This page was last updated by Arno
on 15 October 2023.
Must-knows about Swiss public transport
- The Swiss public transport system is among the best in the world. Nearly every location can be reached this way.
- The main town-to-town lines are serviced by trains. Buses, boats, and mountain routes complement the network.
- Navigating the stations is easy.
- The Swiss rail passes make traveling even more convenient.
- It’s easy to handle your luggage. If you have a lot of luggage, you can use transport services.
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Page author: ArnoI have visited Switzerland countless times since 1997. I've explored most of the country, but find myself staying in the Bernese Oberland and Graubünden most frequently. The alps and the rail network remain very impressive, even after all these years.