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SBB Mobile (Android).

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 tickets Switzerland
  • Class upgrade (on specific route)
  • 1-day travelpass (with Half-Fare travelcard)
  • Class upgrade for a day for GA or travelpass
  • 1-day travelpass valid from 9 a.m. (with Half-Fare travelcard)
  • Class upgrade for a day from 9 a.m.
  • 1-day travelpass for children
  • City-City ticket
  • Day pass full fare for bicycle
  • Day pass reduced fare for bicycle
  • 1-day travelpass for dogs

Regional tickets.

Traffic communitiesTickets
Zürcher VerkehrsverbundSingle ticket/day pass, 9 o’clock day pass, class upgrade, zone upgrade, supplement night network, ZürichCARD 24 hours, ZürichCARD 72 hours, Individual ticket/Day Pass city network Zürich (Zone 10), Individual ticket/Day Pass city network Winterthur (Zone 20)
Ostwind (St. Gallen, Appenzell, Thurgau)Single ticket, day pass, day pass PLUS, extension ticket, single ticket Frauenfeld, class upgrade, supplement night network
A-Welle (Aargau)Single ticket, day pass, 9 o'clock day pass, supplement night network, class upgrade, extension ticket
Libero (Bern, Solothurn)Single ticket, day pass, class upgrade, extension ticket
Passepartout (Luzern, Obwalden, Nidwalden)Single ticket, day pass, class upgrade, supplement night network
Mobilis (Vaud)Single ticket, class upgrade, zone upgrade, day pass, supplement night network Pyjama
Tarifverbund NordwestschweizSingle ticket, day pass, centre day pass, special ticket, class upgrade
unireso (Genève)Single ticket, day pass, day pass from 9 o'clock, class upgrade
Onde Verte (Neuchâtel)Single ticket, 24 hours card, class upgrade, extension ticket,
Tarifverbund ZugSingle ticket, day pass, class upgrade, Schwyz and Zug Tariff Community combined day pass, supplement night network
Frimobil (Fribourg/Freiburg)Single ticket, day pass, class upgrade, extension ticket
Tarifverbund SchwyzSingle ticket, day pass, class upgrade, Schwyz and Zug Tariff Community combined day pass, supplement night network
Tarifverbund Berner OberlandSingle ticket Bödeli, day pass Bödeli
FlexTax (Schaffhausen)Single ticket, day pass, class upgrade, extension ticket, supplement night network
  

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.