Skip to the content.

Public transport

Refugees from Ukraine can use Swiss public transport for free until the end of May :fire:

Since 1st March, Ukrainian refugees have been able to use public transport for free to travel to their destinations in Switzerland or to travel through the country. The validity of the Alliance SwissPass is now being extended to all domestic journeys. Refugees who are taken in can travel by public transport for free until 31 May 2022 in Switzerland in 2nd class on all journeys within the Swiss travel pass network.


Long-distance transport / train

Public transport in Switzerland is usually very punctual and you can reach almost any place by train, bus or tram. General timetables and tickets can be checked and booked with the Swiss Federal Railways SBB:

Public transport is divided into several interconnected Fare networks. The Swiss Federal Railways SBB operate nationwide, the others according to the map linked below. Check your region’s transportation network for more information, regional flat rates and special offers.

There is an app from SBB that makes booking tickets much easier by using the location services of your Phone the app automatically generates a valid ticket for your trip. All you need is an accepted payment method (e.g. credit card)

SBB Android App SBB iOS App