Right pass for 4 days in Lucerne area

Right pass for 4 days in Lucerne area

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SHisham
SHisham
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Jul 1, 2018 - 2:32 AM

Hello,

I have here the itinerary for my 4 days in Switzerland. I need help in deciding whether it would be best to use the Swiss Travel Pass over the Swiss Half Fare Card.

Day 1: Arrive in Zurich HB. Travel from Zurich to Luzern.

Day 2: Round trip to Mount Rigi.

Day 3: Round trip to Mount Pilatus.

Day 4: Travel from Luzern to Basel.

From my understanding after reading about the validity of the pass and after some calculations, I think it is more reasonable to buy the Travel Pass instead of the Half Fare Card since all the trips that I would need to make would be free. Can someone confirm this?

Also, my trip is very much focused in the Luzern area, can anyone recommend other things that I can put in my itinerary? Thank you very much!

rockoyster
rockoyster
3927 posts
expert
Jul 1, 2018 - 7:05 AM in reply to SHisham

Hello Shisham and Welcome to MySwissAlps,

I would get a 3-day Swiss Travel Pass and just buy a point to point ticket on day 1.

Pilatus (Kriens to Alpnachstad or vice verse) is discounted 50% with the Swiss travel Pass - not free.

For such a short itinerary you won't save much if anything whichever pass you choose.

Lucas
Lucas
8917 posts
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Jul 1, 2018 - 8:47 AM in reply to SHisham

Hi Shisham,

Along with the Swiss Travel Pass (https://www.myswissalp s.com/swisstravelpass/ validity) the Tell Pass is another option for you to consider: https://www.myswissalp s.com/tellpass/validit y (for the last 3 days as well).

Doing the math will tell you for sure: https://www.myswissalp s.com/train/ticketspas ses/practical/choosera ilpass

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