You can travel via Innsbruck (Austria) or Zernez (Switzerland). The latter takes more changes and a bus between Mals and Zernez, the rest of it is trains. You'd be traveling in Switzerland for most of that route, so maximizing the usage of your pass. The Swiss Travel Pass Flex includes traveling from Mals to Zurich airport. For schedules, please see the timetable.
Either way it takes about 7 hours. If you don't need to do this in one day, it's a good opportunity to explore the Engadine.
You said, "The Swiss Travel Pass Flex includes traveling from Mals to Zurich airport" Explain? I assume you meant that "if" I had planned well and still had a travel day left on my Pass...right?
Sure, you do need a travel day. There is no free traveling nor discounts if you are not using a travel day. In that case you need a regular point to point ticket.
I am having a hard time finding Mals location? Is it in Italy? Do you know if I have to take a euro italian train to get there from Bolzano or is it only a bus? Italy Train does not recognize the name even using what I think is place Malle Venosta? Appreciate your help...thanks so much.
The Italian name is Malles Venosta. You can find it on the Swiss Travel Pass Flex map. Detailed schedules can be found in the timetable I referred to in my first post. It's easier to use than the Italian sites. If you have trouble finding the details then please let me know your travel date.
Aha ! I found it. This time difference sort of adds to the delay and confusion for me. For instance as I post this it's around 8pm over there and I assume the forum is not monitored at nite. So when you come back on line I will be in bed...so we get one good exchange every other day. I have my Swiss itinerary pretty much set now and want your feedback on a Travel Pass but will do a new post so these do not get mixed up. Thanks.
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