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Swiss Pass/Flexi pass/Family card

Brisbane, Australia
posts: 36
Swiss Pass/Flexi pass/Family card


My plan to go through the following cities/towns during my 4 day stay in Switzerland- Zurich, Bern, Lucern,Interlaken,Lauterbrunnen valley, Wengen, Mannlichen and Jungfrau.

Transports we will be using are mainly trains between towns, one boat tour either in Interlaken or in Lucerne and one mountain Jungfrau.

Can you tell me which pass would be best suited. We are a family with one child under 5yrs.


Pune, India
Destination Expert
for Switzerland
posts: 1,743
1. Re: Swiss Pass/Flexi pass/Family card

Hi maxi_10,

i am afraid you will have to first work out an itinerary - with barely 4 days on hand,then check the fares for your journeys and then compare the total cost with either the Half Fare Card or Swiss Saver Pass,to find out the most economic.

The Swiss Pass has its plus points - free travel in most cities,some free museums ,lake cruises and some others, but on the Jungfraujoch trip Wengen onwards it gives a 25% discount whereas the HFC gives a 50% discount on all travel including Wengen to Jungfraujoch.

Hence,you are the best judge of your places to cover and sights to see and you alone can decide the best Card or Pass which suits your itinerary.

Your child travels free.

Check out all train schedules and fares here ( for calculations and itinerary planning ) -


Have fun.


Destination Expert
for Switzerland
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reviews: 132
2. Re: Swiss Pass/Flexi pass/Family card

IF you decide on a pass, don't have it sent to Oz -- you can buy it when you arrive here at any station. If they send it to you they will charge you extra!!

Brisbane, Australia
posts: 36
3. Re: Swiss Pass/Flexi pass/Family card

Thanks for that Hambagahle. I plan to buy the pass once i arrive at Zurich

4. Re: Swiss Pass/Flexi pass/Family card

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