Switzerland by train

How to travel in Switzerland by train: information, connections, blog and travel reports. Help in our forum to buy train tickets.

Switzerland: Train tickets for Switzerland are best bought locally at a station. Online tickets are available for domestic routes and certain international connections. For international routes saver fares are available. Due to the high ticket prices are rail pass is a good option.

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Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.

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TRAIN COMPANY

BLS BLS AGBLT Baselland TransportBOB Berner Oberland-BahnBRB Brienz-Rothorn-BahnBSG Bielersee SchifffahrtCGT Compagnie Générale de Navigation sur le Lac LémanCJ Chemins de fer du JuraDFB Dampfbahn Furka-BergstreckeFART Ferrovie autolinee regionali ticinesiFB ForchbahnFLPT Ferrovia Lugano-Ponte TresaFW Frauenfeld-Wil-BahnGGB GornergratbahnHB HarderbahnJB JungfraubahnLEB Chemin de fer Lausanne-Echallens-BercherLNM Société de navigation sur les lacs de Neuchâtel et Morat S.A.LSMS Stechelberg - Schilthorn LTB Ligerz-Tessenberg-BahnLYRIA LyriaMBC Transports de la région Morges-Bière-CossonayMGB Matterhorn Gotthard BahnMIB Meiringen-Innertkirchen-BahnMOB Montreux-Oberland-BernoisMVR Transports Montreux-Vevey-RivieraNStCM Chemin de fer Nyon-Saint-Cergue-MorezOeBB Oensingen-Balsthal-BahnPB PilatusbahnRA RegionalpsRB Rigi BahnenRBS Regionalverkehr Bern-SolothurnRhB Rhätische BahnSBB Schweizerische BundesbahnenSGV AG Schifffahrtsgesellschaft des VierwaldstätterseesSMF Stöckalp - Melchsee - FruttSMtS St. Imier - Mont Soleil SOB SüdostbahnSSIF Società Subalpina di Imprese FerroviarieSthB Stanserhorn-Bahn SZU Sihltal Zürich Uetliberg BahnTHURBO THURBO AGTILO Treni Regionali Ticino LombardiaTMR Transports de Martigny et RégionsTPC Transports Publics du ChablaisTPF Transports publics fribourgeoisTRAVYS Transports Vallée de Joux - Yverdon-les-Bains - Ste-CroixTRN Transports Régionaux NeuchâteloisURh Schweizerische Schifffahrtsgesellschaft Untersee und RheinWAB WengernalpbahnWB WaldenburgerbahnWSB Wynental- und SuhrentalbahnZB ZentralbahnZSG Zürichsee-Schifffahrtsgesellschaft AG

CH Switzerland AT Austria

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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CH Switzerland CZ Czech Republic

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).

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CH Switzerland DE Germany

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.

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CH Switzerland ES Spain

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.

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CH Switzerland FR France

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.

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CH Switzerland HR Croatia

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).

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CH Switzerland HU Hungary

To travel by train from Switzerland to Hungary, you have a direct overnight train from Zurich to Budapest and one direct day train (Railjet).

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CH Switzerland IT Italy

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.

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CH Switzerland LI Liechtenstein

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.

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CH Switzerland MC Monaco

To travel by train from Switzerland to Monaco, your route is either via Italy (Ventimiglia and Milan) or via France (Nice).

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