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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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Point to point or Rail Pass
We arrive in ZRH on the 10th of August and would be travelling to Lucerne on the same day . We stay 2 days in Lucerne and then go on to Interlaken. After 2 days there we go to Montreux fo a day and on the 15th we return back to ZRH airport. The question is do I buy point to point 1st class ticket...
Tirano to Zurich via Bernina Express
Hi, We will be getting SwissTravelpass, but are not sure on what time we will be able to get Milan and therefore Tirano. Without making any purchases before hand would we be able to get on bernina express, if we get to tirano on time or any other train to take us to Zurich? if we can, do...
How to get in Murren and what's the ticket price?
Hi friends, slowspoke and kim, back again to sort out some issues. My 5- day trips to Switzerland is just a month away. We are finally staying in Wengen. We would like to spend a day at lauterbrunnen and murren. A route find 1. lauterbrunnen to strechelberg by bus and then g...
Zurich to Interlaken by bus or by taxi?
Good afternoon. Prompt, how best to get from Zurich to Interlaken? It is desirable in the car or on the bus. In Google I found some proposals for transfer: interlaken nd/Zurich+Airpo...
7 Night trip to Switzerland in November from India
Hi, I am planning trip to Switzerland in November- Starting 2nd November. I am coming from India & we will be 4 Adults & 2 Kids( Age 6 years & 11 Years) Please guide on the mentioned queries. 1) Is it the right time of the year to visit Switzerland, if not then ...
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