• 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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    · Answered · 7 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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  • What is the difference between a Swiss Pass & a Swiss E-Pass? We want to ride the GoldenPass on our way.

    … 28. We would like to ride the Golden Pass from Murren to Lucerne on our way to Germany. I want to purchase a Swiss pass but I do not know what the difference … epass. Is the Swiss pass or epass the best purchase or would we be better off purchasing the regional pass? Thanks! Cindy (2015-05-14)

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    • … travel in Italy or Germany. The regular Swiss Travel Pass is issued as a physical document that would have to be shipped … the 8 day consecutive version of the Swiss Travel Pass, then you would be entitled to unlimited travel within that time … by clicking here: http://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/swiss-pass/index.html. Please note, Mürren … (2015-05-15)
  • What is the best pass for Paris, Montreux, Interlaken, Lucerne, & Zurich? Are the Golden Pass & Chocolate Train included in the price of a Eurail France-Switzerland Pass or a Swiss Pass?

    … , Switzerland. Then to Interlaken, Lucerne and Zurich. I was wondering what the best pass to get would be? Also, is the GoldenPass and Chocolate Train included in the price of the France-Switzerland Pass or the Swiss Pass (2012-10-07)

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    · Answered · 4 replies
    • … Eurail France-Switzerland or a Swiss Pass would both be valid to cover the GoldenPass and the Chocolate Train. However, the best … from Lausanne to Montreux don't even accept reservations, so the rail pass is all you would need to board. While you're in Montreux, you would do the excursion on the Chocolate Train … (2014-12-04)
  • Copenhagen to Munich, Munich to Geneva, & Geneva to Dover. Can we purchase the Swiss Pass?

    Hi We are traveling in Europe this fall. From Copenhagen to Munich Sept 24, and then Munich to Geneva Switzerland Oct 2nd and then from Geneva to Dover on Oct 6th. Can we just purchase the Swiss pass for 2 at $562 .00 Nick (2014-11-26)

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    · Answered · 3 replies
    • … Nick. The itinerary you laid out would take you through several different countries, so a Swiss Pass would not be sufficient to cover your travels. When selecting … would take you through France en route, and Britain is not able to be included on any rail pass with countries on the mainland continent of Europe). A connection … (2014-11-26)
  • What is the best way to get from Zurich to Ramstein? I will have a Swiss Pass, but what should I purchase for travel from Ramstein in Germany to the Czech Republic, Croatia, Slovenia, & Austria?

    … spend some time in Zurich with a Swiss Pass. Then I want to travel to visit friend at Ramstein. I want to also travel from Ramstein to do some sightseeing … , Croatia, Slovania and Austria. Is there a rail pass that will work for this trip or do I need to purchase several passes. I will be traveling for 45 days … (2015-08-26)

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    Tags: … -slovenia, czech republic, eurail select pass, germany, kaiserslautern to ramstein, mannheim to kaiserslautern, pass and reservations, slovenia, swiss travel pass, switzerland, zurich to mannheim, zurich to ramstein, bern, bern to ostermundigen, ostermundigen …

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    • … after we arrive in Europe - or at the train station? I will be getting a Swiss pass for our first 2 weeks and then we will be moving on to these other countries. I wanted to experience the Swiss Pass before I purchased a second one. I had planned to rent a car and drive because I thought … (2015-08-27)
    • … and then once in Kaiserslautern. Of the trains comprising of this connection, reservations would only be recommended on the segment from Zurich to Mannheim. The 'Swiss Travel Pass' and the 'Eurail Select … (2015-08-26)
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  • With a Swiss Pass, do we need reservations for Glacier Express from Brig to Zermatt much prior?

    … we are 3 people 2adults and 1 child travelling to swiss..we are planning to do Glacier express with swiss 8days … to Zermatt..also are there any gud deals for swiss pass for all 3 of us like family pass? they are ask8ng for a fee of 55$per person wen v are trying to reserve online..but as of my knowledge with swiss pass we need nit pay anu extra cost … (2016-09-05)

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    Tags: brig, brig to zermatt, glacier express, swiss travel pass, switzerland, zermatt

    · Answered · 1 reply
    • … train and reservations would not be required in addition to your Swiss Travel Pass. In fact, the regional trains don't even accept … here: https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/swiss-pass/index.html. I'm sorry, however, there is no such thing as a "family" discount … (2016-09-08)
  • Does the Swiss Pass include in its price the Schaffhausen-Constance boat trip?

    (2014-08-04)

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    · Answered · 1 reply
    • Hi Sandro, A Swiss Pass does cover the Untersee-Rhein (URh) boat services on the river Rhine between Constance and Schaffhausen. You would purchase the Swiss Pass here: http://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/swiss-pass/index.html. (2014-08-05)
  • Swiss pass and Paris Pass or Eurail pass?

    … ill be in switzerland for 7 nights and 3n 4 days in paris should i go for 8 day swiss pass and 3 days paris … for 10 days ? Also does the eurail pass act as the swiss pass? like are there any discounts on mt. Excursions … (2015-05-22)

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    • … , boats, and public transportation, as well as your trains). The Swiss Travel Pass also allows for entry to over 480 museums … by clicking here: http://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/swiss-pass/index.html. To view the bonuses … on our website. With regard to the various mountain excursion passes, a Swiss Travel Pass would generally provide for a 50% discount … (2015-05-27)
  • Bus or Boat travel counted as a travel day with Swiss Pass?

    … the first day on a train, get off and stay in a town for 3 days. The pass describes that most boats and most all public buses are included … 2 and boat on day 3, then get on another train on day 4. Did we just use 4 of our 5 Swiss Flexi pass (2013-07-01)

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    · Answered · 4 replies
    • … Chozyt, If you have a Swiss pass, you can use the pass on the same day on any transportation that is free and it will still only use that one day on your pass. So you could take the train from Geneva to Lausanne then the boat across the lake, and then take in a museum … (2014-06-16)
    • … days of travel on your 5 day Swiss Flexi Pass. Any bonus that is free would use up a day of travel on a Swiss Flexi Pass. Therefore, if you use your pass to take a boat that the pass completely covers, it would require the use of a travel day on the pass. A discounted bonus would have to fall within the validity period … (2013-07-02)
  • Does the swiss pass cover the dragon mountain (mt pilatus) of luzern?

    (2012-04-29)

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    Tags: dragon mountain, lucerne, luzern, mount pilatus, mt pilatus, pilatus, swiss pass, alpnachstad, kriens

    · Answered · 1 reply
    • … Richard, For a trip up Mount Pilatus, the Swiss Pass does cover the steamer from Lucerne to Alpnachstad … down to Kriens. Once you have descended by cable car back down to Kriens, you would then use your Swiss Pass to board a bus back to Lucerne. To be covered … (2012-04-30)
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