Connect central Switzerland and Lake Geneva with this attractive scenic train ride. Depart from historic Lucerne and cross the Brünig pass with the Golden Pass panoramic train. The Golden Pass line continues towards Gstaad, favorite playground for the rich and famous. Then the train makes an electrifying descent towards Montreux, passing through vineyards and country estates to finally arrive at shimmering Lake Geneva.
The Golden Pass runs on the route:
- (Zurich –) Lucerne – Brünigpass – Interlaken – Zweisimmen – Montreux (– Geneva)
Conditions for Eurail pass holders
Eurail passes are valid on the entire Golden Pass journey. Seat reservation for groups is compulsory and for individuals recommended. Special supplements apply for the VIP seats and there reservation is also compulsory.
For a special treat, ride in the head of the train (VIP seats). You will feel as if you are driving the train. Limited seating only. Between Montreux and Zweisimmen, travelers can also enjoy the "Golden Pass Classic" with refurbished vintage Orient Express cars.
Panorama car and eating possibilities on board:
- Between Lucerne and Interlaken East: Panorama car in 1st class – Dining car
- Between Interlaken East and Zweisimmen: Salon car and Golden Pass Lounge in 1st class – Railbar service
- Between Zweisimmen and Montreux: Panorama cars in 1st and 2nd class, Front seats VIP “grand vue”, – Railbar service
More info at www.goldenpass.ch.
Take the chocolate train from Montreux to Broc-Chocolat and discover where Switzerland's delicious chocolate and cheese is made. Visit the cheese factory in the beautiful village Gruyère and continue your journey to Broc to see how chocolate is made.
Eurail passes are valid on the entire Chocolate train route. Reservations are compulsory and can be made online through the Golden Pass website.
Select Montreux as departure station and Broc-Chocolat as arrival station. The special Eurail fare is called GA.
- 1st class: CHF49
- 2nd class: CHF59