Aug 12, 2011 - 8:14 AM
Hi Tumtum. The Swiss Pass may be too expensive indeed, but I think you should consider the Swiss Card
. This provides a free trip from Zurich Airport to Interlaken and from Interlaken to the Swiss border on your way to Milan. Moreover, it offers a 50% discount on trips you want to make during your stay in Interlaken, such as the Jungfraujoch or Golden Pass trip. In all, this will be a lot cheaper than buying regular tickets. With a Swiss Card, you would only need a ticket from the Swiss border (Domodossola or Chiasso, depending on your connection) to Milan as the Swiss leg would be for free.
and the Golden Pass
are very different, so it's hard to compare them or tell which one's better. The Jungfraujoch is a railway station high up in the mountains, offering a great view of snow-capped mountains and glaciers. The Golden Pass is quite a long train route between Montreux in the south-western part of the country to Lucerne (or the other way around), crossing various landscapes. Just note that the Jungfraujoch should only be visited in clear weather, as that allows you to enjoy the view up there.
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