Swiss railway companies covered by Interrail
Free train travel with many private Swiss railway companies
The main railway company in Switzerland is SBB/CFF/FFS. Your Interrail Pass is valid on all trains of this company. Switzerland also has many private railway companies, and below you'll find an overview of the ones that accept your Interrail Pass for free travel.
- AB Appenzeller Bahnen
The Appenzeller Bahnen operates on the following routes in the north of Switzerland:
Altstätten – Gais
Gossau – Appenzell – Wasserauen
St.Gallen – Appenzell
St.Gallen – Trogen
Rorschach – Heiden
Rheineck – Walzenhausen
Speicherschwendi – Teufen
It's possible to make reservations for groups.
For more information visit the AB website (only available in German).
- ASM Aare Seeland Mobil AG
Aare Seeland Mobil runs a bus and a railway network in the Bieler Seeland and Oberaargau region.
The Aare Seeland bus operates on the following routes:
Biel – Pieterlen
Biel – Meinisberg
City bus Langenthal
The railway network covers the following routes:
Biel – Ins
Langenthal – Niederbipp – Solothurn
Langenthal – St. Urban Brick
For more information and timetables visit the ASM website (only available in French and German).
- BDWM Transport AG
The bus operates on the following routes:
Bremgarten – Oberwil - Lieli
Bremgarten – Oberrohrdorf
Meisterschwanden – Wohlen
The railway line runs between:
Wohlen - Dietikon
For more information visit the BDWM website (only available in German).
- BLS AG
BLS operates panoramic trains on the route Bern – Lötschberg – Simplon. You'll cross the impressive Kander viaduct and you'll have the best view on the beautifull Rhone valley.
1st and 2nd class cars available
Buffet and restaurant cars available
Reservations are not compulsory, but can be made at any train station in Switzerland
For more information visit the BLS website.
- CJ Chemins de Fer du Jura
Chemins de Fer du Jura operates in the mountains surrounding Freiberge and on the route Porrentruy – Bonfol
During the summer months a steam train operates on some of the routes
We recommend to make reservations in advance
For more information visit the CJ website.
- FART Ferrovie Autolinee Regionali Ticinesi
This railway company operates on the scenic route Locarno – Domodossola (Italy) and is also known as the Centovalli Railway. On your way from Locarno to Domodossola you'll see waterfalls, breathtaking mountain scenery and sleepy villages.
- FW Frauenfeld-Wil-Bahn AG
- LEB Chemins de Fer Lausanne-Echallens-Bercher
- MBC Chemin de fer Bière-Apples-Morges
- MOB and MVR
MOB and MVR Transports both operate the scenic Golden Pass train on the following route:
(Zurich –) Lucerne – Brünigpass – Interlaken – Zweisimmen – Montreux (– Geneva)
MOB also operates the Chocolate Train on the following route:
Montreux – Broc-Chocolat
- NstCM Chemin de Fer Nyon-St. Cergue-Morez
- RA RegionAlps
This railway company runs the famous Glacier Express and Bernina Express.
The Bernina Express operates on the route:
Chur/Davos/St. Moritz – Bernina pass – Poschiavo – Tirano
If you want to take a panoramic coach, a reservation is compulsory. The regional train that operates on this route is free as it's included in your pass.
The Glacier Express operates on the route:
Zermatt – Brig – Disentis – Chur – St.Moritz
For more information visit the RA website
- SOB Südostbahn
The SOB operates on the following routes:
Romanshorn – St. Gallen – Herisau – Wattwil – Nesslau
Rapperswil – Seedamm – Pfäffikon SZ – Biberbrugg – Arth-Goldau
For more information visit the SOB website (only available in German).
- SSIF Società Subalpina di Imprese Ferroviarie
- Special SBB trains
Your Pass is valid on the following routes:
Basel SBB - Basel Bad Bf (station operated by DB)
Koblenz Grenze - Waldshut (this is an S-bahn crossing the Rhine)
For more information visit theSBB website.
- THURBO AG
- TMR Transports de Martigny et sa Regions
This private railway company operates two services with panoramic windows:
The Saint-Bernard-Express runs on the route Martigny – Le Châble/Orsières
The Mont-Blanc-Express operates on the route Martigny – Chamonix.
For more information visit the TMR website.
- TPC Transports Public du Chablais SA
TPC trains operate on the following routes in the southwest of Switzerland:
Aigle – Leysin
Aigle – Ollon – Monthey – Champery
Eagle Sepey – Diablerets
Bex – Villars – Bretaye
For more information visit the TPC website (only available in French).
- TPF Transports Public Fribourgeois
TPF trains operate on the following routes:
Palézieux – Châtel-St. Denis – Bulle – Montbovon
Ins – Murten – Fribourg – Romont – Bulle
Bulle – Broc
For more information visit the TPF website (available in English, waldenFrench and German)
- TRAVYS SA
Travys operates bus and train lines in the Jura region as well as local public transport networks in Yverdon and Orbe.
Travys buses run on the following routes:
Yverdon – les-Bains Train Station – Dorp Chamblon
Yverdon – les-Bains Train Station – Gare Vallorbe
Mauborget – Chez Jacques L'Auberson
Travys trains operate on the routes:
Le Brassus – Vallorbe
Orbe – Chavornay
Yverdon-les-Bains – St. Croix
- TRN Transports régionaux neuchâtelois
- WB Waldenburgerbahn
- WSB Wynental- und Suhrentalbahn
There are also various Swiss private railway companies where you can travel with 25%-50% discount.