Switzerland Trains:

Reservations & Supplements

Keeping in line with the spirit of Interrail, train travel in Switzerland is a stunning and efficient visual experience! You can just hop on and off most of the local and regional trains.

But to give you piece of mind, we recommend that you make sure you understand everything there is to know about seat reservations and supplements on trains in Switzerland before you travel. 

Reservations are required for:

We would recommend reservations, if you are intending to use any of the following trains in Switzerland:

  • International trains: Reservations are required for most international trains to and from Switzerland.

  • Night trains: Reservations are required for night trains in Switzerland.

  • Glacier Express: Reservations are required for these local scenic trains.

  • Bernina Express: Reservations are required for these local scenic trains.

  • InterCity and ICN trains: Reservations are recommended for these trains during the busy summer season (May-September).

Reservations are not required for:

The following trains in Switzerland do not need you to make a reservation:

  • Domestic trains: Reservations are not required for most domestic trains in Switzerland.

How to make reservations for trains in Switzerland:

Details on how to make reservations on trains in Switzerland will be included with your Interrail Pass.


Please click here for details of Interrail Supplements.

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