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The Bernina Express on its way from Switzerland to Italy.

Flowers along the Aare in Thun


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Cable car to Piz Nair


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Train near the Jungfrau


There are many ways to travel to and in Switzerland. About trains, cars, buses, boats, cable cars and the tickets you need.



The forum is the place to ask your questions, talk with other travelers and get the news about traveling to Switzerland.


Insider tips about the Swiss Alps

  • The weather varies by the season, day, time, location and especially altitude. You'd best dress in multiple thinner layers so you can adjust to the local circumstances.
  • The Swiss train system is safe, clean and easy to use. In most cases, it's a much better choice than a road trip.
  • Nearly all public transport can be found in one single online timetable.

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St. Gallen & Voralpen Express - from Zurich
Hi all, I made a last minute trip from Zurich to St. Gallen today and then on the Voralpen Express train to Arth-Goldau and back to Zurich. The Voralpen Express route runs from St. Gallen to Lucerne in about 2 hours and 15 minutes. You can see a picture of the route attached below...
Golden Pass Train and rail repair
I am bringing a group of 26 in May to Switzerland and they are telling me that the Golden Pass Train route from Lucerne to Zermatt is closed the day we are coming? Just curious on when it will reopen as we are very disappointed that we will not be on this train.
Finally decided on Swiss itinerary - advice please
First thank you everyone for getting me closer to this itinerary. I was so confused. Here is what I have so far: Should this be the plan?: Arrive to Rome June 9th- *Already got a hostel in Rome (2 nights). (the beehive) *Eurail Pass/ (4 day plus 1 free day promo) / 2 countr...
5 days hiking & sightseeing in Wengen in September
Hello to all! This website is a boon for travelers planning to visit Switzerland and I have made a plan for my 5 day Bernese Oberland visit in September, from the tips on this site. I will be based in Wengen. I am not an experienced hiker. My plan includes easy walks in the...
Lucerne or Interlaken as my base for 3 night trip?
Hi, would like to have your advice on how to plan my itinerary, I will arrive at Luzern 5am on 30 May, and will be in Switzerland until 2 June evening, 4d3n in total. I plan to visit mt titlis and luzern in one dAY. Grindelwald, lauterbrunen and murren in one day. Is this p...
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