The Matterhorn Gotthard Railway between Disentis and Andermatt.

The 'Loetschberg' steamship is the flagship of the fleet on Lake Brienz in the Bernese Oberland.

Glacier Express on the Landwasser Viaduct near Filisur

Swiss Half Fare Card

Buy a Swiss Half Fare Card for your Rail Travel in Switzerland. With the Swiss Half Fare Card (Halbtax), you can travel throughout Switzerland at half price. The Swiss Half Fare Card entitles the holder to purchase tickets for train, bus, boat, and a few mountain railways at half price. Read more details about the Swiss Half Fare Card and its validity below.

Buy now a Swiss Half Fare Card and start to explore the Swiss Travel System.

The "Swiss Pass" is now called the "Swiss Travel Pass."

Your benefits at this store:

  • Low prices guaranteed
  • Secure booking guaranteed
  • Immediate confirmation

Exclusive to this online shop:

  • Several articles are available as „e-ticket“ and can be printed at home. E-tickets will be sent separately.

Benefit even more now:

  • Don't forget to add the new Swiss Coupon Pass to your order.

This is an official website for the sale of the Swiss Travel Pass as well as other Swiss Rail Passes within the Swiss Travel System.

FAQ Swiss Half Fare Card

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The Swiss Half Fare Card entitles you to 50% discount on the whole boat, rail and Postbus network in Switzerland. An additional ticket is needed if you wish to use public transport with the cities. Please ensure that you show your Swiss Half Fare Card together with any additional tickets if you are subject to an inspection at any time.

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Most mountain railways honour the 50% discount offered by your Swiss Half Fare Card. There is no reduction on museum entrances.

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The Swiss Half Fare Card is valid for one month. It is not possible to extend this period. Please be aware that the reduction offered can sometimes be less than 50% due to reserved minimum pricing (eg. short journeys, city transport networks).

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Grand Train Tour of Switzerland