Travel like 100 years ago in the Swiss Alps and get a 20% discount on train tickets for the Furka mountain steam train with the Travel card.
Book your train ticket for the Premium, 1st, or 2nd class early with a 20% discount* and experience a unique journey on the nostalgic steam train from June 29th to September 24th, 2023.
Top-up your Travel card (if not already done)
Order your Travel card directly in the Swiss Bankers app (click on the red plus in the top right corner of the app):
Download your coupon** for a free soft drink and bratwurst at the intermediate station of Furka Mountain Steam Railway.
Redemption: Present the printed or digital coupon together with the Travel card at the cashier of the refreshment area at the intermediate station of Furka Mountain Steam Railway.
After years of restoration and pioneering work, the railway travels from Realp on the originally discontinued Glacier Express route, passing by the Rhone Glacier, over the Furka Pass, and all the way to Oberwald (VS). A hidden gem and unforgettable destination for young and old alike. Experience the golden age of the steam railway, a piece of Swiss history in the heart of the Alps.
I forgot to book the ticket with discount, will I get a refund?
If you did not select the discount in the booking form, you will have to pay the full price. However, you can later request a refund for the price difference of 20% at the cashier of the Furka Mountain Steam Railway in Realp.
Can I also book the diesel train with a discount?
Can I benefit from the 20% discount multiple times?
No, the 20% discount can only be used once per person. Each person who wants to benefit from the discount must also present their Travel card to the train staff as identification.
Do I need to present the train ticket in printed form?
No, you can also present the ticket on your smartphone.
Do I need to present the printed coupon for the free refreshments?
No, you can also present the coupon for the free refreshments on your smartphone.
Do I need to bring the Travel card with me?
The Travel card serves as identification to benefit from the 20% discount and free refreshments. Therefore, the card must be presented to the railway staff. You can also use the digital Travel card in the Swiss Bankers App as identification.
How do I get to the Furka Mountain Steam Railway?
The two starting stations, Realp UR and Oberwald VS, as well as Gletsch VS station, can be reached by car or public transportation. Parking spaces are available on-site. Additionally, all three towns offer accommodation options.
How long is the 20% discount valid for?
The 20% discount is valid for the duration of the 2023 season, from June 29th to September 24th. The discount cannot be carried over to the following year.
Where can I find the timetable?
*Promotion applies to the Furka Mountain Steam Railway (operating from June 29th to September 24th, 2023). Tickets available while supplies last. Support is available at firstname.lastname@example.org. Legal recourse is excluded. No entitlement to discount without the Travel card. The digital Travel card in the Swiss Bankers App is accepted as identification.
**Valid from June 29th to September 24th, 2023, for one person during train operation. Not combinable with other offers. No cash payout.