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If you buy your ticket online or via your mobile phone, you should keep an eye out for supersaver tickets. Just search for your desired route and travel time and you’ll be able to see whether supersaver tickets at a discount of up to 70% are available for the service in question.

SBB supersaver tickets

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Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg airport is operated jointly by two states. You should therefore make sure you use the exit on the Swiss side when travelling to destinations in Switzerland.

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Valais even has its own airport in Sion. It operates in-season flights to and from London, Zurich, Mallorca and Porto. The journey from Sion bus station to the “Sion, Aéroport” stop at the airport takes less than 10 minutes.

Airport Sion

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If you would like to travel on public transport with children between the ages of 6 and 16, you can buy a personal Children’s Co-travelcard for CHF 30, valid for one year. The card makes it possible to go on inexpensive day trips in Switzerland, even when your young relatives are visiting.

SBB Junior travelcard

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The SBB is now offering a Saver Day Pass for customers who book at least 60 days in advance. The sooner you buy your Saver Day Pass online or via your mobile phone, the lower the price will be (from CHF 29 with a Half Fare Travelcard and from CHF 52 without a Half Fare Travelcard).

SBB Saver Day Pass

Mobility

Closer than you think
Valais offers you a diverse range of excursions right at your doorstep. For those who occasionally feel the call of the city, the rest of Switzerland and its neighbouring countries are just a short journey away thanks to Valais’s central location. The excellent public transport networks mean you can visit museums in Zurich, attend concerts in Geneva, or go on shopping trips to Milan at any time.

 

 

From Valais

 

approximate travel time

to Bern

1    hour

to Zurich

2    hours

to Geneva

2.5 hours

to Milan

2    hours

to the Mediterranean

<4  hours

In the far distance

If you’re travelling further afield on holiday or for a business trip, there are several airports to choose from: Zurich, Geneva, Basel and Milan airports are all roughly two hours from Valais.

With Sion Airport (SIR), Valais has its own airport and in just under one and a half hours you can reach Bern Airport (BRN). Those looking for seasonal flights to holiday regions can find information there.