Bicycle transport

Switzerland is a true biker’s paradise. The bicycle can be easily transported by train or bus.

Individual, accompanied bicycle transport in Switzerland

  • On many SBB trains, bicycle transport is possible
  • Train coaches offering transport facilities for bicycles are marked with a bicycle pictogram
  • Exceptions are indicated on the timetable
  • From March to October, a reservation surcharge of CHF 5 per bike applies in all InterCity tilting trains (ICN)


  • Normal fare day ticket CHF 20
  • With Half Fare Card or Swiss Travel System ticket CHF 13
  • For children with a Junior Card accompanied by at least one parent with a valid ticket, bike transport is free of charge

    Shipping bicycles within Switzerland

    • Bicycles can be handed over and collected at any railway station with a luggage counter
    • Bicycles handed over by 19.00h can be collected the day after the next from 09.00h onwards
    • Please check opening hours of luggage counters
    • Groups of 10 or more persons: at least 5 working days of advanced notification prior to travel start is required


      • Bicycles/bicycle trailers CHF 18 (valid ticket required)
      • Special bicycles (tandems, recumbent bicycles, etc.) CHF 36
      • Bicycle transport is also possible on many PostBus lines
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