Switzerland by Train with Flights

Price
$6499 per person
Duration
13 days
Destination
Switzerland

EXPLORE AT YOUR OWN PACE 13-Day Switzerland Self-Guided Rail Tour with Flights

Discover Switzerland's idyllic alpine landscapes, snow-capped peaks, charming mountain villages and luxury resort destinations. Explore the charming country the best way, on world-famous scenic train journeys through the Swiss Alps.
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Fulfil dreams of exploring beautiful Switzerland as you experience the alpine wonderland of Jungfraujoch - Europe’s highest railway station. Explore cosmopolitan Zurich, charming Swiss villages and renowned resort destinations like Lucerne, Lugano, St. Moritz, Montreux and Interlaken. Travel on the world-famous Golden Pass Express, Gotthard Panorama, Glacier Express and Bernina Express. Enjoy the flexibility of independent travel with all the arrangements made for you on this easy-going trip with flights included.

What's included

Destination
Switzerland Discover Switzerland
Departure Location
Fly to Zurich, Switzerland from Australia
Return Location
Fly from Zurich to Australia
Tour Start Date & Time
May 26, 2024 12:00 am View other Times
Additional Information
Booking Code: SWRIV13M
Price includes
  • Accommodation based on twin share room
  • Daily breakfast
  • International flights from Australia
  • Rail travel as per itinerary
Price does not include
  • Airport transfers
  • Any items or services not specified
  • Medical and emergency insurance
  • Optional tours and activities
  • Personal expenses
Additional Prices
Single Supplement: Please contact us for solo traveller rates. Pre & Post Tour Accommodation: We can book hotels for you in Switzerland. Travel Insurance: Insurance is strongly recommended - please ask us for a quote.

Switzerland Rail Package Overview

Explore Switzerland at your own pace an independent tour using Swiss Rail to experience world-famous rail journeys.

Set your sights on an active journey across Switzerland by train – from the soaring Alps to the picturesque Swiss Riviera. Wander through centuries-old vineyards and taste acclaimed Swiss wine. Take in breathtaking views of the Matterhorn from the mountain town of Zermatt. Admire the landscape from your train window as you journey along the country’s valleys.

Start with stylish Zurich and then see the land-locked country the best way, on scenic train journeys through the Swiss Alps. Experience the alpine wonderland of Jungfraujoch – Europe’s highest railway station, explore cosmopolitan cities, charming Swiss villages and resort destinations like Lucerne, Lugano, St. Moritz, Montreux and Interlaken. Nestled between four countries, you’ll discover a world of pastoral splendour, striking mountains and crystalline lakes.

 

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Inclusions at a glance

  • Flights – International return economy airfare to Zurich
    • Fly from Australian cities with luggage included (surcharges may apply)
  • Hotels – 11 nights accommodation in standard rooms, based on twin share
    • 2 nights Zurich
    • 1 night Lucerne
    • 1 night Lugano
    • 2 nights St. Moritz
    • 2 nights Zermatt
    • 1 night Montreux
    • 2 nights Interlaken
  • Meals – Daily breakfast
  • Rail Pass – Dedicated rail ticket in 2nd or 1st class, as per the itinerary
    • Includes seat reservation on all scenic trains
    • Self-guided excursion to Jungfraujoch, Europe’s highest railway station
    • Scenic train journeys including GoldenPass Express,
      Gotthard Panorama, Glacier Express, Bernina Express

Special features

  • Incredible sightseeing! Tour Switzerland by world-famous rail journeys, experience the alpine wonderland of Jungfraujoch – Europe’s highest railway station, explore cosmopolitan cities like Zurich and charming Swiss villages and resort destinations like Lucerne, Lugano, St. Moritz, Montreux and Interlaken
  • Enjoy the flexibility of independent travel with all arrangements made for you
  • World-famous scenic train journeys through the Swiss Alps, including the spectacular GoldenPass Express, Gotthard Panorama, Glacier Express, Bernina Express
  • Dedicated rail ticket in 2nd or 1st class, as per the itinerary, including seat reservation on all scenic trains
  • Visit Jungfraujoch, Europe’s highest railway station
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  • DAY 3
  • DAY 4
  • DAY 5
  • DAY 6
  • DAY 7
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  • DAY 12
  • DAY 13
DAY 1

Fly to Switzerland

DAY 2

Arrive in Zurich

DAY 3

Zurich

DAY 4

Zurich - Lucerne

DAY 5

Lucerne - Flüelen - Gotthard Panorama Express - Lugano

DAY 6

Lugano - Tirano - Bernina Express - St. Moritz

DAY 7

St. Moritz

DAY 8

St. Moritz - Glacier Express - Zermatt

DAY 9

Zermatt

DAY 10

Zermatt - Montreux

DAY 11

Montreux - GoldenPass Express - Wilderswil

DAY 12

Wilderswil - Jungfraujoch - Wilderswil

DAY 13

Wilderswil - Zurich Airport - Fly to Australia

More about Switzerland

The land of alpine peaks, cuckoo clocks, army knives, cheese and chocolate - Switzerland has so many recognisable characteristics but it's only when you visit that you really discover the wonders of this small nation. For starters, the multi-cultural country has four official languages and of those, German is most commonly spoken. Fondue wasn't just a fad of the 70's here and it's a must to try to rich, gooey and cheesy Swiss national dish. Exploring the mountain ranges is another must-do, but you don't necessarily have to don your hiking boots. You can board Europe's highest railway in Interlaken or take the world's highest cable car to Zermatt for breathtaking mountain views.
Fulfil dreams of exploring beautiful Switzerland as you experience the alpine wonderland of Jungfraujoch - Europe’s highest railway station. Explore cosmopolitan Zurich, charming Swiss villages and renowned resort destinations like Lucerne, Lugano, St. Moritz, Montreux and Interlaken. Travel on the world-famous Golden Pass Express, Gotthard Panorama, Glacier Express and Bernina Express. Enjoy the flexibility of independent travel with all the arrangements made for you on this easy-going trip with flights included.

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This comprehensive independent tour of Switzerland by train offers pre-booked accommodation with daily breakfasts and rail pass with reserved seats on scenic trains. Plus flights are included from Australia.

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The brochure includes details of the inclusions, itinerary and other relevant travel information. Information contained in the brochure is subject to change and at the time of booking you will be provided with an updated copy that includes the current details for your reservation.

Independent tour departures

This independent tour departs on select dates from April to September 2024 for the lowest prices.

Prices can vary, depending on your travel date.

Please ask us for your preferred departure date and we will advise availability and current rates.

Tour start time

The start time is a guide only and exact details will be confirmed by our office.

If you book international flights, you will be advised of your flight details and check-in times when your booking is confirmed.

Important to remember...

The day-by-day tour descriptions are intended as an indicative guide only. Travel by nature is unpredictable. Weather patterns, railway conditions, road accessibility, public holidays, travel restrictions and a multitude of other factors may necessitate itinerary changes that are ultimately for the client's benefit. It is essential that travellers are flexible and open minded in this regard.

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Email [email protected]. Phone 1300 168 910 (in Australia) or +61 400 226 454 (from overseas or via mobile).

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Safe travel requirements:
International regulations are constantly changing. Travellers need to be prepared to take a COVID-19 test prior to departure from Australia and be able to provide proof of their fully vaccinated status.

Local authorities, as well as airlines, tour operators and cruise companies, may have additional requirements in place for departures.

Travel requirements are subject to change as the global situation evolves. The enforcement of certain measures (i.e. covid testing, social distancing, mask-wearing etc.) will vary in different regions. It's your responsibility to check with local health authorities for best practices in their region and ensure you are eligible to travel prior to booking.

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Published price was correct as of 02 August 2023. Please contact us for current rates.

Advertised price is based on lead-price departure(s) and rates will be advised for your preferred travel date prior to any payment being required.

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      Switzerland by Train with Flights

      Price
      $6499 per person
      Duration
      13 days
      Destination
      Switzerland

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