By Train to Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Station from Interlaken in Switzerland

Eigergletscher station on the Jungfraubahn trains to the Top of Europe station

Jungfraubahnen cogwheel trains travel to Europe’s highest mountain railway station (Jungfraujoch-Top of Europe Bahnhof) in the Alps above Interlaken where Switzerland is at its most beautiful — a dream train ride for many travelers. The new Eiger Express cable car shortens the journey. The Jungfrau area near Interlaken is amongst the most beautiful regions of … Read more

Getting to Geneva Airport by Bus or Train

Geneva Airport Bus 5

Public Transportation from Switzerland to Genève Cointrin Aéroport (GVA) Buses and trains provide easy access to Geneva Cointrin Airport (GVA) from central Genève and Switzerland. Arriving passengers get free public transportation passes. Geneva Cointrin Airport (GVA) is very conveniently located 5 km (3 miles) from downtown Genève. A mainline train station in the basement of … Read more

RailJet High-Speed Trains Travel from Zurich to Vienna

Austrian Railways fast and luxurious RailJet trains connect Wien and Zürich a few times per day via Innsbruck, Salzburg, and Linz in around eight hours.

ÖBB Railjet @ Zürich SBB
 photo credit: Cha già José

High-speed RailJet (RJ) trains run a few times per day between Zürich Hauptbahnhof in Switzerland and Wien Westbahnhof in Austria. En route, the trains stop at amongst others Linz, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Feldkirch, and Sargans. Tickets for RailJet trains cost the same as regular long-distance trains but the wagons are much more luxurious and comfortable. Special offers are often available and may be as cheap as €29 / CHF35 one way. The Euro Night (EN) sleeper train between Zurich and Vienna is an interesting alternative to the daytime high-speed RailJet trains and special deals may make it even cheaper.

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