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Need suggestion for 4 nights Itinerary for Switzerland

4 nights Switzerland
2 adults + 2 Kids (12,15)
Date City

4 Paris - Basel via TGV Lyria train - Basel - Lucerne via swiss train
5 Lucerne - Engelberg via swiss train - Engelberg - Mount Titlis cable car
Same day return in the evening Engelberg - Interlaken OR - Lauterbrunnen OR - Grindelwald via swiss train
6 Tour to Jungfraujoch from Interlaken OR - Lauterbrunnen OR - Grindelwald Stay over night in Interlaken OR - Lauterbrunnen OR - Grindelwald
7 Interlaken OR - Lauterbrunnen OR - Grindelwald - Zurich via swiss train
8 depart from Zurich 920a flight
Q1. ) What is the best transportation option rental car or train ?
Q2.) Where to stay in Berner Oberland - Interlaken OR - Lauterbrunnen OR - Grindelwald?
Q3.) what is the best convenient location(City center or near to train station) to stay in Interlaken OR - Lauterbrunnen OR - Grindelwald?
Q4.) Is Swiss travel pass cover train trip from Basel to Lucerne, Lucerne to Engelberg, Engelberg to (any one of the city Interlaken OR - Lauterbrunnen OR - Grindelwald, any one of the city Interlaken OR - Lauterbrunnen OR - Grindelwald to Zurich?
Q10.) what is the best convenient location(City center or near to train station) to stay in Lucerne?
Q11.)what is the best convenient location(City center or near to train station or airport) to stay in Zurich?
Q12.) Is it possible to cover Rhine falls while travelling from Berner Oberland to Zurich?
Q13.)We will be having 3 or 2 big check in begs and 3 carry on begs so is the train travel ideal with these much of luggage?
Q15.) In Switzerland from train station to hotel what will be the best transportation? Is Swiss travel pass cover this transportation?

Regards,
Nitu

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Q1 - train train train!
Q2 - we like Lauterbrunnen. Interlaken is outside of the mountainous area a bit and not as scenic. Grindlewald is bigger. Many like Muerren as well, but it is a long trip to the Jungfraujoch from Muerren. I'd stay in Lauterbrunnen since it is a short stay.
Q3 - Lauterbrunnen is very small and almost every lodging will list how far it is from the train station. There's also a Post Bus for local transport.
Q4 - Swiss Pass or Swiss Half-Fare Card will do all of this plus give you a hefty discount on lifts including the train to the Jungfaujoch.
Q13 - There is no "luggage check" on a train. Pack light! Everything has to be carried on and the 24" to 26" Pullmans are a pain! Our rule is one 21" rollaboard per person plus a daypack. Pack enought clothes for 4-5 days and plan on doing laundry.

Perhaps others can tackle your other questions, but a lot of the logistics are covered in the Rick Steves' Guide to Switzerland. Have you read it?