Welcome to Switzerland


Switzerland’s got the looks. It’s got the drama. It’s got the ease. It’s got the cheese. This country is Alpine perfection; a class act, where the many delights – from glittering lakes and soaring mountains to cosmopolitan cities and delicious dishes – are effortless to experience thanks to a vast number of hiking and biking trails, a diverse range of activities and matchless transportation. 

Read on for our collection of the best rail routes in Switzerland, as well as highlights from the pretty neighbouring cantons of Bern and Lucerne...

With well over 5,000km of tracks, including gravity-defying cogwheels and funiculars, Switzerland has one of the densest rail networks in Europe. No matter where you want to go – even to the top of some of the highest peaks – there’s usually a train that can take you there.