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The Bernina Express on its way from Switzerland to Italy.

Flowers along the Aare in Thun

WHERE TO GO

Find out what town or region appeals to you most.

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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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At the forum

Swiss Travel Pass vs Jungfrau
Hi Team, Firstly, I would like to give a big shout out to the team behind MySwissAlps. This is an amazing forum, easy to navigate and full of tonnes of useful information for travelers. Kudos ! and Loads of love all the way from India. Although, for a first time traveler, I was able to get a fa...
trip planning for july 2019
hi i am an Indian. me and my family plan to tour Switzerland in July 2019. we are a mixed age group ranging from 62 to 27. what i have loosely planned is as below - arrive at lausanne by tgv from paris. take a car/train to zermatt for 2N. in zermatt - i would love to go to kein matterhorn, then t...
Not able to buy September Swiss Train Tickets
I cannot book Swiss train tickets in advance for September travel yet,,but I can book for 30 days out.. Can someone tell me how many months we must wait to purchase for Train Tickets for September travel ?
Swiss Rail Pass Comparison Spreadsheet
Hi all, Have booked all accommodation except first and last nights when we fly in and out of Zurich for our 5 week trip in May/June. Now to check our rail pass options. Have loaded the spreadsheet with our itinerary, including day excursions. Finding it difficult to get ticket prices f...
Time Between Trains
In reviewing the train schedules, I see that timing between trains can be a little as 2 minutes. We will be travelling with pull luggage but will not be familiar with the train system. Will we have enough time between train?
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