All the Interrail Switzerland Pass facts from the experts

Interrail Switzerland Pass

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Must knows about the Interrail Switzerland Pass

  • Unlimited traveling on most trains throughout Switzerland;
  • No tickets required for trains and selected boats; just board and enjoy the ride;
  • Discounts on trips to selected mountain tops;
  • Children travel along for free.

A double deck S-bahn train at Rapperswil station.

The Interrail Switzerland Pass in short

  • Free unlimited traveling in Switzerland for 3, 4, 6 or 8 days within 1 month;
  • Most trains are free, some are discounted. Some boats are free, most are discounted;
  • Selected cable cars are discounted;
  • City transport and buses are not included;
  • Children up to 11 travel along for free (max. 2 children per adult). This applies to free routes, not to discounted routes.

The Interrail Switzerland Pass suits your holidays if:

  • you have planned a lot of traveling in Switzerland, and mainly by train. You'll save money as point to point tickets are more expensive;
  • you prefer ticketless traveling. You don't need to buy tickets for each trip;
  • your plans are not set in stone or you want to be flexible. The Interrail Switzerland Pass allows spontaneous trips at no extra cost;
  • you do not need a lot of transport services not covered by this pass. If you do, you best look into the Swiss Travel System passes;
  • you live in Europe (including Turkey and Russia), but not in Switzerland. If you do not live in Europe, a Eurail pass is a similar alternative.


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