Is it compulsory to reserve a seat on Swiss trains?

On the following panorama trains seat reservations are mandatory: Glacier Express, Bernina Express, Gotthard Panorama Express, Palm Express and Furka Cogwheel Steam Railway.

On all other trains, reservations are not mandatory but often recommended. Seat reservations are subject to a charge. Seats can be reserved at, via the Rail Service 0848 44 66 88 (CHF 0.08/Min CH) or directly at the ticket office.


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