Swiss Travel Pass use when departing Switzerland

Swiss Travel Pass use when departing Switzerland

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Aug 10, 2018 - 3:30 AM

I will travel from Wengen to Stuttgart on the last day of my Swiss Travel Pass. The itinerary is Wengen - Lauterbrunnen - Interlaken Ost - Karlsruhe - Stuttgart.

How much of the trip is included in the Swiss Travel Pass? Does it include the Interlaken - Karlsruhe leg, or part of it? For example, does the pass pay for Interlaken-Basel, but not Basel - Karlsruhe? If so, how should I handle that - book in advance, and/or pay at the ticket counter in Wengen?

So - Should I book all or part of the trip in advance? Is it advisable or necessary to pre-book the German part?

Thanks for your help.

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Aug 10, 2018 - 5:38 AM in reply to Walsh016

Hi Walsh016 and welcome to MySwissAlps!

The Swiss Travel Pass just covers travel within Switzerland (check PDF map here: isstravelpass/validity)

So you'll need a ticket from Basel to Stuttgart. I would buy the ticket in advance, International tickets get more expensive typically, the closer to your departure date.

You can find retailers to buy that ticket from here: aintickets/germany

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