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General pricing information

A brief guide to pricing tariffs

Since December 2018 some tariff regulation changes have become effective. The TNW continues to have its own general tariff regulations (T651.0 - in German) for the specific TNW products. Within the effort of national harmonisation of tariff regulations, some regulations can only be found in the national tariff regulations T600 (German) such as for bicycles, dogs, hand luggage etc.

The general tariff regulations (T651.0) (German) relate to all pricing within the TNW.

The U-Abo, and in the event of loss

The U-Abo is only valid as a legal ticket as originally supplied (not laminated).

Transferable monthly and annual subscriptions cannot be replaced. In the event of loss, they must be renewed as for a first-time buyer.

Lost or damaged personal, non-transferable monthly and annaul subscriptions can be replaced on payment of a CHF 30 fee.

Residents of canton of Basel-Stadt should contact the BVB Customer Centre on Barfüsserplatz. Tel. 061 685 14 14.

Residents of the cantons of Basel-Landschaft, Aargau and Solothurn should contact the BLT sales office on Heuwaage/Basel. Tel. 061 406 11 11 or 061 406 11 99.

Replacement season tickets are also available at manned SBB stations.

Validity of other tickets

Junior Travelcard/Children's Co-Travelcard

With the Junior Travelcard/Children's Co-Travelcard (Junior-Karte/Kinder-Mitfahrkarte), children between the ages of 6 and 16 travel free of charge when accompanied by a parent with a Junior Travelcard or by the holder of the Children's Co-Travelcard. The adult must have a valid ticket (TNW Single Ticket, Multi-Ride Card, Day Pass, U-Abo or GA). The Junior Travelcard/Children's Co-Travelcard can be purchased at SBB ticket counters and costs CHF 30 per child (please bring your child's passport or an official photographic ID)

Children

Children up to the age of 6 can travel free of charge if they are accompanied by a person with a valid ticket. If they travel unaccompanied, they must pay the reduced fare.
An accompanying person can take a maximum of eight children up to the age of 6 free of charge. The accompanying person must accept responsibility for children in their care and be at least 12 years old for a maximum of four children and at least 16 years old for a maximum of eight children. The reduced price must be paid for children from the age of 6 to the age of 16.

GA travel card (GA)

The GA entitles holders to travel free throughout the Swiss part of the TNW network.

Half-Fare Subscription

With the exception of the U-Abo, all TNW tickets are available at a reduced price for holders of a half-fare subscription (Halbtax). Excluded are the cross-border offers (you can find a separate tariff at triregio for half-fare subscription).

seven25 travelcard

The seven25 subscription is a subscription for children and young people up to the age of 25, which has the same scope as the GA travelcard from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. of the following day. The seven25 travelcard is valid on all lines in the TNW area. Further information can be found at www.sbb.ch/seven25.

Group tickets

Reduced price options are available for groups of 10 or more. A requirement from all the transport companies is advance pre-registration. Sales offices will be glad to help you plan your trip.

Basel City ticket

The Basel City tickets obtained from stations outside the TNW area are only valid in the TNW zone 10: Basel, Riehen, Bettingen, Allschwil, Binningen, Bottmingen, Schönenbuch, Münchenstein, Muttenz and Birsfelden.

Prams/strollers, wheelchairs, bicycles and dogs

Rules covering the carriage of bicycles, prams/strollers and wheelchairs are determined by the individual transport companies. The chauffeur's instructions must be followed.

Prams

Prams and strollers can be transported free of charge within TNW.

Wheelchairs

Wheelchairs are transported free of charge within the TNW area provided that the user travels with them and safety is ensured.

Bicycles

The transport of bicycles brought on by passengers is possible provided space is available. For all transport companies such transport is generally only available outside rush-hour times and again, only when there is sufficient space. Payment for bike transport is at the reduced 2nd class price. Family benefit tickets (junior card/children's travel card) also apply to bicycles.

Dogs and small animals

In principle, a reduced price 2nd class ticket is required for the transport of dogs. Small dogs (shoulder height up to 30 cms), cats, rabbits, birds and household pets travel free of charge if they are carried as hand luggage in bags, cages, baskets or other suitable containers. If these animals are taken out of their containers during transport, a reduced 2nd class ticket needs to be bought for each animal. For dogs with a shoulder height of more than 30 cms., a U-Abo at the price for young aduts is also valid.

Further information

Fine for travelling without a valid ticket

Passengers without a valid ticket will be fined 100 francs. In the case of repetition this amount will be increased (Verbundtarif Nordwestschweiz 651.0).

Map of the network

Map of the network

Tram and bus routes
The greater Basel area

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