To Europe by bike.

Take your bike with you on your trip through Europe: SBB and its neighbouring railways allow the self-service loading of bicycles on cross-border trains.

The international bike ticket.

  • For self-service loading of bicycles to be taken cross-border you require an international bike ticket. It is also compulsory to make a reservation.
  • The international bike ticket is valid from the station of departure to the destination, in accordance with the passenger ticket.
  • It is available for the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Serbia, Slovakia and Slovenia.
  • The obligatory reservation is included in the price of the international bike ticket but only applies to the first cross-border train. You can make the reservation for the return journey in advance.
  • You can obtain your bike ticket and reservation at the ticket counter.

Your reservation

Price

International bike ticket
(including cross-border reservation)

CHF 20

Each further additional reservation

CHF 5

Special country information.

Italy.

For EuroCity trains in Switzerland and Italy you require a reservation as well as a bike ticket for Italy (CHF 20). The bike reservation must be made together with the seat reservation at the ticket counter.

You will find further information on self-service loading of bicycles to Europe in the document “International train connections with self-service loading of bicycles” (on the right under download).

Tip: to display trains with self-service loading of bicycles throughout Europe, please refer to the timetable of Deutsche Bahn. Select “Fahrradmitnahme im Zug”, enter the departure and destination stations and press “Verbindung suchen”.

Price, product and timetable specifications subject to modifications.