With the Swiss Travel Pass, you can travel throughout Switzerland on public transport without any restrictions. But maybe you have some questions before you start your trip? In this article we explain in five steps how to choose, buy, activate and use your Swiss Travel Pass.
Are you interested in travelling through Switzerland by public transport and discovering the most beautiful places of the country? If so, then the Swiss Travel Pass is your best buddy in the whole wide world.
Your can find a detailed explanation of what this pass includes and what you can use it for in our Swiss Travel Pass article.
But right here, we explain to you in five easy steps how to choose the right Swiss Travel Pass, where to buy it, how to activate it and how to use it. This will ensure that nothing stands in the way between you and your trip through Switzerland.
The Swiss Travel Pass is available in different versions and at different prices. With the "regular" Swiss Travel Pass you can travel for 3, 4, 6, 8 or 15 consecutive days. With the Swiss Travel Pass Flex, on the other hand, you can travel through Switzerland for 3, 4, 6, 8 or 15 flexible days of your choice. However, you must use up the pass within 30 days.
So the first step is to decide which pass is right for you. To make this decision, we highly recommend that you first read this article about the Swiss Travel Pass.
Once you've decided on your appropriate travel companion, the question is where to buy it.
Good news: We offer both passes directly here at Swiss Activities, so you can take care of this step right away. Simply select the starting date, the desired duration and the class. You will then be redirected to an input field where you can fill in all the passenger data.
We're often asked the question if you need to activate your Swiss Travel Pass. The answer is simple.
Yes and no..
You don't have to activate the regular Swiss Travel Pass. It is valid from the date you chose when you purchase it. So you don't need to do anything else but bring along the PDF that you receive from us after booking.
The Swiss Travel Pass Flex, on the other hand, must be activated on the days you want to use it. To do this, complete the following steps:
If you travel by public transport in Switzerland, the SBB app is an absolute must-have. Download it from either the App Store or the Google Play Store. You'll be perfectly equipped to find your timetables and to plan your journey.
Now you're ready to travel through Switzerland with your Swiss Travel Pass. You can show your ticket either as an e-ticket, in printed form or via your cell phone. The following points are important for the use of your pass:
We hope you'll enjoy your journey through Switzerland with your Swiss Travel Pass.