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Must knows about the Tell-Pass Winter

  • The pass covers traveling in Central Switzerland, around Lake Lucerne.
  • Within this region, it allows free unlimited traveling by all modes of transport.
  • This Tell-Pass is available for traveling in winter. There's another pass for the summer.
Mount Rigi in Winter

The journey to Mount Rigi ​is free with the Tell-Pass.

About the Tell-Pass Winter

A brief summary:

  • Free unlimited traveling for 2, 3, 4, 5 or 10 consecutive days in Central Switzerland, around Lake Lucerne.
  • Transport by train, bus, boat and into the mountains (cable cars, etc.) is free;
  • Discounts on various attractions.
  • Available for 2nd class traveling only.
  • Available for traveling in fall/winter (November 1 to March 31). There is a Summer pass too;
  • Children travel along at a low fixed price, or for free.

The Tell-Pass Winter suits your plans if:

  • you have planned a lot of traveling in Central Switzerland only. You'll save money as point to point tickets are more expensive.
  • you prefer ticketless traveling. You don't need to get tickets for your trips.
  • your plans are not set in stone or you want to be flexible. The Tell-Pass Winter allows spontaneous trips at no extra cost.


Find prices and retailers.



Check which retailers offer a discount on the pass.



Check where you can travel with the Tell-Pass Winter, and which attractions are included.



Learn how to use the Tell-Pass Winter once you are in Central Switzerland.



Even more information and tips about the Tell-Pass Winter.



How to choose the best rail pass, where to buy one, about seat reservations and much more.



Is something not clear yet? Just post your questions to the Swiss rail forum and get a quick answer.


Insider tips about the Tell-Pass Winter

  • Many mountain trips are included for free. For example: Pilatus, Rigi and Titlis;
  • Unlimited boat trips on Lake Lucerne are included as well;
  • You'll get discounts on various attractions, e.g. the glass factory Glasi in Hergiswil.
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