• More Questions about the Swiss Pass

    … in Switzerland? Second, I have viewed the map for the routes where the Swiss Pass is usable, however some details are not able too be seen. Is there a route map with zoom in and zoom out functions? Thirdly, is there a departure/arrival time tables for the boats that we can use the Swiss Pass (2012-03-14)

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    · Answered · 1 reply
    • … for purchase locally, but we do not have information about what those would be or the cost. You can purchase the Swiss Pass by clicking here: http://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets … /switzerland/map.html. Unlike other rail passes, the Swiss Pass is unique in that doesn't only cover the ticket costs … (2012-03-15)
  • Entering travel dates for 2 for 1 Swiss Pass

    I would like to purchase two sets of 2 for 1 Swiss Passes for my upcoming trip. I want to use one set for 25-28 May and one set for 29-31 May. Do I enter these dates somewhere during the purchase process? (2012-05-07)

    Products: Rail Pass

    Tags: 2 for 1 swiss pass, dates for pass, swiss pass

    · Answered · 1 reply
    • The Swiss Spring 2 for 1 Promotion is valid for travel from April 1 – May 31, 2012. You will not need to enter the dates during the booking process. Please note that the pass must be purchased prior to May 22 if booked online. (2012-05-07)
  • If the 'Saver' rate for the Swiss Pass will no longer be offered in 2015, can I purchase the rate now & still use it within the next 6 months?

    The Swiss Saver Pass (2 people travelling together) will be discontinued in 2015. If I buy it before the end of the year, will I be able to activate it within 6 months - in June, 2015? (2014-12-10)

    Products: Swiss Travel Pass

    Tags: swiss pass, switzerland

    · Answered · 1 reply
    • Thank you for your question, Nessa. Yes, if you purchase the Swiss Pass at the Saver rate before the end of this year, you will be able to validate for use at any point within the 6 months that follows. (2014-12-10)
  • Planning trip from Milan to Lucerne with a Swiss Pass & taking the train from Milan to Lugano. Can we buy Swiss pass at Lugano station?

    Planning a trip from Milan to Lucerne with Swiss pass. will take the regular train from Milan to Lugano, and start using Swiss Pass from Lugano. Do we need purchase the Swiss Pass in advanced or we can easily buy it at Lugano station? (2015-01-16)

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    · Answered · 17 replies
    • … , entering the route, and indicating that you'll be traveling with a Swiss Travel Pass when you're prompted. However, there may currently be an error on our site preventing … to cover you from Milan to Chiasso at the border. The Swiss Travel Pass would then be valid to cover the portion of the route … (2015-01-19)
    • … . Actually after I wrote my question here I realized that we should start using our Swiss Pass from Chiasso, which would be the best. Our plan is take train … .com? I tried to put 2 adults and 2 children's names at Swiss Pass online shop, but at the end it only showed 2 … (2015-01-19)
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  • Zurich Airport-Lucerne (and Mt Pilatus), Lucerne-Geneva (Old Town & the Parcs & Residences Tour), Geneva-Lausanne (boat to castle Chillon), Lausanne-Lucerne, Lucerne-Zurich Airport. Is the Swiss Pass appropriate?

    … trip to castle Chillon and evening train back to Lucerne, Lucerne to ZRH airport on day 4. Is Swiss pass purchase and use appropriate for this itinerary? Please respond (2015-04-28)

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    Tags: … and residences tour, pilatus, pilatus kulm, sgv, schifffahrtsgesellschaft des vierwaldstättersees, swiss travel pass, switzerland, zurich airport, zurich …

    · Answered · 2 replies
    • … for this itinerary would work out to be slightly less expensive than the rail pass. However, the Swiss Travel Pass covers the boat to Chillon … excursion. Considering this, I would just recommend getting the Swiss Travel Pass, though you are certainly welcome to check regular ticket … (2015-04-30)
  • Swiss Pass and Austria Travel

    swiss pass (for 8 days) - probably an epass. We will be in Austria for about 5 days as well. Can you tell me if travel that originates in Austria (such as Salzburg) end ends in Switzerland (such as Lucerne or Interlaken) would be covered by the Swiss Pass, or would we need to use an Austria … (2015-05-23)

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    • … , that does not mean that you'd actually get off the train there. With this ticket and the Swiss Travel Pass, you would remain on the train until it arrives to Zurich … from Zurich to Bern and Bern to Interlaken, so the Swiss Travel Pass is once again all you'd need to board. For planning purposes, you can just check … (2015-05-26)
    • … the time to respond so well to my inquiry. Since the time I asked this last question, we have purchased both a Swiss Rail Pass and an Austria Rail … some lines are either 50% or 25% discounted with our Swiss rail pass. Are reservations highly recommended to get to Gimmelwald … (2015-05-27)
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  • Paris-Geneva-Zermatt-Jungfraujoch-Ruinaulta-Zurich (with day-trips to the Rhine Falls & Lake Lucerne). What is the difference between Swiss Pass, Swiss Saver Pass, and Swiss Flexi Pass?

    … and may need transportation while we are there. What is the difference between the three? Some of the locations we wish to visit may not be near the train stations. How can I find out the list of transportation options that the Swiss pass offers … (2016-01-14)

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    Tags: … , geneva to visp, geneva to zermatt, golden pass, goldenpass, ilanz, interlaken, jungfrau, jungfraujoch … , reichenau-tamins, rhaetian railways, rhine falls, ruinaulta, schaffhausen, swiss grand canyon, swiss travel pass, switzerland, tgv …

    · Answered · 2 replies
    • … for all your trips would far exceed the cost of a rail pass. If you get the 'Swiss Travel Pass', you would still have to purchase regular tickets … on the 'GoldenPass' trains from Interlaken to Lucerne, but they are not necessary. The 'Swiss Travel Pass' is all you'd need to board one of these trains, as well as the connecting trains … (2016-01-15)
  • Zurich to Interlaken, visit to Jungfraujoch & Lucerne before returning to Zurich. Benefits of Swiss Pass?

    I am planning to travel from Zurich to Interlaken. Visit to Jungfrau and Lucerne before returning Zürich. How can the Swiss pass help me? (2018-02-20)

    Tags: … , lucerne, lucerne to interlaken, lucerne to zurich, swiss transfer ticket, switzerland, zurich, zurich …

    · Answered · 4 replies · 2
    • … purchase the Swiss Travel Pass (instead of the Swiss Transfer Ticket), it would cover all the same trains between Zurich and Interlaken … , you would click here: http://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-pass-5934 For the discounted 'Jungfraujoch Top of Europe' ticket, you would call … (2018-02-21)
    • So in nutshell using Swiss pass would be more economical? (2018-02-22)
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  • Is it worth getting the Swiss pass if not traveling on continuous days?

    … with a friend in the fall. Rick Steves recommended the Swiss pass so was looking into that. We will be there for about a week so looks like if we got that we would get the 8 day continuous … , in which case it would be 3 train rides. With that, is it still worth it to get Swiss pass, or better off to get the train tickets separately … (2018-07-15)

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    Tags: bern, bern to interlaken, berner oberland, bernese oberland, golden pass, goldenpass, interlaken, interlaken to lucerne, lucerne, lucerne to zurich, switzerland, zurich, zurich to bern

    · Answered · 6 replies
    • … here: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-pass-5934. In Switzerland, it is generally the case that reservations are not necessary, so there is nothing else you'd need to purchase … hours in duration. On these trains, reservations are possible but not necessary. Therefore, if you'll have the Swiss Travel Pass, then that would be all you'd need to board. If you do want reservations for a train from Interlaken … (2018-07-17)
    • … the 4 day 'flexi' option of the Swiss Travel Pass. This option would allow you 4 days … . There is also a 3 day flexi option of the Swiss Travel Pass, which would be for 3 days of rail travel … within a longer time frame (in the case of the Swiss Travel Pass, that longer time is 1 month … (2018-07-17)
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  • Is the Swiss Pass best option for Zurich, Lucerne, Bern, Montreux, Geneva, & Basel?

    … planning on purchasing the Swiss pass online traveling for 12 days to Zurich, Lucerne, Bern, Montreaux,Geneva, Basel … (2015-05-01)

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    Tags: basel, bern, bern to montreux, geneva, geneva to basel, lucerne, lucerne to bern, montreux, montreux to geneva, swiss travel pass, switzerland, zurich, zurich to lucerne, luggage, point-to-point, luggage on trains

    · Answered · 1 reply
    • … , and another search for trains from Geneva to Basel. The Swiss Travel Pass is also unique from other rail passes in that it can be issued … , you would not have to validate it once you're in Europe. If you opt to purchase the Swiss Travel Pass and request that it be issued as a paper document … (2015-05-01)
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