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book glacier express brig to chur in conjunction with eurorail pass

Hi We are travelling Switzerland in May and want to use a rail pass as we are travelling Basel to Grindelwald on the 7th, then we want to do the Jungfrau trip on the 8th. On May 9th we travel to Brig to catch the glacier express on the 10th to chur then chur to Zurich. We then need to get from central Zurich to the airport on the 11th

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Rail Europe Posted 1 year ago

Hello Gary,

Thanks for your question.

May i know which Pass you have purchased, so i can assist you better.

Awaiting your reply!!!

Best Regards,

Amar, Rail Europe Travel Expert.

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Hi and thanks for helping us. We will probably buy the 4 days within a month pass

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Hello Gary,

Thanks for your reply.

You can purchase the Swiss Travel Pass for your travel within Switzerland. As you are Travelling for 5 days, you can purchase 4 days within a month Swiss Travel Pass. But for your travel on the 5th day from Zurich Central to Zurich Airport you can purchase point to point ticket.

To purchase the Swiss Travel Pass click “Here”.

Children below 16 years are free if accompanied by the at least one parent having a Swiss Pass. We issue a Swiss family card for children.

With a Swiss Travel Pass you can travel free within Switzerland on the STS (Swiss Travel System) network on trains, buses and boats. Also with a Swiss Pass you would get discounts on mountain excursions within Switzerland. These discounts can only be availed locally by showing your Swiss Pass to the ticketing office in Switzerland.

With a Swiss Travel Pass you can travel free on intercity trains within Switzerland.

You will receive 50 % discount with the Swiss Travel Pass Cable Cars and Mountain Trains.

You will need to purchase seat reservation for your travel on Glacier Express.

In order to book seat reservations, please visit our website www.raileurope.com.au

The pass seats can be reserved by clicking on “Seat Reservations” & feed in the Departure city and the Arrival city along with the travel date and preferred time & the number of passengers (Senior, adults, youth and children), and then click on “search tickets”. Once you do so, you would find the schedules along with the fares.

Please click on the “Fare Details” tab to view details regarding the type of fare, type of seat, whether a reservation is included or not and the After Sales Policy.

From Zurich Central to Zurich Airport you can book as follows:

- Zurich to Zurich Flughafen – Eurocities train.

In order to book tickets, please visit our website www.raileurope.com.au

You would need to feed in the Departure city and the Arrival city along with the travel date and preferred time & the number of passengers (Senior, adults, youth and children), and then click on “search tickets”. Once you do so, you would find the schedules along with the fares. You need to select the fare which is preferable to you and then add it to Cart. Once added, you need to mention the names of the passengers to make the payment on the next page.

Hope this helps!!!

Best Regards,

Amar, Rail Europe Travel Expert.

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Thanks, I have tried a dummy run to purchase the glacier express tickets but each time I try, it selects the standard train, Brig to Zurich to Chur, but I want the glacier express Brig to Chur

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Hello Gary,

Thanks for your reply.

Request you to drop an email at bookings@raileurope.com.au and our team will assist you with the booking.

Best Regards,

Amar, Rail Europe Travel Expert.

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