Swiss Travel Pass or another rail pass?

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Jun 12, 2018 - 7:55 AM

Good morning

I will be travelling to Switzerland early July and am finding the options for train travel a little overwhelming. If I can give you an idea of my planned itinerary would someone be able to give me an idea of which pass would be most suitable? Thanks

2 adults, daughter who will be 20, Son 16.

We will be flying into Zurich and over a 7 day period will stay in Zurich, Lucerne and Wengen doing all the usual touristy things. Will travel by train(no car)

What would be my best option?

Many thanks


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Jun 12, 2018 - 1:00 PM in reply to Citizenlane

Hi Citizenlane and welcome to MySwissAlps!

An 8 day Swiss Travel Pass is the simplest option for you. Your children both qualify for a Youth version at a reduced cost. https://www.myswissalp

The only way to know the cheapest option of rail pass for you, you have to plan out all your trips each day (train, bus, boat, cable car). Then compare the prices for regular tickets to the rail pass price (and which routes/mountains are free or discounted). Once you have that information you can read our page here on how to choose the best rail pass. There is a spreadsheet there to help with the math. :)
https://www.myswissalp ses/practical/choosera ilpass

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Jun 12, 2018 - 4:20 PM in reply to Lucas

Thanks Lucas for the prompt reply.

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