Half rail pass

Half rail pass

Share this page on Facebook Share this page on Google+ Share this page on Twitter Print this page
Create an account to receive an e-mail when someone replies to this thread
Posts: 2. This thread is closed.
LindsayML25
LindsayML25
1 post
new member
Jun 5, 2016 - 10:17 PM

Hello,

I'm visiting friends in Switzerland and they recommended purchasing a half pass rail ticket. I flyout tomorrow. Is this pass something I can purchase at the Geneva rail station?

Also I'm spending nine days in the Geneva area with friends. I'm considering spending an overnight in either Lausanne, Laveux, or Montreux - any low cost (I know that's not likely in Switzerland) hotels? Is it necessary to stay overnight there if I have free lodging in Geneva?

-Lindsay

Arno
Arno
9503 posts
expert &
moderator
Jun 6, 2016 - 6:41 AM

Hi Lindsay, welcome to MySwissAlps!

Your friends probably mean the 1-month Swiss Half Fare Card. It's too late to buy online now, so you'd best go to the train station at the airport to buy one. They will need to check your passport and collect some passenger data (name, birth date). The Lavaux area and Montreux can be reached from Geneva in about an hour, so you don't need to spend a night there. If you still like to book an hotel, please post in the Accommodation forum and provide some additional information about your requirements.

Enjoy your stay!

More about Swiss trains and rail passes

More on MySwissAlps.com

Swiss tips in your mailbox

Sign up to receive our newsletter and the latest forum messages. The best way to prepare for your trip!

Sign up

Get a customized itinerary for your trip

Let Swiss travel consultants create a customized itinerary. They will book your entire trip.

More
© MySwissAlps.com 2002-2017