The PostBus network is perfect for exploring Switzerland. The famous yellow buses have been transporting people through the lakes and mountains scenery for over 100 years. Offering a network of 848 routes, the PostBus fleet is modern, comfortable and even includes specially adapted vehicles to cross the steep alpine passes. The reliable PostBuses also connect seamlessly with the local train and boat timetables. This is a fabulous way to travel - whether you are taking a short hop to a nearby village for lunch or trying a longer day trip for some wonderful sightseeing.
Superb value PostBus with your Half Fare Card
As well as opening up the whole country to you, travelling by PostBus can be a very economical way to get around. Your Half Fare Card (included in your holiday price) gives you a 50% discount on PostBus travel. If you are intending to do a lot of travelling, consider pre-booking a Swiss Travel Pass or one of the Regional Passes, as these include completely FREE PostBus travel. We will be happy to advise you on the passes and how to make the most of your time in Switzerland on 0800 619 1200.
PostBus also offers a FREE app with timetables, up to date travel information and audio guides which allow you to fully appreciate the beautiful scenery and historic towns from the comfort of your seat.
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Exploring and walking
Many visitors to Switzerland enjoy getting out into the countryside for walks that combine beautiful natural sights and fresh Swiss air. The PostBus is a great way to get you to your start point - and of course to bring you home at the end of a splendid day's walking.
The PostBus network connects seamlessly with trains, boats, cable cars and funiculars to ensure you can explore the country to your heart's content.
Find out more about walking in Switzerland or browse through the fabulous excursion opportunities.
There are many PostBus routes that pass beautiful landscapes. We are delighted to offer pre-bookable tours such as the Palm Express (for a two centre St. Moritz/Lugano holiday) or the Central Alps Passes day trip from Meiringen.
There are many other examples: you could travel from historic Chur, past the Viamala Gorge, through the San Bernadino tunnel and on to the medieval castles of Bellinzona. Or how about the Beatenburg route, which departs from Interlaken and takes you high above Lake Thun to Beatenburg, where you will be rewarded with breathtaking views of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains. The PostBus website offers plenty of recommendations for sightseeing across the length and breadth of Switzerland.
If you would like to create a two or multi centre holiday using travel by PostBus, we will be delighted to help you with accommodation wherever you would like to stay. Please call us on 0800 619 1200 to tailor make your perfect holiday.
For those keen on scenic touring, please also take a look at our range of scenic rail holiday suggestions.