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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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best tickets to get for a family for just two days
considering trip to Interlocken and visiting mountains and mountain towns from there. We are a family of five: 2 adults, 16 yo, 14 yo, 11 yo. What is most affordable ticket option to get to mountain towns and potentially peaks for just a couple days? I found site tad confus...
How to get ticket:?
Traveling from Milan to lauterbrunnen by train in August. will have Swiss travel pass. Which web site do i purchase train ticket where it will not charge me for the entire train ride? I know I have to pay for the train in italy, but I read that you can just stay on the train to Lauterbrennen? But if I en...
Need Advice: Zurich to Geneva
Hey, I am planning a swiss trip in end of June (tentative 25th June onward). My base plan is to start from Zurich and end in Geneva. And I think the Golden Pass Route is best to take . So I plan to stay in Interlaken for 2/3 nights and do a day trip to Jungfrau then head to Montreux and then Ge...
Best train from Lugano to Zurich
Hi. I am a solo traveler travelling from Lake como to Zurich in July. I'm wondering which train is best for me. Do I catch the EC that comes from Milan or do I go to Lugano and catch the IC. Wondering if the EC might be already quite full when it gets to como and be more difficult to find a ...
Swiss Itinerary Planned- some advice needed
Hi everyone, I have been actively following this forum and found really useful information in planning my trip, so I would like to thank everyone for their suggestions. I have booked a trip to Switzerland with family(me, wife and daughter) from 25/05 to 02/06. A brief description ...
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