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The Swiss Travel Pass is a popular option for tourists. It offers unlimited travel on the Swiss Travel System network, including trains, buses, and boats. It also provides free entry to numerous museums and discounts on mountain excursions.
The Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) operates an extensive train network that connects major cities, towns, and scenic destinations across Switzerland.
PostBus is the national bus service in Switzerland and offers comprehensive bus routes that connect various towns, villages, and mountain regions.
SBB Mobile: your personal travel companion. Simply swipe to connect your departure and arrival points on the touch timetable and start the relevant timetable search. You can store the destinations you use most often or even postal addresses in a tile with personal images to create your very own touch timetable.
Buy your ticket for anywhere in Switzerland in just two steps. You can benefit from great-value supersaver tickets and Saver Day Passes. Your travelcards on your SwissPass are applied.
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Public transport websites of major cities in Switzerland.
- Zurich ⇒ Zurich Public Transport
- Geneva ⇒ Transports Publics Genevois
- Basel ⇒ Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe
- Lausanne ⇒ Transports Publics Lausannois
- Bern ⇒ BERNMOBIL
- Lucerne ⇒ Verkehrsbetriebe Luzern
- Winterthur ⇒ Stadtbus Winterthur
- St. Gallen ⇒ Verkehrsbetriebe St. Gallen
- Lugano ⇒ Trasporti Pubblici Luganesi
- Biel/Bienne ⇒ Verkehrsbetriebe Biel
- Thun ⇒ STI Thun
- Köniz ⇒ BERNMOBIL
- La Chaux-de-Fonds ⇒ Transports Publics Neuchâtelois
- Schaffhausen ⇒ Verkehrsbetriebe Schaffhausen
- Fribourg ⇒ Transports Publics Fribourgeois
- Vernier ⇒ Transports Publics Genevois
- Sion ⇒ Transports Publics du Chablais
- Chur ⇒ Chur Bus
- Uster ⇒ Verkehrsbetriebe Zürichsee und Oberland
- Rapperswil-Jona ⇒ Verkehrsbetriebe Zürichsee und Oberland
PostBus is the national bus service in Switzerland and offers comprehensive bus routes that connect various towns, villages, and mountain regions. Each region in Switzerland has its own transport system, and regional websites provide detailed information about bus services
The Swiss Travel Pass, mentioned earlier, includes unlimited travel on buses, trains, and boats throughout Switzerland. It is a convenient option for tourists who plan to use buses extensively during their visit.
Bus timetables, routes, and ticket information can be found on the PostBus website or through regional transport websites. Bus tickets can be purchased directly from the bus driver or at designated ticket machines at bus stops. In some cases, it is also possible to buy tickets online or through mobile apps, depending on the region and bus operator.
FlixBus is a well-known long-distance bus operator, offering connections to various cities in Switzerland and other European destinations. + Eurolines,
The Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) operates an extensive train network that connects major cities, towns, and scenic destinations across Switzerland. The SBB website provides train timetables, ticket information, and online booking services. Switzerland’s regional and local train services complement the national rail network, providing convenient transportation to smaller towns and rural areas.
+ TGV Lyria • Deutsche Bahn • ÖBB • Italo
Panoramic Train Routes: Switzerland is famous for its scenic train routes that offer breathtaking views of the mountains, lakes, and picturesque landscapes. Some notable panoramic train routes include the Glacier Express, Bernina Express, GoldenPass Line, and Gotthard Panorama Express. These routes provide an immersive and unforgettable experience of Switzerland’s natural beauty.
⇒ Also сheck оut мore info: Rail travel in Switzerland (wikivoyage.org)
As Switzerland has probably the most well-developed public transportation system in the world, and the country’s airports are not that far apart anyway, there is very limited domestic air traffic.
Major international airports:
Almost all major European airlines fly to at least one Swiss airport.
Lake Geneva is one of Switzerland’s largest lakes and offers scenic boat cruises. Various companies operate boat services, allowing you to explore the beautiful lakeside towns, such as Geneva, Lausanne, Montreux, and Vevey. ⇒ cgn.ch
Lake Lucerne is another popular destination for boat cruises. Boat services operate throughout the year, providing breathtaking views of the lake, mountains, and charming towns like Lucerne, Vitznau, Weggis, and Brunnen.
Lake Zurich offers boat trips that showcase the picturesque shoreline and nearby attractions. Boat services connect Zurich with towns like Rapperswil, Meilen, and Küsnacht, providing an enjoyable way to explore the region. ⇒ zsg.ch
If you are a visitor to Switzerland, you can drive with a valid driving license from your home country for up to 12 months. Make sure to carry your driving license and any necessary International Driving Permit (IDP) with you.
The minimum age for driving a car in Switzerland is 18 years. However, rental car companies may have their own age restrictions, so check with the rental agency before making a reservation.
Here are some rental agencies in Switzerland where you can find information and make reservations for renting a car: Hertz • Europcar • Avis • Sixt • Thrifty • Enterprise • Alamo
⇒ Also сheck оut мore info: Driving in Switzerland (wikivoyage.org)