Covering over 230 kilometers of railway lines and encompassing 17 public transport networks, the Leman Pass opens up a world of possibilities for exploration across the Swiss-French border. Simplifying your travel between Switzerland and France in the Leman region, this pass eliminates the need for separate tickets when traveling on various public transport networks.

With a single Leman Pass, you will be able to explore the Leman Express Trains, regional trains, coaches, trams, buses, and even shuttle boats. Additionally, since you are doing away with multiple tickets, you will be able to enjoy cost savings, leading to a more affordable journey. And the flexibility to design your own travel route through a unique combination of public transportation options makes your journey more enticing.

If you are a travel enthusiast who is looking for a value proposition when traveling between Switzerland and France in the Leman region, then our in-depth guide can help you make the most of your travel budget.

Know the Types of Tickets and Cost

The ticket prices for Leman Pass depend on the type of ticket you opt for and the total number of zones you will be covering. You have the option to opt for subscriptions (annual or monthly), day cards, multi-zone tickets, bike tickets, animal tickets, etc.

For instance, the Leman Pass 1-day ticket allows you to use public transportation in the selected urban areas for one day until 5 a.m. the following day. And a one-day pass for an adult traveling in zones 10, 200, or 250 costs around 16 CHF (Swiss Franc).

Similarly, the Leman Pass 5-day multi-zone pass provides you with unlimited travel within zone 10 as well as one or two neighboring zones (excluding 300, 380, and 400) for five days.

To know more about the different Leman Pass tickets and tariff prices, visit here.

How to Buy Leman Pass Online

You can purchase your Leman Pass through multiple points of sale, based on your preferences. To view the list of authorized dealers, visit here.

In this guide, we will be going through two of the easiest processes (both online) through which you can obtain your Leman Pass. Steps for the processes have been provided below.

Purchasing via SNCF

  1. Start by first heading over to the official website.
  2. On the landing page, you will have the option to select your preferred category of Leman Pass. Simply browse through the list and choose the one that fits your bill by clicking on the ‘Buy’ option.
  3. You will then be required to select your date of travel and the number of passengers who will be traveling. Additionally, you also need to set your travel route.
  4. In the next step, choose the ticket class type you require (whether 1st class or 2nd class), and then you will be required to enter the name of the passenger(s), date of birth, and email address (which will be used as the primary mode of communication). Alternatively, you can also login or create an account to save your order details.
  5. Finally, make the requisite payment for the ticket online, and the same will be delivered to your email address instantly.

For any assistance, call SNCF customer support at 09 69 32 21 41.

Purchasing via TAC

  1. Begin your journey by first visiting the website here. You can also download the ‘TAC Mobilites’ app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.
  2. Proceed to click on ‘Leman Pass’ and then select your preferred travel pass that you want to purchase.
  3. You will then be required to sign in to your account, which you can do using your registered email address and password. However, if you do not have an account, you can create one.
  4. Once you are logged in, you will need to state travel information, such as the date of travel, number of passengers, passenger names along with date of birth, and the travel route. Additionally, you also need to choose your ticket class type.
  5. Based on your selections, the final price of the ticket will be shown on your screen. Simply pay the billed amount online using your debit or credit card, and your tickets (in digitized format) will be delivered to your email ID.

If you need any help, you can contact TAC customer support via phone at 0 800 00 19 53.

Apart from purchasing your Leman Pass tickets through the online channels mentioned above, you can also make your purchase offline through SBB (Swiss Federal Railways) ticket counters and SNCF ticket counters.

SNCF ticket counters are located across all Leman Express train stations, and purchases can be made using your debit or credit card. On the other hand, you can find SBB ticket counters at Geneva-Cornavin, Geneva-Eaux-Vives, and Geneva-Airport train stations, as well as the Balexert shopping center.

For any further queries or assistance regarding Leman Pass purchases or of any other kind, you can send a letter to the following address: GCT – Community Rate Management, Place Cornavin 2, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland.

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Last Update: May 13, 2024