How to travel in Switzerland by train: information, connections, blog and travel reports. Help in our forum to buy train tickets.
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Frequent train connections available between Switzerland and Austria, also by night train. Buy your train tickets via the given booking links.
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To travel by train from Switzerland to the Czech Republic, the most comfortable option is by direct night train from Zurich to Prague. Otherwise it is a longer trip either via Germany (Stuttgart/Nuremberg/Munich) or via Austria (Innsbruck/Linz).
Buy your tickets directly from DB (German Railways) via our partner link. Very attractive advance fares (Sparpreis Europa) available.
As train travel within Switzerland is quite expensive the advance fares which DB offers from many destinations in Switzerland are a very good deal.
To travel by train from Switzerland to Spain, you have several routes you can use. Either from Switzerland via Paris, via Mulhouse and Lyon or Geneva to Barcelona. Please have a look at the booking links we offer, there the best options will show up and you find ticket prices and schedules.
From Barcelona continue to your destination. If it is not possible to book your ticket in one step from Switzerland, add a second ticket for Spain via Renfe.
There are several direct high-speed-trains available between Switzerland and France. Book your train ticket via one of the given links. As earlier you book, as cheaper the ticket prices are.
If you want to travel from Switzerland to Croatia by train, buy your train ticket via one of the given booking links or locally at a train station in Switzerland.
There is one daily night train available from Zurich (Switzerland) to Zagreb (Croatia).
To travel by train from Switzerland to Hungary, you have a direct overnight train from Zurich to Budapest and one direct day train (Railjet).
There are frequent connections from Switzerland to Milan (Italy) for which you buy your first ticket (of course it depends on your full travel route). In Milan you change to your final destination (second ticket).
Instead of the direct route from Switzerland to Italy, you can also have a very scenic trip. Read therefore our blog.
To travel by train from Switzerland to Liechtenstein, you have to use a local train from Buchs SG (Switzerland). The railway line is operated by Austrian railways ÖBB. The station name for Vaduz (Liechtenstein) is Schaan-Vaduz.
To travel by train from Switzerland to Monaco, your route is either via Italy (Ventimiglia and Milan) or via France (Nice).