EXPLAINED: How to find cheap train tickets in Switzerland

EXPLAINED: How to find cheap train tickets in Switzerland

Switzerland’s train network is up there with the world’s best, but can of course be a little pricey. Here’s how to save money on train travel in Switzerland.

Rail services to remain disrupted in Switzerland in the coming days
Switzerland

Rail services to remain disrupted in Switzerland in the coming days

Where can you travel by international train from Switzerland this Christmas?
Switzerland

Where can you travel by international train from Switzerland this Christmas?

Swiss railways releases new time table: Here’s what changes in 2021
Switzerland

Swiss railways releases new time table: Here’s what changes in 2021

UPDATE: Cross-border train service between Switzerland and Italy to continue running

UPDATE: Cross-border train service between Switzerland and Italy to continue running

Train connections between Switzerland and France set to increase in December
Switzerland

Train connections between Switzerland and France set to increase in December

How do Covid-19 restrictions impact public transport in Switzerland?
Switzerland

How do Covid-19 restrictions impact public transport in Switzerland?

Train links between Switzerland and Paris to be reduced

Train links between Switzerland and Paris to be reduced

Switzerland to expand night train links to Rome, Barcelona and Amsterdam

Switzerland to expand night train links to Rome, Barcelona and Amsterdam

The cheapest way to travel by train in Switzerland
Switzerland

The cheapest way to travel by train in Switzerland

What you need to know about the restart of train services in Switzerland
Switzerland

What you need to know about the restart of train services in Switzerland

Security officers to patrol Swiss trains with guns
Switzerland

Security officers to patrol Swiss trains with guns

Coronavirus in Switzerland: What are the safety guidelines to follow if you take a train?
Switzerland

Coronavirus in Switzerland: What are the safety guidelines to follow if you take a train?

12 hurt as train hits buffer at Lucerne rail station
Switzerland

12 hurt as train hits buffer at Lucerne rail station

Swiss train passengers left confused after Google fails to update timetables
Switzerland

Swiss train passengers left confused after Google fails to update timetables

How the Swiss take to the trains more than any other European nation
Switzerland

How the Swiss take to the trains more than any other European nation

Swiss railways reveals plans for more train services to European destinations
Switzerland

Swiss railways reveals plans for more train services to European destinations

How the new Léman Express train link will ease Geneva’s traffic woes
Switzerland

How the new Léman Express train link will ease Geneva’s traffic woes

Swiss train ticketing shake-up: Passengers to be automatically charged lowest price
Switzerland

Swiss train ticketing shake-up: Passengers to be automatically charged lowest price

Here’s how Swiss rail is planning to tackle late services
Switzerland

Here’s how Swiss rail is planning to tackle late services

Holders of Swiss GA travelcard to get up to 100 francs in credit
Switzerland

Holders of Swiss GA travelcard to get up to 100 francs in credit

‘Distracted’ Swiss train drivers run red signals in record numbers
Switzerland

‘Distracted’ Swiss train drivers run red signals in record numbers

SBB finds problems with Swiss train doors after deadly accident
Switzerland

SBB finds problems with Swiss train doors after deadly accident

At last: Zurich’s main train station goes ‘smoke free’
Switzerland

At last: Zurich’s main train station goes ‘smoke free’

Geneva’s new regional cross-border trains to run all night on weekend
Switzerland

Geneva’s new regional cross-border trains to run all night on weekend

Swiss train etiquette: What annoys passengers the most in Switzerland
Switzerland

Swiss train etiquette: What annoys passengers the most in Switzerland

What you need to know about taking a night train from Switzerland
Switzerland

What you need to know about taking a night train from Switzerland

How to get your hands on a real Swiss train
Switzerland

How to get your hands on a real Swiss train

Readers reveal: How Switzerland could improve its public transport system
Switzerland

Readers reveal: How Switzerland could improve its public transport system

Switzerland’s SBB under fire after late trains skip stations to make up time
Switzerland

Switzerland’s SBB under fire after late trains skip stations to make up time

Swiss train stations start to go ‘smoke free’
Switzerland

Swiss train stations start to go ‘smoke free’

SBB launches free internet trial on long-distance trains
Switzerland

SBB launches free internet trial on long-distance trains

Delay for partial smoking ban at Swiss train stations
Switzerland

Delay for partial smoking ban at Swiss train stations

Passengers forced off jam-packed Zurich-bound train over safety concerns
Switzerland

Passengers forced off jam-packed Zurich-bound train over safety concerns

Leaked document reveals plans to hike price of Swiss GA travelcard
Switzerland

Leaked document reveals plans to hike price of Swiss GA travelcard

Here’s how the Swiss train timetable changes in 2020
Switzerland

Here’s how the Swiss train timetable changes in 2020

Switzerland’s SBB suspends ‘neo-Nazi’ transport police officer
Switzerland

Switzerland’s SBB suspends ‘neo-Nazi’ transport police officer

SBB makes it easier to buy cheap international train tickets
Switzerland

SBB makes it easier to buy cheap international train tickets

Swiss fare dodgers to go on national electronic register
Switzerland

Swiss fare dodgers to go on national electronic register

All holders of Swiss Half Fare travelcard to get 15 francs credit
Switzerland

All holders of Swiss Half Fare travelcard to get 15 francs credit

Swiss trains ‘should have third class travel option’
Switzerland

Swiss trains ‘should have third class travel option’

What you need to know about the new Swiss ‘seven25’ youth travelcard
Switzerland

What you need to know about the new Swiss ‘seven25’ youth travelcard

IN PICTURES: Switzerland’s double-decker trains get a facelift
Switzerland

IN PICTURES: Switzerland’s double-decker trains get a facelift

‘Full refunds could be possible on seriously late services’: Swiss train boss
Switzerland

‘Full refunds could be possible on seriously late services’: Swiss train boss

Switzerland’s SBB sets sights on hi-tech flying taxi service 
Switzerland

Switzerland’s SBB sets sights on hi-tech flying taxi service 

Swiss train stations to go partially smoke-free
Switzerland

Swiss train stations to go partially smoke-free

Glance around Switzerland: ‘Swiss Brexit’ back on, people too ‘stupid’ for bins, spider art stolen and SBB double deckers
Switzerland

Glance around Switzerland: ‘Swiss Brexit’ back on, people too ‘stupid’ for bins, spider art stolen and SBB double deckers

SBB sends customer bill for 0.00 Swiss francs
Switzerland

SBB sends customer bill for 0.00 Swiss francs

SBB to benefit from 12-billion franc injection
Switzerland

SBB to benefit from 12-billion franc injection

SBB to introduce free internet from 2019
Switzerland

SBB to introduce free internet from 2019

Swiss transport minister snapped sitting on steps of crowded train
Switzerland

Swiss transport minister snapped sitting on steps of crowded train

Swiss long-distance trains to have free internet by December 2019
Switzerland

Swiss long-distance trains to have free internet by December 2019

Swiss public transport ‘good value for money’: report
Switzerland

Swiss public transport ‘good value for money’: report

Swiss trains trial electronic version of SwissPass
Switzerland

Swiss trains trial electronic version of SwissPass

World’s hippest fashion brand honours regional Swiss trains with 735-franc hoodie
Switzerland

World’s hippest fashion brand honours regional Swiss trains with 735-franc hoodie

Green light for controversial Eiger Express cable car link
Switzerland

Green light for controversial Eiger Express cable car link

Switzerland has the best railways in Europe: survey
Switzerland

Switzerland has the best railways in Europe: survey

SBB rules out free Wi-Fi for Swiss trains
Switzerland

SBB rules out free Wi-Fi for Swiss trains

Swiss train prices will NOT go up in 2019
Switzerland

Swiss train prices will NOT go up in 2019

Is this a final farewell for the women behind Swiss train announcements?
Switzerland

Is this a final farewell for the women behind Swiss train announcements?

SBB announces price cuts after increasing profit
Switzerland

SBB announces price cuts after increasing profit

Politician fights against smoking ban on Swiss rail station platforms
Switzerland

Politician fights against smoking ban on Swiss rail station platforms

SBB fights new low-cost bus lines with saver fares
Switzerland

SBB fights new low-cost bus lines with saver fares

SBB offers free festive train trip to those spending Christmas alone
Switzerland

SBB offers free festive train trip to those spending Christmas alone

SBB to test out a total smoking ban in stations
Switzerland

SBB to test out a total smoking ban in stations

SBB plans new speedy connection between Zurich and Milan
Switzerland

SBB plans new speedy connection between Zurich and Milan

SBB pilots new rail pass including use of an e-bike
Switzerland

SBB pilots new rail pass including use of an e-bike

Switzerland’s new high speed train unveiled
Switzerland

Switzerland’s new high speed train unveiled

Bern rail station’s billion-franc expansion gets go ahead
Switzerland

Bern rail station’s billion-franc expansion gets go ahead

Swiss train drivers to get chocolate as reward for being precise
Switzerland

Swiss train drivers to get chocolate as reward for being precise

SBB remains most punctual train company in Europe
Switzerland

SBB remains most punctual train company in Europe

World’s longest tunnel prepares for first scheduled services
Switzerland

World’s longest tunnel prepares for first scheduled services

Swiss MPs ‘shouldn’t get free first-class travel’
Switzerland

Swiss MPs ‘shouldn’t get free first-class travel’

Redeveloped Oerlikon station opens to commuters – and shoppers
Switzerland

Redeveloped Oerlikon station opens to commuters – and shoppers

SBB pilots new annual pass – costing 12,200 francs
Switzerland

SBB pilots new annual pass – costing 12,200 francs

SBB to save millions by closing first-class lounges
Switzerland

SBB to save millions by closing first-class lounges

Bern station gets traffic lights – for pedestrians
Switzerland

Bern station gets traffic lights – for pedestrians

Swiss are most frequent train travellers in Europe
Switzerland

Swiss are most frequent train travellers in Europe

Swiss trains pilot ticketless fare system
Switzerland

Swiss trains pilot ticketless fare system

SBB caves in over rail card passenger data
Switzerland

SBB caves in over rail card passenger data

Swastika poster removed from Swiss rail stations
Switzerland

Swastika poster removed from Swiss rail stations

Half-fare card rail users to get ten-franc break
Switzerland

Half-fare card rail users to get ten-franc break

Rail passengers face delays due to freeze-up
Switzerland

Rail passengers face delays due to freeze-up

Zurich station told to yank pathways for blind
Switzerland

Zurich station told to yank pathways for blind

Underground Geneva train station plans agreed
Switzerland

Underground Geneva train station plans agreed

SBB to slash 900 jobs in major cost-cutting plan
Switzerland

SBB to slash 900 jobs in major cost-cutting plan

‘Zero tolerance’ rail punctuality plan tested
Switzerland

‘Zero tolerance’ rail punctuality plan tested

‘Marseille’ scam comes to Zurich train station
Switzerland

‘Marseille’ scam comes to Zurich train station

Ski resorts balk at SwissPass charges
Switzerland

Ski resorts balk at SwissPass charges

Rail operator launches online shopping service
Switzerland

Rail operator launches online shopping service

Iconic Swiss train heads to Swedish museum
Switzerland

Iconic Swiss train heads to Swedish museum

New SwissPass could lead to job cuts: union
Switzerland

New SwissPass could lead to job cuts: union

Switzerland to launch new ‘smart’ railcards
Switzerland

Switzerland to launch new ‘smart’ railcards

Bombardier and SBB unveil double-deck train
Switzerland

Bombardier and SBB unveil double-deck train

Rail timetable changes biggest in decade
Switzerland

Rail timetable changes biggest in decade

Railways rely on sheep to ‘mow’ grass by tracks
Switzerland

Railways rely on sheep to ‘mow’ grass by tracks

Swiss Federal Railways tackle suicide taboo
Switzerland

Swiss Federal Railways tackle suicide taboo

SBB wants to attract part-time female workers
Switzerland

SBB wants to attract part-time female workers

SBB moots free coffee for off-peak train users
Switzerland

SBB moots free coffee for off-peak train users

Gotthard base tunnel set to open in two years
Switzerland

Gotthard base tunnel set to open in two years

Lyria expands Lausanne-Paris TGV service
Switzerland

Lyria expands Lausanne-Paris TGV service

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Switzerland

Transport scofflaws face being listed on registry

Zurich’s new rail line runs ‘without a hitch’
Switzerland

Zurich’s new rail line runs ‘without a hitch’

Swiss railways pass million-passenger mark
Switzerland

Swiss railways pass million-passenger mark

Iconic Swiss train station clocks lose second hand
Switzerland

Iconic Swiss train station clocks lose second hand

Bombardier seeks cash in Swiss train ‘debacle’
Switzerland

Bombardier seeks cash in Swiss train ‘debacle’

Delays dog Swiss passenger train delivery
Switzerland

Delays dog Swiss passenger train delivery

Starbucks and SBB launch first train cafés
Switzerland

Starbucks and SBB launch first train cafés

Motorist killed after Eurocity train hits car
Switzerland

Motorist killed after Eurocity train hits car

Passengers to stand on Basel regional trains
Switzerland

Passengers to stand on Basel regional trains

New Swiss Alps tunnel set to transform Europe’s rail links
Switzerland

New Swiss Alps tunnel set to transform Europe’s rail links

Three mystery train stations set for free Wi-Fi
Switzerland

Three mystery train stations set for free Wi-Fi

Train drivers sound horns for dead colleague
Switzerland

Train drivers sound horns for dead colleague

No passengers trapped in Swiss train wreck: police
Switzerland

No passengers trapped in Swiss train wreck: police

Railways boss denies safety problems
Switzerland

Railways boss denies safety problems

Football fans halt train to swim in Lake Geneva
Switzerland

Football fans halt train to swim in Lake Geneva

Swiss locomotives to get energy-efficiency boost
Switzerland

Swiss locomotives to get energy-efficiency boost

Swiss Railways loses millions from fake bills
Switzerland

Swiss Railways loses millions from fake bills

MPs favour VAT increase to finance rail works
Switzerland

MPs favour VAT increase to finance rail works

Driver of Bern-Zurich train passes out
Switzerland

Driver of Bern-Zurich train passes out

Federal Railways guides commuters to seats
Switzerland

Federal Railways guides commuters to seats

SBB warns rail upgrades mean timetable changes
Switzerland

SBB warns rail upgrades mean timetable changes

Bomb threat disrupts Swiss-Italian rail traffic
Switzerland

Bomb threat disrupts Swiss-Italian rail traffic

Free internet planned for Swiss train stations
Switzerland

Free internet planned for Swiss train stations

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Switzerland

Landslides disrupt Swiss passenger rail traffic

Tourists warned about rising baggage thefts on Swiss trains
Switzerland

Tourists warned about rising baggage thefts on Swiss trains

Seventeen injured in Schaffhausen train crash
Switzerland

Seventeen injured in Schaffhausen train crash

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Switzerland

Landslide closes Saint Gotthard rail line

Apple pays Swiss rail millions to end clock row: report
Switzerland

Apple pays Swiss rail millions to end clock row: report

Rail police officer shoots himself in foot
Switzerland

Rail police officer shoots himself in foot

Buses to replace most regional trains: plan
Switzerland

Buses to replace most regional trains: plan

Swiss rail firm agrees clock deal with Apple
Switzerland

Swiss rail firm agrees clock deal with Apple

Apple to meet Swiss rail firm over clock dispute
Switzerland

Apple to meet Swiss rail firm over clock dispute

Tourism drop hits Swiss rail passenger count
Switzerland

Tourism drop hits Swiss rail passenger count

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Switzerland

Two injured in Swiss passenger train collision

Seat squatters on Swiss trains will face fines
Switzerland

Seat squatters on Swiss trains will face fines

Sleepy passenger causes Swiss train chaos
Switzerland

Sleepy passenger causes Swiss train chaos

Sex toys found on Swiss trains for sale
Switzerland

Sex toys found on Swiss trains for sale

On-board train ticket sales reprieved
Switzerland

On-board train ticket sales reprieved

SBB seeks to slash Zurich-Bern travel time
Switzerland

SBB seeks to slash Zurich-Bern travel time

Hooligans to be banned from Swiss trains
Switzerland

Hooligans to be banned from Swiss trains

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Switzerland

Swiss railway police to carry guns

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Switzerland

Excrement and urine shower Zurich tunnel workers

Swiss Railways offers bonus to fill staff void
Switzerland

Swiss Railways offers bonus to fill staff void

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Switzerland

Rail staff given shelter from excrement shower

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Switzerland

Postal worker survives nightmare train accident

Swiss railways declare war on littering
Switzerland

Swiss railways declare war on littering

Seven fun facts about Switzerland’s famous train station clocks
Switzerland

Seven fun facts about Switzerland’s famous train station clocks

Glance around Switzerland: Swiss Guards on the run, SBB taken to court, 111th birthday and angry neighbours
Switzerland

Glance around Switzerland: Swiss Guards on the run, SBB taken to court, 111th birthday and angry neighbours

Glance around Switzerland: anti-refugee comments, fake meat, sports deaths and major SBB repairs
Switzerland

Glance around Switzerland: anti-refugee comments, fake meat, sports deaths and major SBB repairs

French rail strike to hit Swiss-bound trains
Switzerland

French rail strike to hit Swiss-bound trains

Cows lure bull away from railway line in Chur
Switzerland

Cows lure bull away from railway line in Chur