Collecting a sbb ticket outside of switzerland

Collecting a sbb ticket outside of switzerland

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platonic5
platonic5
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Apr 16, 2010 - 8:45 AM
We are travelling and are trying to work out how to buy a milan to interlaken ticket from the SBB website to use, as the site says it needs to be picked from a swiss railway station or posted, posting is not an option.

Does anyone know if we can collect the tickets in Milan and if so where??

Cheers
Arno
Arno
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Apr 16, 2010 - 9:18 AM
Hi,

I think the ticket counter at the main rail station in Milan (Milano Centrale) should be able to sell these tickets without pre-booking them first. To be sure, I would suggest to call the customer centre of the Italian Railways.
platonic5
platonic5
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Apr 16, 2010 - 4:11 PM
Arno said: Hi,

I think the ticket counter at the main rail station in Milan (Milano Centrale) should be able to sell these tickets without pre-booking them first. To be sure, I would suggest to call the customer centre of the Italian Railways.


Thanks, I think they can be purchased at the time, but there are substantial savings buying from SBB online in advance. Tickets can be purchased online for say Milan to Interlaken, but the tickets need to be picked up within Switzerland. Sorta doesn't make sense and knowing how effiicent the Swiss are I think I must be missing something obvious.
Arno
Arno
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Apr 16, 2010 - 5:30 PM
I don't know of the option of ordering through the SBB and collecting the order abroad, but you can contact the SBB through e-mail to ask about it. Should you find out, I would appreciate it if you could post it here for other travellers.

Thanks and have a great trip!
platonic5
platonic5
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Apr 16, 2010 - 8:47 PM
Will do Arno,

have sent an email a few days ago but imagine with the volcano and everything they are probably a little busy. M
platonic5
platonic5
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Apr 17, 2010 - 4:14 AM
Final answer

We are sorry but it is not possible to print this ticket. You can onlypick up it on a Swiss rail station or post it on your home address.

If you can not do this you may buy a ticket at Milano till toSwitzerland and from Switzerland to Grindelwald one on a Swiss railstation

Kind regards

Swiss Federal Railways
Arno
Arno
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Apr 17, 2010 - 4:25 AM
Thanks for posting that!

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