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Landing in Zurich Airport- Lauterbrunnen-Paris-London

Hi RailEurope,

1) Me and my wife will be travelling to Zurich from which we will be staying in Lauterbrunnen.

2) We are likely to travel to Lauterbrunnen from Zurich via rail.

3)For the days we are in Switzerland, we are likely to visit Interlaken, Bern, Jungfrau etc.

4) From Lauterbrunnen we will travel to Paris

5) After Paris, we'll take a train to London

Will a Euro Rail pass be better or should we get a by country rail pass?

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Rail Europe Posted 3 years ago

Hello Zahiruddin,

Thank you for your question

For your travel in Switzerland, I suggest you purchase a Swiss Travel Pass.

With a Swiss Travel Pass you can travel free within Switzerland on the STS (Swiss Travel System) network on trains, buses and boats. Also with a Swiss Travel Pass you would get discounts on mountain excursions within Switzerland. This discounts can only be availed locally by showing your Swiss Pass to the ticketing office in Switzerland.

With a Swiss Pass you can travel free within Switzerland on the regional and Intercity trains.

Reservations are mandatory on high-speed trains, night trains, scenic trains and border crossing trains.

With a Pass the seat reservations will be offered at discounted fares (Pass holder fares).

The pass seats can be reserved by clicking on "Seat Reservation“ & feed in the Departure city and the Arrival city along with the travel date and preferred time & the number of passengers (Senior, adults, youth and children), and then click on “search tickets”. Once you do so, you would find the schedules along with the fares.

Please click on the “Fare Details” tab to view details regarding the type of fare, type of seat, whether a reservation is included or not and the After Sales Policy.

Hope this helps!!!

Regards,

Cijie, Rail Europe Travel Expert

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