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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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Selecting a Swiss Pass for 4 days
Hi We are planning to travel from Paris to Interlaken (with TGV Lyria) and stay in Interlaken for 2 days, then travel to Lucern on the 3rd day (with Golden Line Rail Route) and stay there overnight and spend half a day on the 4th day in Lucern before travelling to Zurich on the evening of t...
Trummelbach falls and Thun from Wengen
Hi again...need some help with regards to visiting trummelbach falls and lake thun in 1 day from wengen. 1) Which is the better/logical route? Wengen-trummelbach falls-lake Thun or Wengen-lake Thun-trummelbach falls? Please indicate the train/buses to take if possible 2) need some sugg...
Eurail Select Pass discounts for train/boat travel
We are planning a 3-day stay covering Lucerne & Interlaken. I would like to know if these below listed train journeys are free with Eurail select pass? Train ride from Lucerne -> Engelberg Train ride from Engelberg -> Lucerne Train ride from Lucerne -> Interlak...
Swiss Transfer Ticket for Basel - Wengen - Milan
Hi, I would like to check if my below itinerary does eligible for Swiss transfer ticket and Swiss transfer ticket combi. 13 June Night train from Amsterdam to Basel SBB 14 June Reach Basel SBB @6am in the morning, continue travel to Wengen stay 2 night at Wengen 16 June trave...
Eurail/Swiss Travel Pass for Paris & Switzerland?
Hi, I need some help in deciding which pass to buy. I am planning to visit Paris and Switzerland this month. Most of my travel will be in Switzerland. I was browsing and researching for best transportation options to choose between Eurail or Swiss. It's hard to decide which ...
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