Is 2nd class busy on Swiss trains in the summer

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Chanahpat
Chanahpat
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Jun 28, 2018 - 3:16 PM

During Summer how pack is the 2nd class carriages of the Swiss train. KIND REGDS. Patricia Chan

Lucas
Lucas
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Jun 28, 2018 - 4:10 PM in reply to Chanahpat

Hi Patricia,

It really depends on the route and time of day you are traveling. Some trains can get quite busy, but 1st class is always less crowded. If you want to avoid crowds as much as possible go with 1st class if it is within your budget. https://www.myswissalp s.com/train/practical/ 2nd1stclass

You can check expected occupancy on any train route on the Swiss railways timetable: https://www.myswissalp s.com/timetable - you'll see a column for occupancy rate. 3 red figures/men means very busy.

Last modified on Jun 28, 2018 - 4:11 PM by Lucas
bsrastogi72
bsrastogi72
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Jun 28, 2018 - 7:41 PM

Most of the time, it's pretty OK in 2nd class but at times you may have problem. Like Lucas said, it depends on time, day and route. SBB app is a really good way to check expected occupancy. 3 reds means very busy.

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