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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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Swiss Pass enquiry - 4 days in Interlaken
Hi everyone, It'll be our 2nd trip to Swiss and very much excited to be returning. This time around, we'll be bringing our 2 year old daughter. I’ve searched high and low really to calculate the best of prices, but some of the minor trips (cable car, etc) varies from one sourc...
Swiss Family Card - show ID card to check age?
When using the Swiss Family Card, for a 15 year old, will they be asked to show their ID cards to check their age ?
How to travel from St Moritz to Zurich
we were wanting to fly into Zurich from Amsterdam then head straight to Zermatt for 2 nights, go on the glacier express and finish in St Moritz for 1 night and then return to Zurich for a flight to Copenhagen. I can't find out how to get from st Moritz to Zurich, or is there a better w...
5 days in Switzerland during winter business trip
Hi, I would be in Switzerland for a month on business trip. But I will be blocking out 5.5 days for free and easy trip around. I also would be free on 3 weekends ( sat and sun) to move around and explore, so far this is my plan below. I would like to seek some kind help in t...
New Year in Bern, which attractions are open?
Hi All I will be staying in Bern from 31 Dec to 3rd Jan 2017. I plan to go to Jungfraujoch on the 2nd Jan, will it be open? Also to visit a chocolate factory, will it be open on any of these days? If all these are not open, what else is open and what can I do? Thanks much.
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