Facts and figures

Overview of PostBus Switzerland Ltd

With a network covering 11 982 kilometres and 2238 vehicles, PostBus Switzerland Ltd is the country's leading provider of road-based passenger transport. PostBus is constantly raising its profile as a public transport systems leader and is increasing its presence in Swiss cities and conurbations as well as in neighbouring countries.

Key market figures in Switzerland

Key market figures in Switzerland

The steadily growing demand for services has led to an impressive service portfolio for PostBus in Switzerland.

No. of routes


Network length in km

11 982

Number of stops

11 595

Km per year in millions


Passengers in millions


Passenger km in millions


No. of vehicles

2 238



Jobs per canton

Number of full-time equivalents at PostBus Switzerland Ltd incl. PostBus operators.

Canton Person
Aargau 413
Appenzell (AI / AR) 35
Basel-Landschaft 76
Basel-Stadt 46
Bern 517
Freiburg 8
Glarus 7
Graubünden 361
Jura 95
Luzern 119
Neuenburg 34
Nidwalden 34
Obwalden 19
St. Gallen 232
Schaffhausen 12
Schwyz 52
Solothurn 86
Tessin 266
Thurgau 144
Uri 8
Waadt 240
Wallis 304
Zürich 314
Total 3423


PostBus Factsheet

PostBus Switzerland Ltd is the market leader in public bus transport in Switzerland.

The hallmarks of PostBus – the three-tone horn and the yellow Postbuses – are part of Switzerland’s cultural identity. The PostBus brand embodies reliability, security and trust. Increasingly, it also represents innovative, sustainable public transport. PostBus is a leading provider of system management functionality in public transport.

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