Breathe in the mountain air
If you’re planning on travelling in Switzerland, there are 2 passes to choose from; a Swiss Travel Pass or an Interrail Switzerland pass. Your pass will allow you to fully explore Switzerland at your own pace.
|Mountain excursions||Swiss Travel Pass||Interrail|
|Lucerne – Mt. Rigi||free||50%|
|Stans – Mt. Stanserhorn||50%||50%|
|Kriens – Mt. Pilatus||50%||30%|
|Alpnachstad – Mt. Pilatus||50%||30%|
|Engelberg – Mt. Titlis||50%||-|
|Zermatt – Gornergrat||50%||-|
|Interlaken – Harder Kulm||50%||-|
|Mürren – Mt. Schilthorn||50%||-|
|Lugano – Mt. Bré||50%||-|
|Lugano – Mt. San Salvatore||50%||-|
|Brienz – Mt. Rothorn||50%||-|
|Glacier 3000 – Les Diablerets||50%||-|
|Rochers-de-Naye Montreux - Haut-de-Caux||free||50%|
|Haut-de-Caux – Rochers-de-Naye||50%||50%|
|Wilderswil – Schynige Platte||free||-|
|Interlaken – Grindelwald/ Lauterbrunnen/Wengen||free||-|
|Grindelwald/Wengen – Kleine Scheidegg – Jungfraujoch||25%||-|
|Linthal – Braunwald (cable car)||free||-|
|Urban public transport||Swiss Travel Pass||Interrail|
|Public transport network in more than 75 cities, e.g. Basle, Berne, Geneva, Lausanne, Lucerne, Lugano, Zurich||free||-|
|Swiss transport companies||Swiss Travel Pass||Interrail|
|All Swiss PostBus routes||free||-|
An Interrail Switzerland pass allows you to choose between 3, 4, 6, or 8 days of travel within a 1-month period. You’ll have the flexibility to use your travel days as you choose during that month – either one after the other or spread throughout the month.
|Duration||1 ST CLASS||2 ND CLASS|
|3 days within 1 month (Flexi)||£145||£0||£116||£130||£109||£0||£82||£98|
|4 days in 1 month (Flexi)||£182||£0||£147||£164||£137||£0||£101||£123|
|6 days in 1 month (Flexi)||£243||£0||£195||£219||£183||£0||£132||£165|
|8 days in 1 month (Flexi)||£294||£0||£235||£265||£220||£0||£165||£198|
The Swiss Travel Pass is available with consecutive or flexi options. A continuous pass entitles you to unlimited travel on 3, 4, 8 or 15 consecutive days on national and most private rail networks in Switzerland, including most of the legendary scenic routes and the public transportation systems in 41 Swiss cities. A Swiss Travel Pass Flexi allows for unlimited rail travel for 3, 4, 8 or 15 days within 1 month on national and most private rail networks in Switzerland, also including most of the legendary scenic routes and the public transportation systems in 41 Swiss cities. Scenic trains include:
Swiss Transfer Ticket: 1 free roundtrip to anywhere in Switzerland. The trip must start and end at the Swiss border or at any Swiss airport. Each trip needs to be completed by the end of the day and has to be as direct as possible.
Swiss Family Card: this is free with any of the passes listed in the table, and allows free travel for children under 16, acommpanied by their parents, and discounted travel for any other children.
|Product name||Duration||Std class||1st class|
|Pass||Youth Pass(1)||Pass||Youth Pass(1)|
|Swiss Travel Pass||3 days||£150||£128||£240||£204|
|Swiss Travel Pass Flex||3 days in 1 month||£171||£145||£273||£233|
|4 days in 1 month||£205||£174||£328||£278|
|8 days in 1 month||£291||£248||£465||£395|
|15 days in 1 month||£346||£294||£553||£470|
|Swiss Transfer Ticket||£101||£162|
|Swiss Family Card||-||Free with all products above|
|Children||-||Children aged 6-15 years pay half the adult fare when travelling without a parent (or travel for free with Family Card). Children under 6 yrs travel for free if no seat reservation is required.|
|(1) Swiss Youth pass: for those aged between 16 and 25 years inclusive.|
Seat reservations are generally not required to travel in Switzerland, unless you are travelling on scenic trains, such as the Glacier Express, Bernina Express and Chocolate Train. If you would like to book a seat reservation to guarantee your travel on a specific train, simply check the Seat Reservation box and search for your journey.
You must be a European or Russian Confederation citizen to travel on an Interrail Pass. Passes are also also available for non-European citizens who officially live in one of the European countries and can prove this by residence documents issued by the government.