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Dec 31, 2010 - 11:21 AM
Hello everyone, I desperately need your help and advice.

I am going to Zermatt on Monday for the first time, and need to arrange a train ticket from Zurich to Zermatt. I have found that the Swiss transfer ticket is the best option, but the websites that sell it talk about delivery times that are after I leave, and it being new years eve, there is no one in any of the offices.

Do I need the actual ticket, or is there any way to collect at the station? And if not, does anyone know what ticket I can buy that is as cheap as the transfer ticket, because it came in at around £80.

Please help, I'm really anxious about this trip now, the only reason I've left it this late is because my friend has only let me know these things today!
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expert &
Dec 31, 2010 - 2:33 PM
Hi and welcome to this forum!

The Swiss Transfer Ticket cannot be purchased in Switzerland, and shipping it on such short notice is indeed not possible. But you can purchase a regular ticket at the rail station, either through a ticketing machine or a service desk.

If you enter Switzerland via a CityNightLine night train, a cheaper option would be an 'Anschlussticket' (for sale in that train only).

I hope this helps . Enjoy your stay and happy New Year!

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