Swiss Day Pass Options (Save & Travel Far)

Swiss Train

If you want to travel a lot by train in Switzerland, it is going to cost you a pretty penny. Especially if you are covering long distances at a time.

However, there are a few ways to save money using the various Swiss train passes available.

Swiss day passes for the train are one such way to save a fortune on travel. You pay only once and can travel as much as you want across Switzerland in one day.

So, which Swiss Day Pass should you get?

Day Pass

Travel wherever you want in Switzerland in one day on your class of choice using the SBB Day Pass. Here are the most important points:

  • You must have a Half Fare travel pass
  • Choose first or second class
  • Choose your date of travel
  • Use all Swiss public transport
  • Does not include the majority of Swiss mountain railways or cablecars

Day Pass Prices

First Class127 CHF
Second Class75 CHF
Day Pass Prices

Saver Day Pass

The Saver Day Pass is similar only you have to buy it as early as possible to save.

  • the earlier you buy the cheaper it is
  • the number of passes is limited

Prices start from

  • 29 CHF with Half Fare travelcard
  • 52 CHF without Half Fare travelcard

Area of Validity

Like with the Swiss Travel Pass, you can travel on all Swiss public transport including trains, boats, buses and trams. The area of validity is down below, you can click on the map to get to a bigger pdf. The current upgraded version I am trying to get via SBB right now, but this one should give you an idea.

SBB Transport Network
SBB Transport Network

Frequently Asked Questions

When Can You Buy A Super Day Pass?

You can purchase a Super Day Pass from 60 days before your date of travel up to the day before you travel. Never on the day of travel itself.

How Can You Buy A Day Pass or Super Day Pass?

Both the Day Pass and Super Day Pass can be purchased either via the sbb.ch website or via the SBB mobile app. You can only purchase a Day Pass with a Half-Fare card.

When Can You Buy A Super Day Pass?

You can purchase a Super Day Pass from 60 days before your date of travel up to the day before you travel. Never on the day of travel itself.

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Written by Ashley Faulkes
As a twenty-year resident of Switzerland, I am passionate about exploring every nook and cranny of this beautiful country, I spend my days deep in the great Swiss outdoors, and love to share these experiences and insights with fellow travel enthusiasts.

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