International discount card.

With the GA and Half Fare Travelcards on the SwissPass, you can benefit from a 15% discount on the German and Austrian sections of the route when you make an international journey. You will receive the international discount card for the ticket check.

You get the international discount card automatically and for free when you buy tickets at an SBB counter and on SBB.ch. While German train staff can scan a GA or Half Fare Travelcard on the SwissPass, Austrian train staff cannot. Therefore, please keep the discount card safe and present it together with your SwissPass. Without this international discount card your 15% reduction cannot be guaranteed.

Important information.

The international discount card 

  • is personal and only valid together with the SwissPass. It must be shown at ticket checks.
  • is available for free when you buy tickets on SBB.ch and at SBB counters.
  • is also available separately at SBB counters. Bring your international ticket with you.
  • cannot be obtained abroad.
  • has the same duration of validity as the ticket it accompanies.
  • enables discounted travel to Germany and Austria, but not to other countries such as France or Italy. (For these journeys, you must buy a Railplus card.)
  • is personalised with your first name and surname.

Further content

You can get the international discount card together with your ticket to Germany or Austria online or from our ticket counters at stations.

Purchase online International discount card. To the stations International discount card.

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