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Must knows about the Tell-Pass Summer

  • The pass covers traveling in Central Switzerland, around Lake Lucerne.
  • Within this region, it allows free unlimited traveling by all modes of transport.
  • This Tell-Pass is available for traveling in summer. In winter, there's a cheaper version with slightly different options.
Rigi Staffel train

The beautiful trip up to Mount Rigi is included in the Tell-Pass too.

About the Tell-Pass Summer

We'll start with a brief summary:

  • Free unlimited traveling for 2, 3, 4, 5 or 10 consecutive days in Central Switzerland, around Lake Lucerne.
  • Transport by train, bus, boat and into the mountains (cable cars, etc.) is free.
  • Discounts on attractions.
  • Available for 2nd class traveling only;
  • Available for traveling in summer (April 1 to October 31). There is a winter pass too.
  • Children travel along at a low fixed price, or for free.

The Tell-Pass Summer suits your plans if:

  • you have planned a lot of traveling in Central Switzerland only. You'll save money as point to point tickets are more expensive.
  • you prefer ticketless traveling. You don't need to get tickets for your trips.
  • your plans are not set in stone or you want to be flexible. The Tell-Pass Summer allows spontaneous trips at no extra cost.


Find prices and points of sale.



Check which resellers offer a discount on the pass.



Check where you can travel with the Tell-Pass Summer, and which attractions are included.



Learn how to use the Tell-Pass Summer once you are in Central Switzerland.



Even more information and tips about the Tell-Pass Summer.



How to choose the best rail pass, where to buy one, about seat reservations and much more.



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