With FAIRTIQ, the 2019 Central Switzerland Yodelling Festival is only one swipe away!

Yodelling festivals are definitely having a moment. Once a niche event where connoisseurs of Swiss traditions and customs flocked to listen to the alphorn and marvel at masterful flag-throwing displays, these festivals now also attract a wider public who come more for the fun and friendly atmosphere and to enjoy a day out with a difference. You may have already heard about the upcoming 63rd Central Switzerland Yodelling Festival. But you might not know that it is now easier and cheaper to get to the festival thanks to vbl, Lucerne’s public transport provider, and FAIRTIQ.

Saving you time and money

From 28 to 30 June 2019, Fairtiq users travelling in the Passepartout fare zone (cantons of Lucerne, Obwalden and Nidwalden) to and from the yodelling festival in Horw will automatically receive a CHF 4 discount on their fare. Simply turn on the FAIRTIQ app and check in/check out at one the following stops:

  • Horw, ‘Bahnhof’ (mainline train station)
  • Horw, ‘Zentralbahn zb’
  • Waldegg
  • Wegscheide
  • Horw, Kirchweg
  • Horw, Zentrum


FAIRTIQ automatically works out your fare, leaving you more time to focus on what you want to do, like perfecting your yodelling technique! Re-discover the comfort and fun of travelling on public transport and enjoy your trip to the 2019 Central Switzerland Yodelling Festival in Horw. It’s sure to hit all the right notes.