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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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Using Tell Pass and Saver Day Pass
Hello, I'm using the Tell Pass and also the Saver Day Pass on my travel to Switzerland. I'm also planning to use them on some urban public transportation (trams and buses) in cities such as Zürich, Lucerne, Basel and Bern. But on some of the cities, the trams and buses, and even the u...
Eurail Pass and Zermatt
Last year my husband and I purchased the Swiss "Flex" pass and traveled through Switzerland for 8 days. We especially loved Zermatt and want to go back again next December (2019). We are also thinking of taking the trains into France to explore the French alps, particularly Chamonix. Does anyone know...
Zurich airport to Interlaken
Family of four - We will only be in Switzerland for two days! The kids planned out this horrific European trip but really wanted to skydive and eat fondue! Looked throughout this forum and unfortunatley there was no who had a crazy schedule like us. We are arriving early December 24th (8:10 a.m....
Switzerland 28 Nov to 6 Dec 2018... Awesome!
First of all, thank you for this platform and thank you, Lucas, for answering my queries the first time I posted a thread a few months ago. Our vacation started in London first for four nights, then to Paris for four nights, and from Paris, we took the TGV Lyria train to Zurich. ...
Where is the Golden Pass line timetable?
Hi...Where can I find a Timetable in English for Golden Pass Line from Lucerne to Montreux? Can someone please post a link here? Thanks
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