7pm rule

  • Removed user
    Participant
    52345 posts
    4 March 2012 at 7:25:48 #804975

    Hi – I was wondering if the 7pm rule applies to swiss pass.
    I am planning to travel from Milan to Montreux. The train leaves at 19:25, arriving montreux 22.23. If I use my swiss pass, does this count as full day or by 7pm rule, I can continue to use my pass the next day as well and still count it as day 1.

    Tashi

  • Annika
    Moderator
    7001 posts
    5 March 2012 at 12:16:24 #835054

    Hello tashi, and welcome! As far as I’m aware this rule doesn’t apply to your trip. That’s because the train you mention isn’t really an overnight train, but just a regular one riding in the evening. Moreover, the rule goes for some European flexi passes only. A regular Swiss Pass with consecutive days of validity is something different. Validity days are measured in dates (from 0:00 to 0:00). Your Swiss Pass is valid from the first day you use it for free traveling (even if it’s quite late) up to 05:00 am of the day following the last day of validity.

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