Offices to Serve You Abroad
Swiss Federal Railways is Chemins de Fer Fédéreaux (CFF) in French, Schweizerische Bundesbahnen (SBB) in German, and Ferrovie Federali Svizzere (FFS) in Italian. It runs a fast, clean and efficient service. Express trains only stop at major cities. Regionalzuge are slow trains usually running the same routes. To reach an English-speaking operator, Phone:0900 300300 (toll call). There are various good-value rail passes available. Inquire at tourist offices or any large railroad station. BUS (Bus)
The bus service takes passengers to mountainous regions where railroads are unable to go. Mail bus routes encounter magnificent scenery joining villages and towns, occasionally even delivering the mail. There are many special offers; passes and cards that combine train, bus and boat travel are available at reduced rates. Eurolines operates in Switzerland; Phone:0900 573747 (toll call). FERRY (Fähre)
There are many excursions on Switzerland's lakes. Regional tourist offices in different cantons can offer information, and some take reservations.