In Switzerland it is necessary when passing highway and some road sections provide car vignette. Due to the relatively dense road network charging zones in Switzerland without vignettes probably can not do. In addition to motorcycles and cars up to 3.5t is to be valid sticker also mark the trailer / caravan. Highway sticker is available for drivers with only annual, or 14 months validity (1.12 - 1.31). If this state, you will drive the car over 3.5 tonnes, it is necessary to place vignettes border crossing to pay a fee for heavy vehicles. In addition to the charges for the passage of the motorway network in Switzerland is charged through tunnels Great Saint Bernard and the Munt la Scher.
Price vignettes in Switzerland for 2017
|validity/weight||vozidla do 3,5t||over 3,5t|
|Annual||40 CHF||fee per vehicle type|
Highway signs must be equipped with a trailer or caravan (up to 3.5 tonnes) see FAQ
In Switzerland, is charged passage of two tunnels leading to Italy and tunnel between Kandersteg and Goppenstein with train transportation vehicles. This is the Great Saint Bernard Tunnel, Munt la Scher leading to Livigno and Lötschberg between Kandersteg and Goppenstein. Prices tunnels divided according to categories of vehicles can be found in the table below.
Prices for crossing tunnels (winter 2016/17)
|Tunnel||motorcycles||cars up to 3,5t||vehicles over 3,5t||website|
|Great Saint Bernard||17,20 CHF / € 16,40||29,30 CHF / € 27,90||according to size||letunnel.com|
|Munt la Schera||13,00 CHF / € 12,00||45,00 CHF / € 42,00||according to size||engadin-strom.ch|
Tunnels with train transporting vehicles (indicative prices)
|Tunel||motorcycles||cars up to 3,5t||vehicles over 3,5t||website|
|Lötschberg||16,00 CHF||22,00 - 27,00 CHF||according to size||bls.ch|
|Simplon||15,00 CHF||22,00 CHF||according to size||sbb.ch|
|Oberalp||65,00 CHF + passenger 11,80 CHF||36,00 CHF / € 30,00||according to size||matterhorngotthardbahn.ch|
|Vereina||12,00 - 20,00 CHF||31,00 - 42,00 CHF||according to size||rhb.ch|
|Furka||19,00 CHF||25,00 - 30,00 CHF||according to size||matterhorngotthardbahn.ch|
Information about vignettes
- Highway max. 120 Km/h
- Outside town max. 80/100 Km/h
- In town max. 50 Km/h
- With trailer/TIR max. 80 Km/h
Where to buy Swiss vignette?
Swiss vignette can be purchased at most consumer retail outlets such as customs offices at border crossings, Swiss Post, gas stations and other common locations.
Replacing the damaged highway stickers
In case of damage to the windscreen and the consequent impairment of vignettes, can ask for a refund. With the request, however, must be documented invoice for a new windshield and prove that for any damage vignettes not entitled to compensation for car insurance. For more information and an application for replacement of damaged highway signs, for example, may be filed in any of the offices at border crossings.
Exemption from payment of toll fees for persons with reduced mobility
Switzerland can not apply for exemption or relief from the purchase of vignettes, but a resident reindeer and a vehicle registered in Switzerland have the possibility to ask for exemption from the payment of road tax.
Road fees for vehicles over 3.5 tonnes
Drivers of vehicles weighing over 3.5 tonnes instead of the vignettes required to pay tax on the use of road sections. The amount of this tax is derived from the weight of the vehicle type and length of stay in Switzerland. The minimum fee is 25 CHF. The relevant documents recommend to settle at the customs office at the border crossing. Additional information, including the charge rate can be found on official website (forms and FAQ in the right menu). It is also possible to use the toll payment system Tripon, which is compatible after registration with the Austrian system Go-Box.
Swiss road map
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