Jonathan Lee

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The Country

A fascinating country, filled with natural beauty; especially during the Winter.

Train Travel

Ways of getting to Switzerland by train can be found on the Seat 61 website.

Booking overland train tickets can be done through both Eurostar or Rail Europe. The latter being the cheapest way to book TGV Lyria tickets into Switzerland.

Booking train tickets within Switzerland, Swiss Rail Passes and any reservations required can be done in the UK at Switzerland Travel Centre. They can also book tickets on Scenic Trains such as the Glacier Express, Bernina Express & Golden Pass Panoramic Trains.

Train times and Tickets

Train times and schedules/connections can be found on the SBB Website and timetable downloads are available at the Farhplanfelder website, which can also be accessed through the SBB website. Just type in a location and hit search and all the downloadable timetables will appear for that area.

For the Rail Enthusiast

A comprehensive list of Swiss Locomotives by their respective railway system can be found on the Railfaneurope website’s Switzerland page. This also explains a bit about the various operators of the network and how they have amalgamated over the years.

A map of the Swiss Rail System is available on the Switzerland Travel Centre Website, a nice fold-out one is sent with your tickets if you book through Switzerland Travel Centre.

A detailed map/atlas of the Swiss Railway System is available from European Railway Atlas.

A comprehensive railway atlas of Switzerland (in German only), which includes route kilometers, is available from Schweers & Wall.

RhB loco diagrams are posted online on the RhB website periodically throughout the year.