticket

Zug fare network
Single ticket, day pass, first-class upgrade, first-class upgrade day pass, extension ticket, extension ticket day pass, combined day pass Schwyz and Zug fare networks, supplement nighttime network
Frimobil (Fribourg)Single ticket, day pass, first-class upgrade, extension ticket
Schwyz fare networkSingle ticket, day pass, first-class upgrade, extension ticket, combined day pass Schwyz and Zug fare networks, supplement nighttime network
Bernese Oberland fare networkSingle ticket Bödeli, day pass Bödeli
FlexTax (Schaffhausen)Single ticket, day pass, first-class upgrade, extension ticket, supplement nighttime network
Engadin mobil fare network (Upper Engadine)Single ticket, day pass
  

NB: The range of tickets available is regularly expanded.


Other functions.

  • The connections or purchased tickets displayed may be saved as favourites and then simply renewed.
  • All timetable enquiries and ticket purchases may be viewed in the history list
  • RSS feeds (rail traffic information, SBB media releases)
  • Languages: English, German, French and Italian
  • Automatic updates as soon as these are available

System requirements.

SBB Mobile is compatible with all Android devices that have an operating system 2.1 or above. In addition, the Android device must have a GPS module.

Costs

SBB Mobile is available free of charge from the Android Market. All you pay are the data transmission costs charged by your mobile network provider when downloading the application and when calling up timetables.

 

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