The best way to experience Switzerland.

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Arrival & Departure

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.

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
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

International trains to Switzerland

From Germany Deutsche BahnCityNightLine
From Austria Österreichische Bundesbahnen 
From Italy EuroCity Italia–Svizzera 
From France TGV Lyria 
From Spain Elipsos 
From the Netherlands NS International 
From Great Britain Eurostar