With the Half-Fare travelcard, you can halve your travel expenses. It lets you pay just half price1 for tickets on the entire SBB network, on all postbus lines, nearly all shipping lines as well as most private and mountain railways.
Many companies are already benefitting from this unbeatable discount card and underwriting the Half-Fare travelcard for their employees. This halves the travel expenses for all rail journeys. Of course, the Half-Fare travelcard is also valid for any leisure travel, which makes it a useful fringe benefit.
In addition, your trips to Germany and Austria cost 25 percent less from the Swiss border with the Half-Fare travelcard.
It is anticipated that business customers will be able to obtain the Half-Fare travelcard for adults up to December 2017 as the blue card. You can also continue to purchase the 2-year and 3-year Half-Fare travelcard via SBB Businesstravel. It is estimated that the Half-Fare travelcard on the SwissPass will be available from the end of 2017. You will find further information on the SwissPass.
The Half-Fare travelcard is already amortised after 2 journeys.
Thanks to the low price, the costs of your Half-Fare travelcard are already amortised after just a few journeys. With a 3-year Half-Fare travelcard, for instance, you start saving after just two journeys in 1st class from Zurich to Bern.