Can a child aged between 6 to 16 travel free?

Can a child aged between 6 to 16 travel free?

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sansliu
sansliu
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Jun 26, 2017 - 12:46 PM

Can a child aged 14 travel free with parent on trains and public transport? Or he needs to buy a ticket too? We are a family of 4 travelling together, most probably we will get a half fare card. Does the 14 year old child need to purchase a half fare card? Or we should buy him a junior card. We plan to stay in Switzerland for 7 days and will travel from Zurich to Luzern to Interlaken to Bern and then back to Zurich.

Thanks in advance for your advice

Arno
Arno
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Jun 26, 2017 - 3:36 PM

Hi Sansliu,

When you order a Swiss Half Fare Card you can order along the free Swiss Family Card. That gets you free traveling for the child. In the Swiss Railways webshop at www.swissrailways.com/ en, tick the "Family Card" box for the child. Pick "Online Ticket" as the delivery option so you get all the cards e-mailed and you can print them at home.

Another option is the Swiss Travel Pass. It also comes with the Swiss Family Card on request.

sansliu
sansliu
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Jun 27, 2017 - 4:56 AM in reply to Arno

Thanks Arno for your advice

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