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Appenzeller Bahnen

Appenzell, Switzerland
+41 71 354 50 60
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Visit to Äscher mit zug von Appenzell Sehr Ruhrgebied und gut

Visit to Äscher mit zug von Appenzell Sehr Ruhrgebied und gut. We walked from campingsite to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Hillien B
via mobile
It's is the ONLY way to travel!

Very pleasant narrow gauge railway linking the St. Gallen Bahnhof (Main train station) and... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
rachel e
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“Visit to Äscher mit zug von Appenzell Sehr Ruhrgebied und gut”
5 May 2017
“It's is the ONLY way to travel!”
Appenzell, Switzerland
+41 71 354 50 60
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visit to Äscher mit zug von Appenzell Sehr Ruhrgebied und gut. We walked from campingsite to Appenzell and with train to Hemisau and there we walked to Äscher ( tough) through the forest ,wildkirche and top and back with cablecar. It was heavy but great.

Thank Hillien B
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Very pleasant narrow gauge railway linking the St. Gallen Bahnhof (Main train station) and Appenzell. Short walk to most shops, hotels and restaurants in the area.

Thank rachel e
ab_appenzellerbahnen, Leiterin Markt und Produkte at Appenzeller Bahnen, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Dear Rachel Thank you very much for travelling with the Appenzeller Bahnen and for your review on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to hear that you recommend to travel by train from St.Gallen to Appenzell. We hope to welcome you soon again. Kind regards Appenzeller Bahnen

Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This is what call the rural "Hop-on Hop-off" bus/train. We used it to see the local countryside, to visit St Gallen, or to access the numerous mountain trams and villages. It is a lovely way to travel and you don't have to watch the road.

Thank woodmister
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Great little train for getting out and about into the countryside. Runs every 30 minutes, stops many times all along the way, but good connecting transportation and scenic views of Appenzeller land. We took it to Wasseraun to connect with cable car to Ebenalp. Also...More

Thank Chinana
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Has big windows that open. Also great for views. Frequent trains. If you have appenzell card, it is free.

Thank bbbuttercup
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This is a great way to travel the region. You can easily get onto these little trains; good network coverage.

Thank fairytale78
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The train is tiny, but runs reliably to almost anywhere you might want to visit in the Appenzell region. Lots of fun and reasonably priced! If you stay 3 nights or more at a local hotel, they will give you a free pass to use...More

1  Thank Terre2014
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Even in a town as small as Appenzell the train is central and functions well with trains arriving and departing every 30 minutes. We took the train to the Kronberg cable car then hiked all the way back to Appenzell through stunningly beautiful countryside. Our...More

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

A local mountain train that runs from Gossau to St.Gallen.Its clean comfortable & punctual.it twists & climbs through mountain villages,offering fabulous views of the region.prices are reasonable.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 30 December 2015

This is just one branch of the very extensive Swiss rail networks. Don't get fooled thinking this is something special. It is a great way to get from place to place, and sure, it does have some great views from the window...but it is still...More

2  Thank EDLichtenstein
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How long does the entire train ride take and is it a good thing to do for just one day? cost? We only have a full day in Appenzell, (March) what else should we do, besides the beer, which I love?
20 March 2017|
Response from ab_appenzellerbahnen | Property representative |
Dear Summertravels2 Thank you for your interest in our railway company. We recommend you the following train rides: No. 1: Appenzell–St.Gallen–Appenzell (CHF 19.20 for an adult, CHF 9.60 for children from 6 to 16 or adults... More
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When staying for 3 nights in Appenzeller and getting the free train pass, do you get 2 passes if 2 travelers are staying (husband and wife), or does one pass cover both? Thanks
27 September 2016|
Response from Chinana | Reviewed this property |
I think a pass for the two of you. We only stayed 2 nights so we used our Swiss Travel Pass. This is a very lId back, informal train. Never saw anyone checking passes.