Which pass should i purchase ...Swiss pass or HFC

Which pass should i purchase ...Swiss pass or HFC

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shwetasngh
shwetasngh
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Jan 11, 2015 - 4:24 PM

Hi..I am coming 1st time to switzerland in february for 3 days with my husband and son...We plan to take the train from Paris to Interlaken/Lucerne on 10th Feb and then spend the next 3 days exploring the area...my tentative itinerary is

10th feb:-

From zurich travel to lucerne by train and in the evening enjoy cruise

11th feb:-

Mt titlis and late train to interlaken. check in at some hotel in interlaken

12th feb :-

train from interlaken to Grindelwald -the gateway to Jungfrau. Exploring Jungfrau

13th feb:-

Departure from zurich

Want ur guidance regd the pass I should take for the above itinerary...

Arno
Arno
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Jan 12, 2015 - 9:10 AM

Hi shwetasngh, welcome to MySwissAlps!

Two 3-day Swiss Travel Passes for you and your husband would work fine (assuming you travel to Zurich on the 12th). If your son is younger than 16 he can travel along for free. The pass covers the leg Basel - Lucerne for free, so you only need a ticket from Paris to Basel. All further trains, boats and buses are free as well, except for the leg Grindelwald - Jungfraujoch. You will get a 25% discount there. The Titlis cable car is discounted by 50%. As you are from India you can get the pass here, as well as the ticket to Paris. For further purchase options, please see the Price section of the Swiss Travel Pass page.

An alternative is the Swiss Half Fare Card. You could do the math to see if that works out cheaper for you.

Recommended hotels in Interlaken are listed here. Hotels near the airport in Zurich are listed here.

Have a great time!

Last modified on Jan 12, 2015 - 9:11 AM by Arno

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