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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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How to address off schedule Gornergrat train?
We are a family of four visiting Switzerland for ten days since 17 June. So far so good. Trains are always on schedule and reliable so we can make the travelling smooth and happy. However on today, we encountered something frustrating that we are asking for your help to pass the...
St. Moritz pass for cable car only
We are planning a trip to St. Moritz (staying in apartment) in the end of July. We are 6 people with a car, and we are interested in a pass for cable cars only, for 2-3 times, in St. moritz region. Is that something we can find somewhere? Thanks
Car rental in Geneva
I am thinking of renting an automatic car for one day in Geneva during my stay. We arrive on July 2nd and will rent a car on the 3rd to drive to Chamonix, Gruyere and Annecey or any other places that are close by and worth visiting. 1. Is it possible to rent a car from either the French or Swiss side at...
Need help to identify a location in a picture
Hello. I'm from Japan. I’d like to figure out the location in this picture. It looks like the handwriting on the bottom right corner tells the name of the place. Do these blurry letters match a name you are familiar with? This picture was painted by a Japanese woman (I can...
Thanks myswissalps and the entire team.
Just concluded a wonderful 8 days in Switzerland and all thanks to the lot of information and advice that I received from myswissalps. So I would like to list things that I did so it could help someone else . Day 1 Geneva airport in afternoon and shift to montreux stayed in hotel parc...
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