Jun 17, 2016 - 11:32 PM
I'm travelling to Switzerland with one other for two weeks at the beginning of July. We will be flying into Zurich, staying in Zermatt for the first week, Wengen for the second week and then heading back to Zurich to fly home (16 days overall).
We will be doing lots of hiking and would like to use the lifts and mountain railways to allow us to do some hikes further afield and higher up the mountains. Therefore, we were looking at getting a 3 day Peak Pass in Zermatt and a 3 day Jungfrau Travel Pass in Wengen. We will also be visiting Trümmelbach Falls from Wengen.
I am currently trying to figure out which rail pass is most suitable and would like some clarification about the Swiss Travel Pass Flex and Swiss Travel Pass Flex Combi. I have seen conflicting statements about whether the Flex can be used to get a discount on the Peak Pass and Jungfrau Travel Pass and whether you must use either of these passes on your Flex travel days. This will affect how many travel days we would need on our Flex pass. Furthermore, does the Flex Combi include the normal half fare card, which would allow you to purchase the discounted Peak and Jungfrau Travel passes if the normal Flex pass did not allow the discount.
At the moment I am leaning towards just getting a half fare card and paying for train journeys as we need them. My calculations seem to show this is the cheapest option and the information regarding the use Flex and Flex combi passes along with the lift passes is quite confusing.