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The Bernina Express on its way from Switzerland to Italy.

Flowers along the Aare in Thun

WHERE TO GO

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Cable car to Piz Nair

WHAT TO DO

Viewing points, scenic train rides, boat trips, hiking. It's all here!

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Train near the Jungfrau

HOW TO TRAVEL

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

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

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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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How to choose the best rail pass

Learn how to pick the rail pass that best fits your plans.

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Swiss Travel Pass 8 Days vs Half Fare Card
Hi all, I've used the excel spreadsheet to compare between these 2 passes but in the end still can't decide which to buy. Seek your advice as my itinerary for December 2018 as below: Day 1 - From Zurich Airport to Lucerne directly. Will go Mount Titlis and overnight at Basel for Ch...
Travel through Switzerland via Golden Pass
We are planning our journey through Switzerland in April 2019 using the trains. We will arrive at Geneva airport and travel to Montreaux by bus on the day of arrival. Then take the Golden Pass scenic train to Interlaken for a 2 night stay at a hotel in Spiez to visit the surroundin...
Zurich -Bern - Wengen - Luzern - Zurich
We (3 adults) will be travelling to Switzerland in July 2019 spending 8 days in all. We will land at Zurich Airport and travel to Berne for the first night and remain there all day (Day 1). Late eveing we will transfer to Wengen for 3 nights (Day 2, 3 and 4). We plan to visit Jungfrau...
Trip report Grand Train Tour of Switzerland (6)
Hi Forum folks, here is part 6 of my trip to Switzerland Day 11: After awakening and seeing nothing but blue skies out the window, and after a nice breakfast downstairs, I grabbed the everywhere bag, water bottles and all, and headed to the station through the busy, bustling s...
Ticket purchase info Paris to Zermatt in mid Dec
Hi, I am a family of 4 with 2 children, age 7 and 12. We will be travelling from Paris to Zermatt on 16 Dec. We plan to use the Swiss Travel Pass/Family Pass (STP) for the journey. My queries are: 1. Should we travel on TGV Lyria from Paris to Geneva or Paris to Basel for the...
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