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  • September 20, 2018 16:11
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Please help a family of 4. Which travel pass for Zurich - Lucerne - Interlaken (including Schilthorn & Jungfrau) - Geneva - Montreux - Geneva ? by Jeff to For time spent in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/zurich" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/zurich">Zurich</a>, you can view various city passes and tours offered by clicking here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-577" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-577">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-577</a>.<br /><br />Tours and activities for a stay in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow">Lucerne</a> can be found here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-576" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-576">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-576</a>.<br /><br />Tours and activities around <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a> can be found here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-5011" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-5011">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-5011</a>.<br /><br />For time in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/geneva" rel="nofollow">Geneva</a>, you can shop city passes and tours here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-578" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-578">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-578</a>.<br /><br />I don't think any of the city passes include any of the museums you mentioned; however, by mentioning that you have the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025" rel="nofollow">Swiss Half Fare Card</a> locally, they *might* be able to provide you with some kind of discount locally for entry.<br /><br />If you happen to purchase the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025">Swiss Travel Pass</a> for your rail travel (instead of the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025">Swiss Half Fare Card</a>), a bonus is that it does cover museum entry to over 490 museums (with the use of a 'travel day')..
  • September 20, 2018 16:08
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Please help a family of 4. Which travel pass for Zurich - Lucerne - Interlaken (including Schilthorn & Jungfrau) - Geneva - Montreux - Geneva ? by Jeff to Hi Katherine,<br /><br />In terms of efficiency, scenery, comfort, etc, <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/switzerland" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/switzerland">Switzerland</a> has one of the best rail networks in the work, so trains are a highly recommended way to travel.<br /><br />The itinerary you already came up with sounds perfect. I'd maybe just recommend hitting <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/montreux" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Montreux</a> before you hit <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/geneva" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Geneva</a>, for a reason I'll explain below.<br /><br />The most economical option for the requested itinerary would be to purchase something called the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Swiss Half Fare Card</a>. The <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025">Swiss Half Fare Card</a> enables travelers to receive 50% off all tickets for trains operating within <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/switzerland" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/switzerland">Switzerland</a>, as well as public transit in Swiss cities, buses, and boats. For the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025">Swiss Half Fare Card</a>, click here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025">https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025</a>.<br /><br />The actual half-priced tickets themselves are not available to be purchased on our website, but they can be purchased locally or by calling us. We can be reached at 1-800-622-8600. Our current hours are 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM CT Monday to Friday.<br /><br /><b><u>Zurich to Lucerne</u></b><br /><br />While the actual half-priced tickets from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/zurich" rel="nofollow">Zurich</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne">Lucerne</a> can only be purchased locally or by calling us, you can still use our website just to view schedules for these trains. For planning purposes, you can use the route search feature under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>) to just view schedules for trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/zurich-lucerne" rel="nofollow">Zurich to Lucerne</a>.<br /><br /><b><u>Lucerne to Interlaken/Mürren (and Schilthorn)</u></b><br /><br />The gateway to Mürren is <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a>. Direct trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow">Lucerne</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a> represent part of the famed <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546">GoldenPass scenic route</a>. To reach Mürren, you would first have to take a train along the Bernese Oberland Railway to Lauterbrunnen.<br /><br />From Lauterbrunnen, you have 2 different options for getting to Mürren.<br /><br />One option would have you taking the Grütschalpbahn (cable car) from Lauterbrunnen to Grütschalp and switching to the Mürrenbahn (train) to Mürren.<br /><br />The other option would have you taking a bus from Lauterbrunnen to Stechelberg and switching to the Schilthornbahn (cable cars) up to Mürren via Gimmelwald.<br /><br />The half-price tickets from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow">Lucerne</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken">Interlaken</a> and <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a> to Lauterbrunnen can be purchased locally or by calling us. In your case, the tickets from Lauterbrunnen to Mürren (via either route) would have to be purchased locally when you're there.<br /><br />As for a trip from Mürren up to Schilthorn, you would purchase the 'Mountain Tops: Schilthorn Mürren to Schilthorn for Swiss Half Fare Card Holders' option of our pass for '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/mount-schithorn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mount Schilthorn</a>' here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/mount-schithorn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/pass/mount-schithorn">https://www.raileurope.com/pass/mount-schithorn</a>. This pass is valid for 24 hours and would grant you 50% off the Schilthornbahn (cable cars) from Mürren to Schilthorn (via Birg).<br /><br />For planning purposes, you can use the route search feature under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>) to just view schedules for trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/lucerne-interlaken" rel="nofollow">Lucerne to Interlaken</a> and Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen.<br /><br /><b><u>Jungfraujoch</u></b><br /><br />If you want to do the Jungfraujoch excursion while you'll be staying in Mürren, you would first make your way back to Lauterbrunnen. To do so, you can use either of the two routes I mentioned above (either via Grütschalp or Stechelberg) and purchase the half-priced tickets locally.<br /><br />From Lauterbrunnen, you would then take the Wengernalp Railway to Kleine Scheidegg, where you would switch to the Jungfrau Railway to the Jungfraujoch Top of Europe station.<br /><br />To receive the half-price discount from Lauterbrunnen to Kleine Scheidegg and Kleine Scheidegg to Jungfraujoch, you would purchase the 'JUNGFRAUJOCH/TOP OF EUROPE Grindelwald or Wengen to Jungfraujoch Swiss Half Fare Card Holder' option of the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/jungfraujoch-top-of-europe-8315" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jungfraujoch Top of Europe</a>' pass here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/jungfraujoch-top-of-europe-8315" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/pass/jungfraujoch-top-of-europe-8315">https://www.raileurope.com/pass/jungfraujoch-top-of-europe-8315</a>. Since you'll be traveling during August, be sure to choose the specific 'High Season' option of this.<br /><br />The ‘Jungfrau Railway’ itself runs mostly through a tunnel (the ‘Jungfrau Tunnel’), but there are two ‘sightseeing stops’ in the tunnel (‘Eigerwand’ and ‘Eismeer’) where passengers can exit their train and take in the views through windows built into the side of the mountain.<br /><br />At the Jungfraujoch Top of Europe station, you have access to the Sphinx Observation Terrace and the Aletsch Glacier (Great Aletsch Glacier). The Jungfrau Railway is the highest railway in Europe, the Jungfraujoch station (Top of Europe) is the highest rail station in Europe, the Sphinx Observation Terrace is one of the highest astronomical observatories in the world, and the Aletsch Glacier (Great Aletsch Glacier) is the longest glacier in Europe.<br /><br /><b><u>Mürren to Geneva</u></b><br /><br />To get from Mürren to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/geneva" rel="nofollow">Geneva</a>, you would once again first have to make your way back to Lauterbrunnen via either of the two routes previously mentioned (either via Grütschalp or Stechelberg) and purchase the half-priced tickets locally.<br /><br />From Lauterbrunnen, you would take a train on the Bernese Oberland Railway back to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a>.<br /><br />The most feasible connections from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/geneva" rel="nofollow">Geneva</a> involve changing trains once in Olten along the way.<br /><br />Otherwise, if have a little extra time and you want to complete the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GoldenPass scenic route</a>, you can take a route to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/geneva" rel="nofollow">Geneva</a> through Zweisimmen and <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/montreux" rel="nofollow">Montreux</a>. Trains from Interlaken to Zweisimmen and Zweisimmen to Montreux make up the final two segments of the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546">GoldenPass scenic route</a>. From <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/montreux" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/montreux">Montreux</a>, you would take a direct train to Geneva.<br /><br />Between Lauterbrunnen and <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/geneva" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/geneva">Geneva</a>, the half-priced tickets can be purchased locally or by calling us, whether you go via Olten or Zweisimmen/Montreux.<br /><br />For planning purposes, you can use the route search feature under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>) just to view schedules for the trains between Lauterbrunnen and Geneva. To do so, you would just have to piece together your connection segment-by-segment when you do your search.<br /><br />For the route via Olten, that would mean one search from Lauterbrunnen to Interlaken, another search for connecting trains from Interlaken to Olten, and another search for connecting trains from Olten to Geneva.<br /><br />For the route via the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/train/goldenpass-line-7546">GoldenPass scenic route</a> (Zweisimmen &amp; Montreux), that would mean one search from Lauterbrunnen to Interlaken, another search for connecting trains from Interlaken to Zweisimmen, another search for connecting trains from Zweisimmen to Montreux, and another search for connecting trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/montreux-geneva" rel="nofollow">Montreux to Geneva</a>.<br /><br /><b><u>Geneva to Montreux</u></b><br /><br />For the direct trains between <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/geneva" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/geneva">Geneva</a> and <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/montreux" rel="nofollow">Montreux</a>, you would again purchase the half-priced tickets locally or by calling us. In the meantime, for your reference, you can use the route search feature under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>) just to view schedules for these trains.<br /><br /><b><u>Geneva to Geneva Airport</u></b><br /><br />Trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/geneva" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Geneva</a> to the Geneva Airport depart every 10-20 minutes throughout the day and the ride only takes about 7 minutes. The <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025">Swiss Half Fare Card</a> would once again grant you half-price on these tickets purchased locally..
  • September 20, 2018 15:54
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Please help a family of 4. Which travel pass for Zurich - Lucerne - Interlaken (including Schilthorn & Jungfrau) - Geneva - Montreux - Geneva ? by Jeff to Hi Katherine,<br /><br />In terms of efficiency, scenery, comfort, etc, <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/switzerland" rel="nofollow">Switzerland</a> has one of the best rail networks in the work, so trains are a highly recommended way to travel.<br /><br />The itinerary you already came up with sounds perfect. I'd maybe just recommend hitting <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/montreux" rel="nofollow">Montreux</a> before you hit <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/geneva" rel="nofollow">Geneva</a>, for a reason I'll explain below.<br /><br />The most economical option for the requested itinerary would be to purchase something called the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Swiss Half Fare Card</a>. The <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025">Swiss Half Fare Card</a> enables travelers to receive 50% off all tickets for trains operating within Switzerland, as well as public transit in Swiss cities, buses, and boats. For the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025">Swiss Half Fare Card</a>, click here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025">https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025</a>.<br /><br />The actual half-priced tickets themselves are not available to be purchased on our website, but they can be purchased locally or by calling us. We can be reached at 1-800-622-8600. Our current hours are 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM CT Monday to Friday.<br /><br /><b><u>Zurich to Lucerne</u></b><br /><br />While the actual half-priced tickets from Zurich to Lucerne can only be purchased locally or by calling us, you can still use our website just to view schedules for these trains. For planning purposes, you can use the route search feature under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>) to just view schedules for trains from Zurich to Lucerne.<br /><br /><b><u>Lucerne to Interlaken/Mürren (and Schilthorn)</u></b><br /><br />The gateway to Mürren is Interlaken. Direct trains from Lucerne to Interlaken represent part of the famed <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GoldenPass scenic route</a>. To reach Mürren, you would first have to take a train along the Bernese Oberland Railway to Lauterbrunnen.<br /><br />From Lauterbrunnen, you have 2 different options for getting to Mürren.<br /><br />One option would have you taking the Grütschalpbahn (cable car) from Lauterbrunnen to Grütschalp and switching to the Mürrenbahn (train) to Mürren.<br /><br />The other option would have you taking a bus from Lauterbrunnen to Stechelberg and switching to the Schilthornbahn (cable cars) up to Mürren via Gimmelwald.<br /><br />The half-price tickets from Lucerne to Interlaken and Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen can be purchased locally or by calling us. In your case, the tickets from Lauterbrunnen to Mürren (via either route) would have to be purchased locally when you're there.<br /><br />As for a trip from Mürren up to Schilthorn, you would purchase the 'Mountain Tops: Schilthorn Mürren to Schilthorn for Swiss Half Fare Card Holders' option of our pass for '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/mount-schithorn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mount Schilthorn</a>' here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/mount-schithorn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/pass/mount-schithorn">https://www.raileurope.com/pass/mount-schithorn</a>. This pass is valid for 24 hours and would grant you 50% off the Schilthornbahn (cable cars) from Mürren to Schilthorn (via Birg).<br /><br />For planning purposes, you can use the route search feature under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>) to just view schedules for trains from Lucerne to Interlaken and Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen.<br /><br /><b><u>Jungfraujoch</u></b><br /><br />If you want to do the Jungfraujoch excursion while you'll be staying in Mürren, you would first make your way back to Lauterbrunnen. To do so, you can use either of the two routes I mentioned above (either via Grütschalp or Stechelberg) and purchase the half-priced tickets locally.<br /><br />From Lauterbrunnen, you would then take the Wengernalp Railway to Kleine Scheidegg, where you would switch to the Jungfrau Railway to the Jungfraujoch Top of Europe station.<br /><br />To receive the half-price discount from Lauterbrunnen to Kleine Scheidegg and Kleine Scheidegg to Jungfraujoch, you would purchase the 'JUNGFRAUJOCH/TOP OF EUROPE Grindelwald or Wengen to Jungfraujoch Swiss Half Fare Card Holder' option of the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/jungfraujoch-top-of-europe-8315" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jungfraujoch Top of Europe</a>' pass here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/jungfraujoch-top-of-europe-8315" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/pass/jungfraujoch-top-of-europe-8315">https://www.raileurope.com/pass/jungfraujoch-top-of-europe-8315</a>. Since you'll be traveling during August, be sure to choose the specific 'High Season' option of this.<br /><br />The ‘Jungfrau Railway’ itself runs mostly through a tunnel (the ‘Jungfrau Tunnel’), but there are two ‘sightseeing stops’ in the tunnel (‘Eigerwand’ and ‘Eismeer’) where passengers can exit their train and take in the views through windows built into the side of the mountain.<br /><br />At the Jungfraujoch Top of Europe station, you have access to the Sphinx Observation Terrace and the Aletsch Glacier (Great Aletsch Glacier). The Jungfrau Railway is the highest railway in Europe, the Jungfraujoch station (Top of Europe) is the highest rail station in Europe, the Sphinx Observation Terrace is one of the highest astronomical observatories in the world, and the Aletsch Glacier (Great Aletsch Glacier) is the longest glacier in Europe.<br /><br /><b><u>Mürren to Geneva</u></b><br /><br />To get from Mürren to Geneva, you would once again first have to make your way back to Lauterbrunnen via either of the two routes previously mentioned (either via Grütschalp or Stechelberg) and purchase the half-priced tickets locally.<br /><br />From Lauterbrunnen, you would take a train on the Bernese Oberland Railway back to Interlaken.<br /><br />The most feasible connections from Interlaken to Geneva involve changing trains once in Olten along the way.<br /><br />Otherwise, if have a little extra time and you want to complete the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GoldenPass scenic route</a>, you can take a route to Geneva through Zweisimmen and Montreux. Trains from Interlaken to Zweisimmen and Zweisimmen to Montreux make up the final two segments of the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GoldenPass scenic route</a>. From Montreux, you would take a direct train to Geneva.<br /><br />Between Lauterbrunnen and Geneva, the half-priced tickets can be purchased locally or by calling us, whether you go via Olten or Zweisimmen/Montreux.<br /><br />For planning purposes, you can use the route search feature under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>) just to view schedules for the trains between Lauterbrunnen and Geneva. To do so, you would just have to piece together your connection segment-by-segment when you do your search.<br /><br />For the route via Olten, that would mean one search from Lauterbrunnen to Interlaken, another search for connecting trains from Interlaken to Olten, and another search for connecting trains from Olten to Geneva.<br /><br />For the route via the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546">GoldenPass scenic route</a> (Zweisimmen &amp; Montreux), that would mean one search from Lauterbrunnen to Interlaken, another search for connecting trains from Interlaken to Zweisimmen, another search for connecting trains from Zweisimmen to Montreux, and another search for connecting trains from Montreux to Geneva.<br /><br /><b><u>Geneva to Montreux</u></b><br /><br />For the direct trains between Geneva and Montreux, you would again purchase the half-priced tickets locally or by calling us. In the meantime, for your reference, you can use the route search feature under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>) just to view schedules for these trains.<br /><br /><b><u>Geneva to Geneva Airport</u></b><br /><br />Trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/geneva" rel="nofollow">Geneva</a> to the Geneva Airport depart every 10-20 minutes throughout the day and the ride only takes about 7 minutes. The <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025">Swiss Half Fare Card</a> would once again grant you half-price on these tickets purchased locally..
  • September 20, 2018 15:25
    Jeff
    Changed title of Great Advise Needed on Rail Travel Europe! by Casse Sellers to Great Advise Needed for Rail Travel from Annecy to Vevey & Vevey to Lake Como.
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  • September 20, 2018 15:25
    Jeff
    Changed description of Train & Luggage Query. <br /><br /> Hi, <br /> In September 2018 my friend and I are travelling through Europe and wish to say catch a train from Annecy to Vevey and hop off for a few hours then hop back on a train to continue to Lake Como – would we have to get 2 separate rail tickets? <br /> We have a few other rail trips that we want to do this with but they are with large expanses of day’s in-between, so a rail ticket of 3 days etc. is no good to us. <br /> Also at the railway stations do they supply lockers to put your suitcases in when you just come to town for a few hours? <br /> I would appreciate any advice on the above. <br /><br /> Thank you by Casse Sellers to Train &amp; Luggage Query.Hi,In September 2018 my friend and I are travelling through Europe and wish to say catch a train from Annecy to Vevey and hop off for a few hours then hop back on a train to continue to Lake Como – would we have to get 2 separate rail tickets?We have a few other rail trips that we want to do this with but they are with large expanses of day’s in-between, so a rail ticket of 3 days etc. is no good to us.Also at the railway stations do they supply lockers to put your suitcases in when you just come to town for a few hours?I would appreciate any advice on the above.Thank you.
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  • September 20, 2018 15:23
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Great Advise Needed for Rail Travel from Annecy to Vevey & Vevey to Lake Como by Jeff to Hi Casse,<br /><br />There are no direct trains for either of these routes, so the trip would involve several tickets.<br /><br /><b><u>Annecy to Vevey (via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard and Geneva)</u></b><br /><br />The fastest connections from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/annecy" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Annecy</a> to Vevey take 3.5 to 4.5 hours in duration and involves at least 2 train changes along the way; once in Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard and then once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/geneva" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Geneva</a>.<br /><br />Tickets from Annecy to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard can be purchased by searching this segment of the route under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>. When searching for trains to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, you would just type 'Aix les Bains' in the field for the arrival city.<br /><br />Tickets for trains from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Geneva can only be purchased locally when you're in France.<br /><br />Tickets from Geneva to Vevey are not able to be purchased on our website, but you can purchase these by calling us. We can be reached at 1-800-622-8600. Our current hours are 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM CT Monday to Friday.<br /><br /><b><u>Annecy to Vevey (via the Mont Blanc Express route)</u></b><br /><br />As an alternate option from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/annecy" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Annecy</a> to Vevey, you can go by way of the Mont Blanc Express scenic route. This option would take at least about 5.5 hours in duration and involves 3 train changes along the way; once in St-Gervais-les-Bains, once in Vallorcine, and then once in Martigny.<br /><br />The segments from St-Gervais-les-Bains to Vallorcine and Vallorcine to Martigny represent the actual Mont Blanc Express scenic route.<br /><br />Tickets for each of these segments can be purchased by searching under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>. When checking schedules and purchasing tickets from Annecy to Vevey via the Mont Blanc Express, you would just have to break up your search in St Gervais les Bains and then in Martigny.<br /><br />Also, when purchasing tickets on our website for the segment from Martigny to Vevey, you would actually have to enter 'Lausanne' as your end destination. Even though the ticket we issue for this segment would reflect 'Lausanne' as the arrival station, you would just get off the train when it stops in Vevey. For your reference, all direct trains from Martigny to Lausanne stop in Vevey 16 minutes before they are shown on our site to be arriving into <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lausanne" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lausanne</a>.<br /><br />Therefore, for this option from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/annecy" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/annecy">Annecy</a> to Vevey, you would do one search for trains from Annecy to St Gervais les Bains, another search from St Gervais les Bains to Martigny, and then you would do a search for connecting trains from Martigny to Lausanne.<br /><br /><b><u>Vevey to Como</u></b><br /><br />The most feasible connections from Vevey to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/como" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Como</a> take about 4.5 hours in duration and involve 2 train changes along the way; once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/montreux" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Montreux</a> and then once in either Gallarate or <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/milan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Milan</a>.<br /><br />You would purchase tickets by searching the route under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>. For a trip from Vevey to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/como" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/como">Como</a>, you would have to piece together the connection by doing a separate search for each segment. Therefore, you would do one search from Vevey to Montreux, another search for connecting trains from either Montreux to Gallarate or <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/montreux-milan" rel="nofollow">Montreux to Milan</a>, and then another search for connecting trains from either Gallarate to Como or <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/milan-como" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Milan to Como</a>..
  • September 20, 2018 15:21
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Great Advise Needed for Rail Travel from Annecy to Vevey & Vevey to Lake Como by Jeff to Hi Casse,<br /><br />There are no direct trains for either of these routes, so the trip would involve several tickets.<br /><br /><b><u>Annecy to Vevey (via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard and Geneva)</u></b><br /><br />The fastest connections from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/annecy" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Annecy</a> to Vevey take 3.5 to 4.5 hours in duration and involves at least 2 train changes along the way; once in Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard and then once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/geneva" rel="nofollow">Geneva</a>.<br /><br />Tickets from Annecy to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard can be purchased by searching this segment of the route under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>. When searching for trains to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, you would just type 'Aix les Bains' in the field for the arrival city.<br /><br />Tickets for trains from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Geneva can only be purchased locally when you're in France.<br /><br />Tickets from Geneva to Vevey are not able to be purchased on our website, but you can purchase these by calling us. We can be reached at 1-800-622-8600. Our current hours are 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM CT Monday to Friday.<br /><br /><b><u>Annecy to Vevey (via the Mont Blanc Express route)</u></b><br /><br />As an alternate option from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/annecy" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Annecy</a> to Vevey, you can go by way of the Mont Blanc Express scenic route. This option would take at least about 5.5 hours in duration and involves 3 train changes along the way; once in St-Gervais-les-Bains, once in Vallorcine, and then once in Martigny.<br /><br />The segments from St-Gervais-les-Bains to Vallorcine and Vallorcine to Martigny represent the actual Mont Blanc Express scenic route.<br /><br />Tickets for each of these segments can be purchased by searching under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>. When checking schedules and purchasing tickets from Annecy to Vevey via the Mont Blanc Express, you would just have to break up your search in St Gervais les Bains and then in Martigny.<br /><br />Also, when purchasing tickets on our website for the segment from Martigny to Vevey, you would actually have to enter 'Lausanne' as your end destination. Even though the ticket we issue for this segment would reflect 'Lausanne' as the arrival station, you would just get off the train when it stops in Vevey. For your reference, all direct trains from Martigny to Lausanne stop in Vevey 16 minutes before they are shown on our site to be arriving into <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lausanne" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lausanne</a>.<br /><br />Therefore, for this option from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/annecy" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/annecy">Annecy</a> to Vevey, you would do one search for trains from Annecy to St Gervais les Bains, another search from St Gervais les Bains to Martigny, and then you would do a search for connecting trains from Martigny to Lausanne.<br /><br /><b><u>Vevey to Como</u></b><br /><br />The most feasible connections from Vevey to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/como" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Como</a> take about 4.5 hours in duration and involve 2 train changes along the way; once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/montreux" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Montreux</a> and then once in either Gallarate or <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/milan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Milan</a>.<br /><br />You would purchase tickets by searching the route under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>. For a trip from Vevey to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/como" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/como">Como</a>, you would have to piece together the connection by doing a separate search for each segment. Therefore, you would do one search from Vevey to Montreux, another search for connecting trains from either Montreux to Gallarate or Montreux to Milan, and then another search for connecting trains from either Gallarate to Como or <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/milan-como" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Milan to Como</a>..
  • September 20, 2018 15:13
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Great Advise Needed for Rail Travel from Annecy to Vevey & Vevey to Lake Como by Jeff to Hi Casse,<br /><br />There are no direct trains for either of these routes, so the trip would involve several tickets.<br /><br /><b><u>Annecy to Vevey (via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard and Geneva)</u></b><br /><br />The fastest connections from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/annecy" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Annecy</a> to Vevey take 3.5 to 4.5 hours in duration and involves at least 2 train changes along the way; once in Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard and then once in Geneva.<br /><br />Tickets from Annecy to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard can be purchased by searching this segment of the route under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>. When searching for trains to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, you would just type 'Aix les Bains' in the field for the arrival city.<br /><br />Tickets for trains from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Geneva can only be purchased locally when you're in France.<br /><br />Tickets from Geneva to Vevey are not able to be purchased on our website, but you can purchase these by calling us. We can be reached at 1-800-622-8600. Our current hours are 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM CT Monday to Friday.<br /><br /><b><u>Annecy to Vevey (via the Mont Blanc Express route)</u></b><br /><br />As an alternate option from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/annecy" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Annecy</a> to Vevey, you can go by way of the Mont Blanc Express scenic route. This option would take at least about 5.5 hours in duration and involves 3 train changes along the way; once in St-Gervais-les-Bains, once in Vallorcine, and then once in Martigny.<br /><br />The segments from St-Gervais-les-Bains to Vallorcine and Vallorcine to Martigny represent the actual Mont Blanc Express scenic route.<br /><br />Tickets for each of these segments can be purchased by searching under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>. When checking schedules and purchasing tickets from Annecy to Vevey via the Mont Blanc Express, you would just have to break up your search in St Gervais les Bains and then in Martigny.<br /><br />Also, when purchasing tickets on our website for the segment from Martigny to Vevey, you would actually have to enter 'Lausanne' as your end destination. Even though the ticket we issue for this segment would reflect 'Lausanne' as the arrival station, you would just get off the train when it stops in Vevey. For your reference, all direct trains from Martigny to Lausanne stop in Vevey 16 minutes before they are shown on our site to be arriving into <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lausanne" rel="nofollow">Lausanne</a>.<br /><br />Therefore, for this option from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/annecy" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/annecy">Annecy</a> to Vevey, you would do one search for trains from Annecy to St Gervais les Bains, another search from St Gervais les Bains to Martigny, and then you would do a search for connecting trains from Martigny to Lausanne.<br /><br /><b><u>Vevey to Como</u></b><br /><br />The most feasible connections from Vevey to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/como" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Como</a> take about 4.5 hours in duration and involve 2 train changes along the way; once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/montreux" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Montreux</a> and then once in either Gallarate or <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/milan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Milan</a>.<br /><br />You would purchase tickets by searching the route under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>. For a trip from Vevey to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/como" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Como</a>, you would have to piece together the connection by doing a separate search for each segment. Therefore, you would do one search from Vevey to Montreux, another search for connecting trains from either Montreux to Gallarate or Montreux to Milan, and then another search for connecting trains from either Gallarate to Como or <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/milan-como" rel="nofollow">Milan to Como</a>..
  • September 20, 2018 15:10
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Great Advise Needed for Rail Travel from Annecy to Vevey & Vevey to Lake Como by Jeff to Hi Casse,<br /><br /><a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/geneva" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Geneva</a> is a connection point on the route from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/annecy" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Annecy</a> to Vevey. Therefore, connections from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/annecy" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Annecy</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/geneva" rel="nofollow">Geneva</a> would just involve changing trains once in Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard along the way.<br /><br />Tickets from Annecy to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard can be purchased by searching this segment of the route under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>. When searching for trains to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, you would just type 'Aix les Bains' in the field for the arrival city.<br /><br />However, tickets for trains from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Geneva can only be purchased locally when you're in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/france-10" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/france-10">France</a>..
  • September 20, 2018 15:10
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Great Advise Needed for Rail Travel from Annecy to Vevey & Vevey to Lake Como by Jeff to Hi Casse,<br /><br /><a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/geneva" rel="nofollow">Geneva</a> is a connection point on the route from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/annecy" rel="nofollow">Annecy</a> to Vevey. Therefore, connections from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/annecy" rel="nofollow">Annecy</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/geneva" rel="nofollow">Geneva</a> would just involve changing trains once in Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard along the way.<br /><br />Tickets from Annecy to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard can be purchased by searching this segment of the route under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com">www.raileurope.com</a>. When searching for trains to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, you would just type 'Aix les Bains' in the field for the arrival city.<br /><br />However, tickets for trains from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Geneva can only be purchased locally when you're in France..
  • September 20, 2018 15:08
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Great Advise Needed for Rail Travel from Annecy to Vevey & Vevey to Lake Como by Jeff to Hi Casse,<br /><br /><a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/geneva" rel="nofollow">Geneva</a> is a connection point on the route from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/annecy" rel="nofollow">Annecy</a> to Vevey. Therefore, connections from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/annecy" rel="nofollow">Annecy</a> to Geneva would just involve changing trains once in Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard along the way.<br /><br />Tickets from Annecy to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard can be purchased by searching this segment of the route under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com">www.raileurope.com</a>. When searching for trains to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, you would just type 'Aix les Bains' in the field for the arrival city.<br /><br />However, tickets for trains from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Geneva can only be purchased locally when you're in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/france-10" rel="nofollow">France</a>..
  • September 20, 2018 15:06
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Great Advise Needed for Rail Travel from Annecy to Vevey & Vevey to Lake Como by Jeff to Many stations will not have lockers or a left luggage service.<br /><br />Unfortunately, from what I am able to tell, there are no lockers at the station in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/annecy" rel="nofollow">Annecy</a>.<br /><br />It does appear as though the station in Vevey has lockers, or at least some form of baggage consignment/left luggage service.<br /><br />The Como San Giovanni station is also said to have some form of a left luggage service..
  • September 20, 2018 14:31
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Great Advise Needed for Rail Travel from Annecy to Vevey & Vevey to Lake Como by Jeff to Hi Casse,<br /><br />There are no direct trains for either of these routes, so the trip would involve several tickets.<br /><br /><b><u>Annecy to Vevey (via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard and Geneva)</u></b><br /><br />The fastest connections from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/annecy" rel="nofollow">Annecy</a> to Vevey take 3.5 to 4.5 hours in duration and involves at least 2 train changes along the way; once in Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard and then once in Geneva.<br /><br />Tickets from Annecy to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard can be purchased by searching this segment of the route under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>. When searching for trains to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, you would just type 'Aix les Bains' in the field for the arrival city.<br /><br />Tickets for trains from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Geneva can only be purchased locally when you're in France.<br /><br />Tickets from Geneva to Vevey are not able to be purchased on our website, but you can purchase these by calling us. We can be reached at 1-800-622-8600. Our current hours are 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM CT Monday to Friday.<br /><br /><b><u>Annecy to Vevey (via the Mont Blanc Express route)</u></b><br /><br />As an alternate option from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/annecy" rel="nofollow">Annecy</a> to Vevey, you can go by way of the Mont Blanc Express scenic route. This option would take at least about 5.5 hours in duration and involves 3 train changes along the way; once in St-Gervais-les-Bains, once in Vallorcine, and then once in Martigny.<br /><br />The segments from St-Gervais-les-Bains to Vallorcine and Vallorcine to Martigny represent the actual Mont Blanc Express scenic route.<br /><br />Tickets for each of these segments can be purchased by searching under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>. When checking schedules and purchasing tickets from Annecy to Vevey via the Mont Blanc Express, you would just have to break up your search in St Gervais les Bains and then in Martigny.<br /><br />Also, when purchasing tickets on our website for the segment from Martigny to Vevey, you would actually have to enter 'Lausanne' as your end destination. Even though the ticket we issue for this segment would reflect 'Lausanne' as the arrival station, you would just get off the train when it stops in Vevey. For your reference, all direct trains from Martigny to Lausanne stop in Vevey 16 minutes before they are shown on our site to be arriving into Lausanne.<br /><br />Therefore, for this option from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/annecy" rel="nofollow">Annecy</a> to Vevey, you would do one search for trains from Annecy to St Gervais les Bains, another search from St Gervais les Bains to Martigny, and then you would do a search for connecting trains from Martigny to Lausanne.<br /><br /><b><u>Vevey to Como</u></b><br /><br />The most feasible connections from Vevey to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/como" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Como</a> take about 4.5 hours in duration and involve 2 train changes along the way; once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/montreux" rel="nofollow">Montreux</a> and then once in either Gallarate or <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/milan" rel="nofollow">Milan</a>.<br /><br />You would purchase tickets by searching the route under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>. For a trip from Vevey to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/como" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Como</a>, you would have to piece together the connection by doing a separate search for each segment. Therefore, you would do one search from Vevey to Montreux, another search for connecting trains from either Montreux to Gallarate or Montreux to Milan, and then another search for connecting trains from either Gallarate to Como or Milan to Como..
  • September 20, 2018 14:29
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Great Advise Needed for Rail Travel from Annecy to Vevey & Vevey to Lake Como by Jeff to Hi Casse,<br /><br />There are no direct trains for either of these routes, so the trip would involve several tickets.<br /><br /><b><u>Annecy to Vevey (via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard and Geneva)</u></b><br /><br />The fastest connections from Annecy to Vevey take 3.5 to 4.5 hours in duration and involves at least 2 train changes along the way; once in Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard and then once in Geneva.<br /><br />Tickets from Annecy to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard can be purchased by searching this segment of the route under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>. When searching for trains to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, you would just type 'Aix les Bains' in the field for the arrival city.<br /><br />Tickets for trains from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Geneva can only be purchased locally when you're in France.<br /><br />Tickets from Geneva to Vevey are not able to be purchased on our website, but you can purchase these by calling us. We can be reached at 1-800-622-8600. Our current hours are 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM CT Monday to Friday.<br /><br /><b><u>Annecy to Vevey (via the Mont Blanc Express route)</u></b><br /><br />As an alternate option from Annecy to Vevey, you can go by way of the Mont Blanc Express scenic route. This option would take at least about 5.5 hours in duration and involves 3 train changes along the way; once in St-Gervais-les-Bains, once in Vallorcine, and then once in Martigny.<br /><br />The segments from St-Gervais-les-Bains to Vallorcine and Vallorcine to Martigny represent the actual Mont Blanc Express scenic route.<br /><br />Tickets for each of these segments can be purchased by searching under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>. When checking schedules and purchasing tickets from Annecy to Vevey via the Mont Blanc Express, you would just have to break up your search in St Gervais les Bains and then in Martigny.<br /><br />Also, when purchasing tickets on our website for the segment from Martigny to Vevey, you would actually have to enter 'Lausanne' as your end destination. Even though the ticket we issue for this segment would reflect 'Lausanne' as the arrival station, you would just get off the train when it stops in Vevey. For your reference, all direct trains from Martigny to Lausanne stop in Vevey 16 minutes before they are shown on our site to be arriving into Lausanne.<br /><br />Therefore, for this option from Annecy to Vevey, you would do one search for trains from Annecy to St Gervais les Bains, another search from St Gervais les Bains to Martigny, and then you would do a search for connecting trains from Martigny to Lausanne.<br /><br /><b><u>Vevey to Como</u></b><br /><br />The most feasible connections from Vevey to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/como" rel="nofollow">Como</a> take about 4.5 hours in duration and involve 2 train changes along the way; once in Montreux and then once in either Gallarate or Milan.<br /><br />You would purchase tickets by searching the route under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>. For a trip from Vevey to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/como" rel="nofollow">Como</a>, you would have to piece together the connection by doing a separate search for each segment. Therefore, you would do one search from Vevey to Montreux, another search for connecting trains from either Montreux to Gallarate or Montreux to Milan, and then another search for connecting trains from either Gallarate to Como or Milan to Como..
  • September 20, 2018 14:26
    Jeff
    Changed title of Seat selection on Ave Barcelona to Malaga by Stephanie Vazquez to Seat selection on AVE Barcelona to Malaga.
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  • September 20, 2018 14:26
    Jeff
    Changed description of Hello, <br /><br /> I just booked three tickets for the Ave and I didn't see seat numbers on the confirmation. How do I reserve tickets together in advance? <br /><br /> Thank you, <br /> Stephanie by Stephanie Vazquez to Hello, I just booked three tickets for the Ave and I didn't see seat numbers on the confirmation. How do I reserve tickets together in advance?Thank you, Stephanie.
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  • September 20, 2018 14:24
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Seat selection on AVE Barcelona to Malaga by Jeff to For time spent in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/barcelona" rel="nofollow">Barcelona</a>, you can shop various city passes and tours offered by clicking here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-562" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-562">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-562</a>.<br /><br />For time in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/malaga" rel="nofollow">Malaga</a>, you can shop city passes and tours offered by clicking here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=67&amp;cities=cities-956" rel="nofollow">https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=67&amp;cities=cities-956</a>..
  • September 20, 2018 14:23
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Seat selection on AVE Barcelona to Malaga by Jeff to Hi Stephanie,<br /><br /><a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/renfe-spanish-high-speed-trains-7548" rel="nofollow">AVE</a> trains require reservations. When booking tickets for an <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/renfe-spanish-high-speed-trains-7548" rel="nofollow">AVE</a> train, the reservation would be automatically included with your purchase. With that being the case, the seat numbers would be displayed on any email confirmation/booking summary you receive after your order is processed.<br /><br />It is possible that what you're looking at is from before your order was processed, or else your order has not been processed yet.<br /><br />If you need to check on a specific order you placed, you would send an email with your booking number to <a href="mailto:customercare@raileurope.com" rel="nofollow">customercare@raileurope.com</a>. However, please be advised it can take up to 48 business hours to receive a reply by email. Therefore, if you need more immediate assistance, you would have to call us at 1-800-622-8600. Our current hours are 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM CT Monday to Friday..
  • September 14, 2018 20:38
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Italy trip planning to hit Rome, Florence, the Amalfi Coast, Positano, Capri, and Naples. What should I purchase? by Jeff to Hi Vicky,<br /><br /><a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/rome" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rome</a> is directly in between <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/florence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/florence">Florence</a> and the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/naples" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Naples</a>/Amalfi Coast area, so it would be up to you which area you want to visit first.<br /><br />For the itinerary you describe, regular tickets would the most economical option for you. However, you would just purchase tickets between <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/rome" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rome</a>, <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/florence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Florence</a>, and <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/naples" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Naples</a> (in any sequence you want).<br /><br />The Amalfi Coast/Positano is only accessible by a private railway from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/naples" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Naples</a> called the 'Circumvesuviana' and then a bus or ferry.<br /><br />Capri is also only accessible by this same private railway from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/naples" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Naples</a> and then a ferry.<br /><br />Since it is privately owned and operated, tickets for the 'Circumvesuviana Railway' can only be purchased locally when you're in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/destinations/guides-pays/article/italy" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/destinations/guides-pays/article/italy">Italy</a>. The same would be true for the connecting buses or ferries.<br /><br />The Circumvesuviana trains depart out of the Piazza Garibaldi station in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/naples" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/naples">Naples</a>, conveniently located in the lower level of the same building as the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/place/napoli-centrale" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/place/napoli-centrale">Centrale station</a> (the main station in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/naples" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Naples</a> where most trains from elsewhere in Italy would arrive into, including trains coming from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/rome" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rome</a> or <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/florence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/florence">Florence</a>).<br /><br />To get to Positano and the Amalfi Coast, you would take the Circumvesuviana its full route to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/sorrento" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/sorrento">Sorrento</a>. From <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/sorrento" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sorrento</a>, you can take a SITA bus to villages along the actual Amalfi Coast, including Positano. Otherwise, you can board a ferry in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/sorrento" rel="nofollow">Sorrento</a> that you would take you to the villages on the Amalfi Coast, including Positano. The bus runs year-round, while the ferry is only seasonal.<br /><br />To get to Capri, you would once again take the Circumvesuviana its full route to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/sorrento" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/sorrento">Sorrento</a>. where you would switch to a ferry or hydrofoil that would take you to the island itself.<br /><br />If you were to purchase a rail pass, it would not cover any of these particular ferries, nor would it cover the bus between <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/sorrento" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/sorrento">Sorrento</a> and the Amalfi Coast.<br /><br />In advance, you would only purchase tickets for your trains between <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/rome" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rome</a>, <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/florence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/florence">Florence</a>, and <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/naples" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/naples">Naples</a>. The trains connecting these cities are high-speed <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/italian-trains-frecciarossa-7590" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/train/italian-trains-frecciarossa-7590">Frecciarossa</a>, <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/italian-trains-frecciargento-7587" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Frecciargento</a>, or <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/italian-trains-italo-7544" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/train/italian-trains-italo-7544">Italo</a> trains.<br /><br />For your travel between <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/rome" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/rome">Rome</a>, <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/florence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/florence">Florence</a>, and <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/naples" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/naples">Naples</a>, you would purchase the tickets by searching a route under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>. Generally, these trains can be booked once within 120 days of an intended departure date..
  • September 14, 2018 20:37
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Italy trip planning to hit Rome, Florence, the Amalfi Coast, Positano, Capri, and Naples. What should I purchase? by Jeff to A rail pass would not cover any of the ferries in the Amalfi Coast or to Capri. For a list of ferries covered, you would refer to the page for the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/italy-pass-5922" rel="nofollow">Eurail Italy Pass</a> on our website, scroll down slightly, and click 'Rail pass benefits'. After you click 'Rail pass benefits', you would just refer to the 'Cruises &amp; Ferries' category..
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