What does SBB CFF FFS stand for?

What does SBB CFF FFS stand for?

Schweizerischen Bundesbahnen
(Oh, and before we get started — to answer your first question, SBB CFF FFS stands for Schweizerischen Bundesbahnen (SBB), Chemins de fer fédéraux suisses (CFF), Ferrovie Federali Svizzere (FFS). In other words, “Swiss federal train” in German, French, and Italian.)

What is SBB CH?

Swiss Federal Railways (SBB)

How fast do SBB trains go?

Travelling at speeds of 200km/h (124mph), trains have now been traversing the longest tunnel in the world under the Alps for a year.

How do I contact SBB?

Individual offers are available at most Swiss train stations (possibly for a flat-rate fee) or by calling SBB Contact Center on 0848 44 66 88 (CHF 0.08/min.).

Do SBB trains have wifi?

Thanks to the SBB FreeSurf app, you can surf the internet for free on all SBB long-distance trains (IC and IR). Trains with free internet are marked with FS (for FreeSurf) in the online timetable and in the SBB Mobile app.

What is the most common transportation in Switzerland?

Trains. By far the easiest and most common form of transportation in Switzerland is the train, which is one of the most sophisticated and reliable in Europe. It connects to every city, town and many of the smaller villages.

Should I buy Swiss Travel Pass?

More likely than not, it’s more worth it to get the Swiss Travel Pass. It’s especially true if you’re taking Switzerland’s famous scenic trains which are usually the most expensive. The pass easily pays for itself if you plan well and maximises the use of the Swiss Travel Pass.

Why are Swiss trains so good?

Switzerland has one of the densest and longest rail networks, the most punctual service and some of the most spectacular mountain railways in Europe. Even the station clocks are legendary.

Do you need a seat reservation on Swiss trains?

To make your train journey in Switzerland and Europe as comfortable as possible, you can reserve your seat before your journey begins. When travelling to some countries, a reservation is obligatory or automatically included in the ticket price.

What is the difference between 1st class and 2nd class on Swiss trains?

2nd class seats are the standard way to travel in Switzerland. Swiss trains are comfortable, so 2nd class is perfectly fine. 1st class is about 75% more expensive. For that, you get more spacious and more comfortable seats as well as larger windows.