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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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I asked a similar question in a previous thread but I can't find it so thanks for reading this over. Looking at cable car costs and I ran across this: Round trips with hike: 1. Wengen–Männlichen - 9.20 2. und ab Kl. Scheidegg–Wengen - 9.60 So #1 is a simple one way ticket to Mä...
Golden Pass
Hi There, My friend CJ posted previously, but I am trying to finalize the details. We have the following once we arrive into Zurich from Vienna on the morning of January 8th. 1) Zurich to St. Moritz (2 nights) - Intercity train to Chur, but then could we take the Bernina Express to St. Moritz. Otherwise, the bac...
Andermatt to Chur
Hello, I am planning my first trip to Europe for next month, January 2019. I am planning to travel from Paris to Zurich and on to the Glacier express from Andermatt to Chur after which I plan to head to Lucern to sleep overnight and travel onward to Milan. I have only allocated 2 days in Switzerland to tra...
Where to stay for the first time in Switzerland
Hello! My husband and I are planning a trip to Switzerland for the first time. We will arrive in Zurich on March 28 and we will leave out of Zurich on April 3. Our interests are... -skiing for beginners -beautiful views -riding on one of the panoramic trains -staying in a base...
I need a plan for 6 days in Grindelwald
Hey im going to stay for 6 days @ grindelwald I need a plan guys what can I do during this time places/villages to visit and activities Dates january 1 till 6 maybe till 7 So 6 _7 days
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