Facts and figures

Overview of PostBus

With a network covering 12 076 kilometres and 2200 vehicles, PostBus 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

12 076

Number of stops

11 773

Km per year in millions


Passengers in millions


Passenger km in millions


No. of vehicles

2 242



Jobs per canton

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

Canton Person
Aargau 431
Appenzell (AI / AR) 42
Basel-Landschaft 78
Basel-Stadt 47
Bern 543
Freiburg 9
Glarus 7
Graubünden 365
Jura 117
Luzern 118
Neuenburg 32
Nidwalden 31
Obwalden 21
St. Gallen 238
Schaffhausen 8
Schwyz 66
Solothurn 85
Tessin 268
Thurgau 146
Uri 9
Waadt 253
Wallis 310
Zürich 357
Total 3582


PostBus Factsheet

PostBus 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.

PostBus Factsheet