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Half fare Card 1 Year for visitor

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I'm from Asia and will arrived Switzerland in a next few day, I planning to purchase half fare card for 1 year. Can I purchase and activate by online? Should I have address in Switzerland?

Best Regards,




Hello @ittmee 

Thank you for your question.

In your case, we recommend the Half Fare Card for one year. You can find more information at the following link: The Half Fare Travelcard on the SwissPass | SBB

I wish you a nice day.

Kind regards, AferditaH


Thank you for replying. 

But can not buy half fare card online.

Can you suggest the instruction to make it success?

I have to buy Swisspass first? How to do online? I will arrive on Aug 27.

Second, I have to use customer no. to fill up when purchase half fare card, is that correct?

Thank you in advance for your help

Best Regards,


Hello @ittmee 

Thank you for your questions.

If it's the first time that you want to buy the Half Fare Card and you don't have a Swisspass and costumer number yet, the best solution for you is to buy the Half Fare Card when you'll arrive in Switzerland. If you don't have the Swisspass card, it is not possible to buy the Half Fare Card online.

Search here for your desired station and its business hours: 

I wish you a nice stay in Switzerland.

Kind regards