GoldenPass Line

GoldenPass Line

Experience the best of Switzerland on this golden rail journey

  • Interlaken - Lucerne: 01:51
  • Book up to 90 days in advance
  • Scenic trains
  • Unique travel experience
  • Panoramic route

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Overview

GoldenPass Line

One of the brightest stars in Switzerland’s rail network, the GoldenPass line stretches nearly 150 miles from Lucerne to Lake Geneva. Travelers enjoy unforgettable views of so many of Switzerland’s highlights from Montreux to Zweisimmen as they relax aboard panoramic trains.

While these ultra-modern, ultra-comfortable trains will appeal to many Swiss holiday revelers, others undoubtedly will embrace the romantic, luxurious ride provided by GoldenPass Classic Belle Epoque coaches. These beautiful trains boast unique “wine cellar” coaches that serve an assortment of wines and regional specialties. GoldenPass Classic trains run daily in both directions along the Montreux to Zweisimmen route. Panoramic trains also travel between Interlaken and Lucerne, though often, the route taken is from Lucerne to Montreux, with changes of trains in Interlaken and Zweisimmen or the reverse.



Practical information


It is advisable to arrive at the train station at least 10 minutes prior to your train’s scheduled departure time. This is important especially if you are unfamiliar with the station, it will allow you time fo locate the train departure board and your departing track.

Paper ticket

Receive your ticket directly to your address. Just take them with you and you are ready to travel. Shipping fees apply.


Booking :
  • GoldenPass Line tickets are open for booking 90 days ahead.
  • Get the lowest prices by booking early and don’t wait until the last minute as cheaper seats sell the fastest.
  • Opt for off-peak trains when you have to travel short notice. They are more affordable than morning and evening trains along with those running on holiday eves, Friday and Sunday afternoon.

A class apart

Classes of service

Services & amenities offered by GoldenPass Line
Second classFirst class
Rail Carrier DesignationClass of service for the Rail Carrier, as you might see on your ticket. Second class First class
Generous legroom Watch rolling landscapes pass with room to stretch your legs.
Panoramic cars Experience the exquisite landscape pass by through large panoramic windows.
Spacious seats Make yourself at home as you journey from one city to the next in a comfy leather seat with headrest.
Bar buffet car Choose from a variety of tasty snacks and beverages, for purchase, to enjoy on your journey.

Travel forum

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