The Swiss Advantage

The Swiss. They Think of Everything.

Travel Light:  these services offer luggage delivery options for luggage-free travel.

Express Door-to-Door Flight Luggage to Switzerland is a service that allows travelers to send luggage directly from any air carrier in North America to their Swiss destination.

Express Door-to-Door Luggage assures same-day baggage delivery between your destinations within Switzerland, allowing traveling by train free of luggage.

Express Flight Luggage: Check your luggage for your flight from North America and have it delivered to selected Swiss rail stations. 

The Swiss Travel System Advantage

There are other rail passes that include travel in Switzerland such as the Eurail Global Pass. But did you know that the Swiss Travel Passes covering transportation on the entire Swiss Travel System cover more of Switzerland than a Eurail Pass that includes Switzerland? Below is a handy chart highlighting the most popular Swiss excursion benefits/discounts with a Swiss Travel Pass versus a Eurail Pass.

The Benefits of a Swiss Travel Pass Compared with Eurail Passes That Include Switzerland:

Mountain Top Excursion Swiss Travel Pass Swiss Half Fare Card EURAIL
Lucerne – Mt. Rigi free 50% 50%
Interlaken – Grindelwald/Lauterbrunnen/Wengen free 50% 25%
Braunwaldbahn (cable car) free 50% 0%
Engelberg – Mt. Titlis 50% 50% 25%
Stans – Mt. Stanserhorn free 50% 25%
Kriens – Mt. Pilatus 50% 50% 50%
Zermatt – Gornergrat 50% 50% 0%
Zermatt Bergbahnen 50% 50% 25%
Grindelwald First 50% 50% 25%
Mürren – Mt. Schilthorn free 50% 25%
Lugano – Mt. Bré 50% 50% 0%
Lugano – Mt. San Salvatore 50% 50% 0%
Brienz – Mt. Rothorn 50% 50% 0%
Glacier 3000 – Les Diablerets 50% 50% 0%
Wilderswil – Schynige Platte 50% 50% 25%
KleineScheidegg – Jungfraujoch 25% 50% 25%

Urban Public Transport Swiss Travel Pass
Half Fare Card Combi
Basel, Bern, Geneva, Lausanne, Lucerne, Lugano, Zurich and 83 city centers free 50% 0%

Swiss Transport Companies Swiss Travel Pass Half Fare Combi EURAIL
All Swiss PostBus routes Free1 50%1 0%
Zermatt – Brig – Disentis (MGB) portion of Glacier Express Free 50% Free
1on selected Swiss PostBus routes (for example Alpine passes) a surcharge is mandatory and not included in STS or Eurail tickets.

Remember, with a Swiss Pass you get a nationwide network of rail, bus and shipping routes such as:

    • Travel on all major rail and Post Bus routes free of charge
    • Travel on all public waterway services free of charge
    • Travel on all major urban public transport free of charge
    • Travel the famous Glacier Express, GoldenPass Line and all other panoramic routes free of charge (excluding reservation fees). You don’t get that with a Eurail product!