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SWITZERLAND-PARIS-AMSTERDAM

Dear EUROPE RAIL,

We a team of 7 people planning to visit ZURICH

09/12/2016 INDIA TO ZURICH BY FLIGHT

After coming to ZURICH we would like to go to LUCERNE for spending our weekend

09/12/2016 ZURICH TO LUCERNE

10/12/2016 STAY at LUCERNE

11/12/2016 STAY AT LUCERNE

12/12/2016 LUCERENE TO ZURICH BY TRAIN FOR BUSINEESS WORK

13/12/2016 STAY AT ZURICH

14/12/2016 STAY AT ZURICH

14/12/2016 EVENING ZURICH TO PARIS BY TRAIN

15/12/2016 STAY AT PARIS

16/12/2016 PARIS TO AMSTERDAM BY TRAIN

17/12/2016 STAY AT AMSTERDAM

18/12/2016 AMSTERDAM TO INDIA BY FLIGHT

SO KEEPING IN VIEW OF THE ABOVE PROGRAMME PLEASE ADVICE ME THE TRAIN TIMINGS,DISCOUNTED RAIL PASS ETC

OR ANY CHANGE IN OUR TOUR PL SUGGEST OR OFFER YOUR REMARKS,TO ENJOY SCENIC VIEW WE ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL FROM ZURICH TO PARIS AND PARIS TO AMSTERDAM IN THE DAYTIME.WAS IT OK.OR TO SAVE TIME WAS IT ADVICEBLE TO TRAVEL IN NIGHT?

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Rail Europe Posted 3 years ago

Hello Sir/Madam,

Thanks for the question.

May i know if you will be travelling any other places in Switzerland during the stay in Lucerne and Zurich, so I can assist you better.

Awaiting your reply!!!

Best Regards,

Amar, Rail Europe Travel Expert.

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Dear Sir,

We are planning to travel in and around of Lucerne and Zurich like

1.RHINE FALLS

2.ZURICH CITY

3.MOUNT PILATUS

4.JUNGFRAU JOCH MOUNTAIN

5.GENEVA CITY

AFTER THIS WE WILL GOT TO PARIS

THAN AMSTERDAM

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Hello Sir/Madam,

Thanks for the reply.

As you are travelling many places in Switzerland you can purchase the Swiss Travel Pass for your travel.

Swiss Pass Details –

Children below 16 years are free if accompanied by the at least one parent having a Swiss Pass. We issue a Swiss family card for children.

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 Pass you would get discounts on mountain excursions within Switzerland. These discounts can only be availed locally by showing your Swiss Pass to the ticketing office in Switzerland.

With a Swiss Travel Pass you can travel free on intercity trains within Switzerland. You will require compulsory seat reservations on Scenic trains.

To purchase the Swiss Travel Pass click "Here".

You can follow the bellow route to travel to Rhine fall:

- Zurich to Schaffhausen - You can travel free with the pass.

- Schaffhausen to Rhine Fall you will need to take local transport which you need to check locally.

You can follow the below route for Mt. Pilatus:

- Lucerne - Alpnachstad : Regional train, can travel with the Pass.

- Alpnachstad - Mount Pilatus : Mountain Train, tickets have to be booked locally.

You can follow the below route for your travel to Jungfraujoch.

- Interlaken – Grindelwald/ Lauterbrunnen – Jungfraujoch.

- Interlaken – Grindelwald/ Lauterbrunnen : Free with the Swiss Pass

- Grindelwald/ Lauterbrunnen– Jungfraujoch : Mountain Train/Cable Car ride, has to be booked locally. You will get a discount with the Swiss Travel Pass.

For your travel from Zurich to Paris you will receive pass holder discount, which is you need to purchase only seat reservation for your travel from Zurich to Paris on Direct TGV Lyria train.

In order to book seat reservations, please visit our website.

The pass seats can be reserved by clicking on “Seat Reservations” & 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.

For your travel from Paris to Amsterdam on Thalys train you will need to purchase point to point ticket. You can book the ticket as below:

In order to book tickets, please visit our website.

You would need to 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. You need to select the fare which is preferable to you and then add it to Cart. Once added, you need to mention the names of the passengers to make the payment on the next page.

Hope this helps!!!

Best Regards,

Amar, Rail Europe Travel Expert.

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