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Swiss one day pass

I have some friends visiting me from Paris and they want to have a full one day trip in Swiss (Geneva - Zermatt - Lugano - lucerne - geneva)

I checked the SBB website and only find 4 Days Swiss pass

Is there any "one day pass" and how much its cost?
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Old 05.06.2011, 10:03
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Re: Swiss one day pass

4 days is correct however you might want to consider this:

http://www.sbb.ch/en/travelcards-and...-day-card.html

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The 9 o'clock travelpass and the class upgrade from 9 a.m. are valid for one year from the date of purchase.

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4 days is correct however you might want to consider this:

http://www.sbb.ch/en/travelcards-and...-day-card.html

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The 9 o'clock travelpass and the class upgrade from 9 a.m. are valid for one year from the date of purchase.
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Great

9 o'clock card is what I need

Thank you so much jrspet
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I have some friends visiting me from Paris and they want to have a full one day trip in Swiss (Geneva - Zermatt - Lugano - lucerne - geneva)

I checked the SBB website and only find 4 Days Swiss pass

Is there any "one day pass" and how much its cost?
You mean you want to visit all these cities in one day? Not really worth it. You will spend most of your day in the train.
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You mean you want to visit all these cities in one day? Not really worth it. You will spend most of your day in the train.
Absolutely. The route would take 15 hours on the train with about 40 minutes at Zermatt and 15 at Lugano and Lucerne.

You need to change the route or extend this to 3 days
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Re: Swiss one day pass

The one day Rail Pass sold by your Gemeinde for about CHF 35 is much cheaper than the SBB ticket. You need to reserve it as they sell out quickly, especially during school holidays.
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Re: Swiss one day pass

The OP, being abroad, will have to get the Gemeinde Tageskarte from someone local for a predetermined date, hence why I did not suggest it.
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Absolutely. The route would take 15 hours on the train with about 40 minutes at Zermatt and 15 at Lugano and Lucerne.

You need to change the route or extend this to 3 days
I also thought this on first reading - but maybe that's the intention - "see Switzerland in a day" ...... thru' a train window.

Not my idea of fun - but each to their own. With enough eating and drinking, it won't really matter, if it's dark by the end of the journey.
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You mean you want to visit all these cities in one day? Not really worth it. You will spend most of your day in the train.
Yes you are write I manged to extended the period to 3 nights and they agreed


first day
Geneve - Tash - Zermatt

Second Day
Zermatt - Lugano


and they are considering to take the wilam tell express for the 3ed day to lucerne

I told them in order to buy the one day pass they must buy the swiss half fare card

I but all options in-front of them and then they will decide

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Yes you are write I manged to extended the period to 3 nights and they agreed


first day
Geneve - Tash - Zermatt

Second Day
Zermatt - Lugano


and they are considering to take the wilam tell express for the 3ed day to lucerne

I told them in order to buy the one day pass they must buy the swiss half fare card

I but all options in-front of them and then they will decide

Thank you gata
No probs. Still a lot to see though but better that one day. Have fun
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Re: Swiss one day pass

I am sure that it will be a much better trip spread over three days. It may be cheaper to get a four-day Swiss Pass in that case.

You may also wish to consider the Golden Pass Panorama train from Lucerne to Montreux. Try to reserve one of the front seats on this train
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4 days is correct however you might want to consider this:

http://www.sbb.ch/en/travelcards-and...-day-card.html
No good for foreign guests, you need to have a Halbtax Card to use those.

Multiple Gemeindetageskarten or a "Swiss Pass" for several days are the choices.
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Re: Swiss one day pass

He might already have a Halbtax card, or if not, can order one even though he is in Saudi Arabia. Alternatively, like in his previous thread, he can get a rail pass ( or make an arrangement with a member or two on here for a Tageskarte ).

Travellers from Eastern Europe are smart and fortunate - they avoid high prices of rail passes etc. by getting a SCIC-NRT routing ticket - Geneva to Lugano routing ticket for one month with many stops in between, for less than EUR70 ( even less with a Railplus card - but this is off topic ).
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