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Glacier Express Train Switzerland

The most memorable, comfortable way to see unspoiled nature, mountain forests, quiet alpine pastures.

Glacier Express

The Glacier Express is the ideal way to travel from the eastern to the western Swiss Alps by train. Glacier Express is running from the Eastern to Western Swiss Alps (or vice versa). Your journey begins in St. Moritz, Chur or Davos (summer only) and ends in Zermatt. Along the way, venture across steep mountain passes and impressive viaducts. The Glacier Express is famous for its panoramic views of snow-capped mountains, breathtaking rivers, peaceful alpine pastures, magical castles, and charming villages. It’s also famous for its unrivaled pampering of travelers throughout the train journey.

Enjoy the panoramic views of the Alpine heartland of Switzerland from the eastern to the western Swiss Alps. The Glacier express travels through 91 tunnels and cross 291 bridges while you experience the alpine wonders of Switzerland.

Glacier Express’s Most Popular Routes

  • Zermatt to St Moritz : 7 hours 58 minutes.
  • St Moritz to Zermatt : 7 hours 58 minutes.

* Zermatt – Brig – Andermatt – Chur – Davos or St. Moritz

Frequency:

  • Runs all year.
  • Summer: 4 trains daily.
  • Winter 2 trains daily.

Premium Train service offers:

  • In-seat catering (hot meals). *
  • In-seat drinks service. *
  • Headphones for information system and Glacier Express information brochure.

* Premium service is only offered on train numbers: 904, 907, 908, 911

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Glacier Express Train



Wilhelm Tell Express Train

Experience some of Switzerland’s most legendary sights and stories

Wilhelm Tell Express Train

Like the legendary William Tell, this trip really hits the mark for travelers in search of breathtaking scenery and truly fun travel through Switzerland via both land and water. Travelers who board the William Tell Express will enjoy a leisurely, gourmet lunch as they begin their journey with a three-hour boat cruise on Lake Lucerne.

A seamless transfer follows the boat ride to a panoramic train trip that begins at Fluelen, winds its way through the impressive Reuss Valley, and ultimately climbs through St. Gotthard range and through the Gotthard railway tunnel—a civil engineering marvel. After exiting the tunnel, passengers arrive in Ticino, and then travel through charming, pretty villages on the way to Bellinzona.

From there, they can opt to travel to Locarno or Lugano. There’s even the option of doing the complete trip in the reverse direction. The William Tell Express operates year round, with reservations required for the entire journey.

Wilhelm Tell’s Most Popular Routes

  • Lucerne to Bellinzona : 4 hours 41 minutes.
  • Bellinzona Lugano : 30 minutes.
  • Lugano to Bellinzona : 30 minutes.
  • Bellinzona to Lucerne : 4 hours 41 minutes.
  • Lucerne to Locarno : 5 hours 1 minute.
  • Locarno to Lucerne : 5 hours 1 minutes.

Traveling from Lucerne (Luzern in German) you’ll board a nostalgic paddle steamer for a 3-hour cruise on Lake Lucerne and enjoy a gourmet meal.
At Flüelen, travelers board an air-conditioned panoramic train passing by charming villages and breath-taking bridges as you travel toward Lugano (=Locarno).
Depart from Luzern SGV is at pier across from train station. Travelers can travel from either Lucerne or from Locarno in the reverse direction.

Frequency:

  • 2 trains daily.

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Wilhelm Tell Express Train



Golden Pass Scenic Train

Experience the best of Switzerland on this golden rail journey

Golden Pass Scenic Train

One of the brightest stars in Switzerland’s rail network, the GoldenPass line stretches nearly 150 miles from Lucerne to Lake Geneva. Travelers enjoy unforgettable views of so many of Switzerland’s highlights from Montreux to Zweisimmen as they relax aboard panoramic trains.

From the shores of Lake Lucerne over Brünig Pass, past weathered timber houses and flower-decorated windows, the GoldenPass Line continues towards Gstaad, favourite playground for the rich and famous.

Then the train makes an electrifying descent towards Montreux, passing through vineyards and country estates to finally arrive at shimmering Lake Geneva.
You’ll travel nearly 150 miles through many scenic highlights of Switzerland before arriving in Montreux.

GoldenPass’s Most Popular Routes

  • Lucerne to Interlaken : 2 hours.
  • Interlaken to Lucerne : 2 hours.
  • Interlaken to Montreux : 3 hours 5 minutes.
  • Montreux to Interlaken : 3 hours 5 minutes.

Frequency:

  • Train runs all year.
  • Several trains daily.

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GoldenPass Scenic Train



Bernina Express Train Switzerland

Explore Switzerland and Italy on the Bernina Express

Bernina Express Train

Experience the unique sights of Switzerland and Italy on the Bernina Express train. In just 2 ½ hours, you’ll make your way through a landscape from glaciers to palm trees as you ride with ease from St. Mortiz to Tirano, Italy. Relax while you glide through the countryside and enjoy sweeping vistas of Alpine crossings, dramatic gorges, pass over 196 timeless bridges, and through 55 winding tunnels – all viewed through spectacular panoramic windows.

Then, if you choose to do the entire journey (in the summer only), you can have a relaxing lunch in Tirano, then travel by bus through charming Swiss scenery along Lake Como, to your destination in the Mediterranean/Italian – inspired Lugano. The Bernina Express serves city pairs including Chur, Lugano, St. Moritz, and Tirano.

Experience your vacation with ease and flexibilty on the Bernina Express and the comfortable buses. Don’t miss out on this scenic opportunity – be sure to reserve your tickets in advance. The Bernina Express isn’t just travel – it’s part of the vacation.

Bernina Express’s Most Popular Routes

  • Chur to Tirano : 4 hours 14 minutes.
  • Tirano to Chur : 4 hours 14 minutes.

* Chur/Davos-St. Moritz – Bernina Pass – Poschiavo – Tirano (- Lugano).
* In summer an optional bus connects Tirano (Italy) to Lugano(Switzerland).

Frequency:

  • Train runs all year, bus runs May to mid October.
  • 1 train daily

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Bernina Express Train