Switzerland & Austria:
Swiss Official Timetable
Check railroad, funicular, cablecar, boat, and bus schedules online, with an
app, or in printed timetables.
Swiss train times
Our sample routings show just how compact Switzerland is, and how quickly you can
travel from city to city or city to resort.
Austrian Rail Passes
Save on train fares, and get a discount on bicycle rentals at 130+
Swiss Rail Passes
Save money on trains, postal buses, lake steamers, funiculars, cable cars, and
Zermatt's GGB takes you to Matterhorn views and mountain hotels.
It's high in elevation, popularity, and price. We tell you what makes it unique and how to
trim your ticket costs by up to 50%.
Besides the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB), many private regional railroads serve
locals and tourists.
Ride this narrow-gauge train to scenery and skiing in the Engadine, or from
Chur and St. Moritz to Italy.
Take "the world's slowest express train" on the scenic route between Zermatt
and Canton Graubünden, and pay only a reservation fee if you have a Swiss rail pass.
Wilhelm Tell Express
From May through late October, you can travel between Lucerne and Ticino (via
the Gotthard Tunnel) on a lake and mountain journey that includes a first-class
sightseeing train and a vintage paddlewheel steamboat.
Swiss Chocolate Train
Ride a vintage or modern excursion train from Montreux,
Switzerland to the Cailler-Nestlé chocolate factory at Broc, with a stop at the
medieval cheesemaking town of Gruyère along the
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Traveling by train?
Get free schedules, maps, and guides for 50+ European railroads.
(Residents of North and Central America can buy tickets and rail passes