July rail champion quiz: discover Europe by train.

Climate-friendly travel directly to the heart of European cities? We can do that! Learn more about opportunities to travel to our neighbouring countries.


On the TGV Lyria, your customers can reach France in a flash at any time. There are currently four to five direct connections to Paris from Zurich/Basel, Geneva and Lausanne every day. TGV Lyria offers three different travel classes with varying levels of comfort and service (Business 1ère will be available for booking once again from 30 August 2021). And children under 16 years old can now travel at the fixed prices of CHF 33 for 2nd class and CHF 43 for 1st class. Would your customers like to spend the summer in the south of France? A TGV service will run from Geneva directly to Marseille every day until 29 August 2021.

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Trips to Italy are centred around the travel hub of Milan. From Switzerland, there are several direct connections to this cathedral city every day. Onwards connections are then possible to every corner of Italy. Venice and Genoa can both be reached via a direct connection from Zürich HB. There is also a direct connection from Geneva to Venice. Attractive saver fares are available for all direct trains between Switzerland and Italy. What’s more, seat reservations are automatically included with all bookings. 

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Fast direct connections bring the north of Germany closer to your customers. Comfortable ICE/EC trains run directly to Hamburg from Zurich and Basel several times a day. The comfort of the Nightjet is available for those who would prefer to travel overnight and wake up at their destination. 

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Many Austrian cities can be reached via direct connections from Switzerland, either during the day on the modern high-speed Railjet train or at night on the Nightjet. Business travellers can travel comfortably in the 1st class business compartment on the Railjet while taking advantage of spacious tables, power sockets and a quiet working atmosphere. But there is just as much to offer for families and children. Can you say you have experienced a cinema on wheels? 

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Interrail – travel right around Europe.

The Interrail Global Pass offers your customers practically unlimited possibilities when it comes to creating a personal itinerary through up to 33 European countries. And the best thing: when you purchase an Adult pass, you also get a free Interrail pass for a child under 12 years old. There are attractive discounts for young people aged between 12 and 27 years old, as well as for senior citizens over 60 years old. 

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July rail champion quiz.

In which of these countries is the Interrail Global Pass valid?
What is the name of the high-speed train in Austria?
Which two trains take you directly from Switzerland to the Mediterranean Sea during the summer season?
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