Planning to spend your vacation in Switzerland? If so you can already sit back and relax. Because your holiday starts even before you arrive in our country. Whether you are travelling here by plane or train, you will find that Switzerland – with its many international air and rail links – is so easy to reach. And once you set foot in our country, an excellent public transport system awaits you. Regular and reliable connections will speed you in safety and comfort to your holiday destination.
Arrival by air.
Swiss airports are efficiently integrated into the country's public transport network. Zurich and Geneva Airports have their own railway stations, with trains to the city centre leaving every few minutes. Transfer travel time is approximately 10 minutes. From Basel and Bern Airports, a bus service operates to the city centre. The airports in Zurich, Geneva and Basel operate a Rail Counter at which Swiss Travel System tickets and passes may be purchased. Your journey from and back to Swiss airports is included in the STS ticket.
Airport ZurichAirport GenevaAirport Basel Airport Bern
Arrival by rail.
Switzerland is located in the heart of Europe and linked to the continent's high-speed rail network. Travellers by train will find a range of excellent rail connections. Whether from neighbouring Austria, France, Germany or Italy, or from the Netherlands and Spain – international trains operate daily to Swiss cities. Most trains include a dining car, and/or bar and other services to enhance the travel experience.
Railway station plans
International trains to Switzerland