Rail ticket Zurich airport - Freiburg(Breisgau) Hb

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ShirleyY
ShirleyY
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Oct 5, 2016 - 2:24 PM

Hi

I plan to travel from Zurich airport to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hb in Germany. I have the swiss travel pass. Do I only need to buy the German sector from Basel Bad to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hb? Can i buy it online from bahn.com?

Do i need to leave the train at Basel Bad to scan ticket or I just need to have it with me in case of checks. What if I missed the train that I bought the tickets for, can I just take the next available one?

So glad to come across this forum. Thanks in advance for any help.

Sy

Arno
Arno
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Oct 5, 2016 - 2:52 PM

Hi Sy, welcome to MySwissAlps.com!

You got all of that right. The Swiss Travel Pass covers you to Basel Bad Bf (see the map), so no ticket required. You need a ticket from there to Freiburg. You can go to www.bahn.com//i/view/G BR/en/index.shtml, enter your trip and pick a ticket and train. Most trains allow you to optionally include a seat reservation. If you miss that train, your ticket is still valid for the next one, but the seat reservation isn't. The only exception would be a ticket that explicitly states it is only valid for one train, but I don't think they sell such tickets for Germany. You don't need to get off the train in Basel.

ShirleyY
ShirleyY
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Oct 11, 2016 - 10:19 AM in reply to Arno

Thanks Arno!

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