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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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Up to 2 extra travel days for Indian travelers
Hello, There is a Swiss Travel Pass promotion for travelers from India. You'll get one extra day on a 4-day pass (so 5 days in total). You'll get two extra days on an 8-day pass (so 10 days in total). Please see: pass/swiss-travel-pass-82 Important notes: ...
Summer holidays in Zermatt
Dear all, I am a student and I am currently undergoing a study about the price sensitivity of the strong swiss franc and the impact in has on Zermatt. In order to collect the necessary data I created a survey. I would greatly appreciate if you could take 3 minutes of your time to answer the questi...
Sunnegga express operate on 16-17 Oct?
i am planning to go take the sunnegga express from Zermatt to Sunnegga on 16 Oct or 17 Oct 2016. May I know if the railway still operate during that period? I tried to search timetable of sunnegga express at SSB website but information not available. please advice.
Swiss Half Pass and Junior Travelcard
Hi. I am from Singapore and planning a trip with my family to Switzerland in Nov this year. Our group is made up of 2 adults and 2 children aged 7 and 10 years old. 1. I read that the Swiss Half Pass is more economical and would like to check if is it a must to purchase the it beforehan...
Zermatt to Milan in 2 days
First of all, I like to say how I value your website and your forum in making a trip to Switzerland more enjoyable. I am leaving Zermatt for Milan by train and need to know which would be the best way. I will be staying overnight(1 night) en route. I am looking at the shortest and very scenic jour...
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