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The Bernina Express on its way from Switzerland to Italy.
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Flowers along the Aare in Thun


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Cable car to Piz Nair


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Train near the Jungfrau


There are many ways to travel to and in Switzerland. About trains, cars, buses, boats, cable cars and the tickets you need.



The forum is the place to ask your questions, talk with other travelers and get the news about traveling to Switzerland.


Insider tips about the Swiss Alps

  • The weather varies by the season, day, time, location and especially altitude. You'd best dress in multiple thinner layers so you can adjust to the local circumstances.
  • The Swiss train system is safe, clean and easy to use. In most cases, it's a much better choice than a road trip.
  • Nearly all public transport can be found in one single online timetable.

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golden pass from lucerene in a day
if we arrive at lucerene around 11 an from zurich and get a golden pass train from there and wanna come back by night back to lucerene is it possible. from where and when golden pass train departs from lucerene. will the same train have a round trip so we just keep sitting there. how long ...
Gotthard Panorama Express - Question
Hello, First of all, congratulations on your website. It is helping me a lot and i can see i am not the only one! Me and my girlfriend wanted to go the Gotthard Panorama Express somewhere between 22-25 Abril, and we need some help: 1. Can we buy the ticket now or do we have to wait for s...
Interlaken to Lucerne panoramic express reservatio
We are travelling from Interlaken to Lucerne and wish to use the panoramic express. We are travelling in February and was wondering if we need to make a reservation. There will be two of us and taking three pieces of luggage between us. Two questions I have to ask: 1. If we...
3 day/2 night hut to hut from Lauterbrunnen
Hello! We will be staying in Lauterbrunnen the first two weeks of September. We would like to do a 3 day / 2 night hut to hit hike. We are in good shape and avid hikers but would like a medium level difficultly for hike, scenery is the most important and do not want to hike more t...
Best rail pass for my 3 day trip
Hi, I will be travelling to Bern in July 2017 and will be based in Bern for 3 days. I would like know based on my itinerary, should I get a Swiss rail pass and which is the best. Day 1: Travelling from Milan to Bern and will stay in Bern for whole day Day 2: Travel Montreux for the Chocolate...
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