SBB – Stations, Trains, Routes, Map, Pocket Timetable, Tickets, Travelcards, How to reserve?

German: Schweizerische Bundesbahnen, SBB
French: Chemins de fer fédéraux suisses, CFF
Italian: Ferrovie federali svizzere, FFS

SBB stands for ‘Schweizerische Bundesbahnen’ , the national railway company of Switzerland. It is usually referred to by the initials of its three official names – defined by federal law SR/RS 742.31 (SBBG/LCFF/LFFS) Art. 2 §1 –in German, French, and Italian, either as SBB CFF FFS, or used separately. The official English abbreviation is “SBB”. While the official Romansh name, Viafiers federalas svizras (VFF) is used in federal documents and laws and Romansh-language media, it is not used by the SBB. The company controls passenger and freight traffic throughout the country. In addition, some railway routes in Germany and France are used by SBB trains.

SBB Stations

ShopVille-Zurich Central Station Chur train station Olten train station
Bern train station Delemont station Schaffhausen train station
Basel SBB train station Friborg/Freiburg train station Sion train station
Geneva Cornavin train station Geneva airport train station Solothurn train station
Lucerne train station Geneva Eaux-Vives train station St. Gallen train station
Aarau train station Lausanne train station Thun train station
Baden train station Locarno train station Uster station
Bellinzona train station Lugano train station Visp train station
Biel/Bienne train station Montreux train station Wil train station
Brig station Neuchâtel train station Winterthur train station
Yverdon les Bains train station Zurich Enge train station Zurich Stadelhofen train station
Zug Train station Zurich Oerlikon train station

SBB Fleets

Giruno The new Gotthard passenger train.
FV Dosto. The new long-distance double-decker train.
Astoro. The ElettroTreno Rapido.
ICN. The intercity tilting train.
IC2000. The long-distance double-decker train.
IC2000 modernized. The long-distance double-decker train.
New IR Dosto. New interregional double-decker train.
IR Dosto. The interregional double-decker train.
Standard car IV / Eurocity. The locomotive-carriage commuter train.
Flirt. The nimble, light intercity and regional multiple unit.
Regio Dosto. The regional double-decker train.
Domino. The single-story regional train.
GTW Seetal. The Seetal articulated railcar.
DPZ. The double-decker commuter train.
DTZ. The double-decker railcar train.
Mouette. The new long-distance transport flirt.

SBB Train Network-Route Map

Red shows the routes of high speed trains where green shows the routes of regional trains and blue line shows the routes of scenic train

Swiss Train Network-Route Map


How to Create Personal Pocket Time table?

  1. Enter the from to destination
  2. Enter the journey date and return date
  3. Select single or return trip
  4. Click “Display PDF”

SBB Tickets and Travel cards

SBB Tickets 

  • Standard tickets
  • Supersaver
  • City ticket
  • Multiple-journey ticket
  • Saver Day Pass


  • GA Travelcard.
  • Swiss Pass
  • BÜGA Monthly Season Ticket
  • Half Fare Travelcard.
  • Night travelcard for young people.
  • Leisure Travelcard.
  • Point-to-Point Travelcard.
  • Annual bike pass
  • Annual Dog Pass
  • Monthly Dog Pass
  • MGB Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn Adventure Card
  • Tell Pass

How to reserve your seat at SBB?

  1. Visit the above link
  2. Enter the departure and arrival destination
  3. Select the Outbound and return date
  4. Select your time to travel and ticket price
  5. Select the ticket class type
  6. Choose your seats
  7. Enter the Personal Details
  8. Make a Payment


SBB Customer Care Contacts

Address: SBB Contact Center, P.O. Box CH-3900 Brig

Phone: 0848 44 66 88 (CHF 0.08/min.)

Hours: Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m


Is pets are allowed in SBB Trains?

Yes. Small dogs with a height of 30 cm travel for free and without a reservation if they’re in a carrier or cage. If your dog is larger than that, you’ll need to buy a one-day Travel Pass for dogs, which is valid on all Swiss trains, trams and buses.

Can you take my bike on SBB trains?

Yes, you can take your bike on most SBB trains. You can transport your bike free of charge only if you fold it and store it in a transport case, otherwise you’ll have to buy a ticket for it and book a space before your travel date.

Is it possible to book seats for Scenic Trains in Switzerland?

Yes. You can seat reservation for touristic trains.

Bernina Express: A four-hour journey through Switzerland & Italy
Glacier Express:
Goldenpass: A choice of 3 scenic routes or the Chocolate Train
Gotthard Panorama Express: A scenic journey through the heart of Switzerland
Luzern-Interlaken Express: (seat reservations extra) Journey between two world-class tourist destinations

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