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Old 09.04.2011, 00:47
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SBB Carnet?

Is it possible to get a multi-use point to point card? I travel from schaffhausen to zurich a lot. currently, i have a GA, but thought it might be cheaper to pay per ticket.

but i find the ticket machines inconvenient. if i could buy a 10 use card and validate as i use it, then this would be great.

i know they exist for tageskarte, but i wondered if i can get it for a specific route...
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Old 09.04.2011, 00:54
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Re: SBB Carnet?

SBB's pricing is a little strange at times. Point to Point passes are at times more expensive per year than a GA would cost ( currently around CHF10 a day )

http://mct.sbb.ch/mct/en/reisemarkt/...nnemente.htm?=

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Old 09.04.2011, 01:03
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Re: SBB Carnet?

It is called a Streckenabonnement and you can only buy it from the SBB counter, it's a 7 day pass between 2 defined stations.

It costs about 5 half price return tickets, so if you travel more, then it's worth buying one each week.
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Old 09.04.2011, 02:02
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Re: SBB Carnet?

to avoid confusion, i want something that i can validate on each use. e.g. say it has 10 credits. on monday, i go S->Z, i validate and use one up.

then on wednesday, i come back, i validate and use another. therefore 8 credits left.

at the moment, i can just buy singles, but it involves queuing for the machine/counter.
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Re: SBB Carnet?

Only the Mehrfarhtenkarte (MFK) comes to mind
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Exactly, buy a Mehrfahrkarte at SBB counter, maybe buy 3 or 4 as they have a long shelf life.
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Old 09.04.2011, 12:25
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Thanks. That was exactly what I was after!

Does anyone know if there is an equivalent for zurich zone 10 day card?
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Old 09.04.2011, 12:35
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Re: SBB Carnet?

You could trsy looking in the Public Transport Thread with all its links - then the rest of us could go out and enjoy the sunshine.
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at the moment, i can just buy singles, but it involves queuing for the machine/counter.
To avoid this you can buy tickets on the SBB website and print them at home. This is what I do as the machines can be less than intuitive at times/are sometimes out of order/ sometimes taken up for long periods of time by the confused.
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Thanks. That was exactly what I was after!

Does anyone know if there is an equivalent for zurich zone 10 day card?
yes, jus ask for a zone 10 MFK at the SBB counter

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Re: SBB Carnet?

when you got a halbtaxabo , the prices come down a lot(50%), even for mehrfartenkarten
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