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What type of train pass?

Louisiana
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What type of train pass?

We plan to arrive in Zurich and spend 3 nights there. Then take a train to Grindenwald and spend 3 nights there making day trips by train. Then we go to Geneva for 3 nights before flying home. Is there a single pass that would cover our transportation during these 9 days?

Thanks!

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1. Re: What type of train pass?

Cajunrag I am afraid the answer is no. The best advice is to check prices on the Swiss rail website www.sbb.ch/en the sites default is half fare so you need to do dummy bookings, just use any date and see if you can save any money. The best bet in saving money is the half fare pass, it is worth remembering that with the Swiss Pass you get most of the city transport included and any boat trips on the lakes you may choose to do.

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2. Re: What type of train pass?

Thanks so much!

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3. Re: What type of train pass?

Actually, a Swiss Card would probably help on the cost. It should work from Zurich to Grindelwald as a transfer ticket and then be a half fare card until you use it to travel from Grindelwald to Geneva. They are available on the Rick Steves website

www.ricksteves.com

Hope this helps.

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4. Re: What type of train pass?

Your travel costs between Zurich, Grindelwald and Geneva would be about the same with the Swiss Card and the 1 month Half Fare Card. However the advantage with the HFC is that you could also use this during your stays in Zurich and Geneva.

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