Public transport made easy

Fairtiq AG

    • 4.6 • 181 Ratings
    • Free


With FAIRTIQ you don’t have to buy a ticket in advance, indicate your destination or struggle to find the right zone. You will always be charged the best available price, once you have completed your journey. It doesn't matter how often you switch directions, or even if you change between trains, buses and trams. With FAIRTIQ there are no hassles, no complications, just smooth and easy travel at fair prices!

How it works

Shortly before boarding a vehicle, such as train, bus, tram or boat, simply swipe the "Start" button in the FAIRTIQ app. Your final destination does not need to be entered.
If a conductor requests ticket validation, click the "Show ticket" button and the QR code will automatically be displayed in the app.
Once you have arrived at your destination, swipe the "Stop" button in FAIRTIQ. The optimised cost for your trip is then displayed in the app.

Companion mode: With this new function, not only do you get a valid ticket easily and conveniently, but also your fellow companions.

Area of validity
You will find an overview of the area of validity here https://fairtiq.com/en/passengers/area-of-validity

Would you like to know more?

Our support team is at your disposal to answer any questions, offer advice and provide further information. Contact us at feedback@fairtiq.com.

What’s New

Version 7.1.10

Improvements in version 7.1.10:

• Various improvements and bug fixes

Thanks for using FAIRTIQ! We care about the quality of our app and continuously improve it. Thanks to your feedback we implemented a number of improvements and bug fixes.

Want to see your feature in this list? We would like that too. Send us any feedback on how to improve FAIRTIQ at feedback@fairtiq.com.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
181 Ratings

181 Ratings

Smudge197608 ,

Super convenient

This app has saved me so much time and energy buying tickets and worrying about missing catching a train because I haven’t got a ticket yet. Best Swiss app I’ve ever downloaded.

george downtown brooklyn ,

A little easy to misuse, quick customer service

I was traveling and used the app for the first time to get to the main train station to catch an intercity train. I was rushing a bit and forgot to “stop” my trip. I ended up getting charged for ~4x my fare. I contacted customer service and they were able to refund me, and quite quickly at that.

The app seems like it’s a little too easy to misuse. By default, they should enable reminders about closing one’s trip, maybe asking them what their destination stop is to help with delivering the reminder promptly; it would be good to ask users to opt out of such reminders rather than opt in. Users *will* occasionally forget to stop their trips and they should make it really easy and clear how one can request a refund too. The app wasn’t stupid-proof enough for me, and it won’t be for others too.

In my opinion, the basic design choice of requiring users to remember to stop trips is really a questionable one. That said, otherwise, the app is well-designed and customer service was responsive (after I gave an initial 2 star review—not sure if that was related). Honestly, I’d give 3.5 stars if I could.

ruizinho_0306 ,

Do not use blindly

The concept of this app is really cool. Turn it on, get on a bus, train, etc. and get the bill at the end of the day, adapting to the best ticket fare.

The best ticket fare, really? Well, you better check that before, not to get bad surprises.

For long time, it existed only a few types of price fares for train in Switzerland, but now it exist half a dozen if not more. Specially, a new super-reduced ticket is available for specific trains, which you have to check.

I wrote to FAIRTIQ asking if their system would recognise when a specific ride offers the super reduced price and I got no answer. Which means no... As the super-reduced ticket is 50% cheaper, there is little chance you get the best price using this app.

So compare prices for the ride you are considering beforehand.

App Privacy

The developer, Fairtiq AG, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Purchases
  • Financial Info
  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • User Content
  • Identifiers
  • Diagnostics

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics
  • Other Data

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


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