Dec 3, 2017 - 8:53 AM
in reply to Mini28
Hi Mini28 and welcome to MySwissAlps!
The Swiss Travel Pass and Swiss Half Fare Card are valid only within Switzerland so those passes will get you as far as the Swiss border with Austria (Buchs SG). The rest of the trip would require a regular ticket bought here.
If you are planning on a fair bit of rail travel in countries other than Switzerland you may want to look at the Eurail Select Pass (which can cover multiple countries). With an overnight train you would also need to pay an extra charge if you want a bed.
I've taken the train to Budapest to Zurich multiple times (its a favourite city of mine) and taken both day trains and overnight trains - the overnight train is much simpler (just fall asleep and you awake at your destination!) unless you are eager to see the countryside.
If you are looking for tips on what to do and where to stay in your Swiss towns check out these links: Zermatt & Lauterbrunnen.
Last modified on Dec 3, 2017 - 8:56 AM by Lucas