A Scenic Journey through the Swiss Alps

Itinerary: St. Moritz – Chur – Andermatt – Brig – Zermatt Distance: 291 kilometers (180 miles)

Embark on a unique journey through time aboard the Glacier Express. From the Bernina Peaks to the Matterhorn, this train winds its way through the most authentic alpine landscapes of Switzerland.

From St. Moritz, reach Chur along one of the most beautiful mountain railway routes in the world, plunging into the gorges of the Rhine, the Swiss Grand Canyon, and speeding between sheer cliffs.

The Glacier Express offers an adventurous 7.5-hour journey crossing 291 bridges, 91 tunnels, and the 2,033-meter Oberalp Pass, which connects the two elite resorts of St. Moritz and Zermatt.

Traveling in the modern and comfortable panoramic carriages, you can observe Switzerland up close: dense forests, snow-capped peaks, impetuous mountain streams, and centuries-old villages are just some of the gems that can be seen along the way.

Onboard catering: During the journey, you can have lunch directly at your seat, enjoying delicacies served by experienced staff. Reservation recommended but not mandatory.
Included services: Multilingual tourist information, onboard brochure, power socket at the seat.
Disabled: A disabled service is available in 1st class.

2nd and 1st class carriages are available, the latter being more spacious and spaced apart.

You can also try the new Excellence Class, the new premium class with high-level services and modern design.

We have created different packages to help you start planning your trip. Each of them can be customized to your needs and preferences.

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Here are some of the key points of the Glacier Express:

  • Scenic route: The Glacier Express offers stunning views of the Swiss Alps, including the Bernina Peaks and the Matterhorn.
  • Comfortable carriages: Relax in modern and comfortable panoramic carriages with power sockets at each seat.
  • Onboard catering: Enjoy delicious meals served by experienced staff.
  • Multilingual service: Enjoy multilingual tourist information and assistance.
  • Different classes: Choose from 2nd class or 1st class carriages, or upgrade to the new Excellence Class for a premium experience.

If you are looking for a scenic and unforgettable way to travel through the Swiss Alps, the Glacier Express is the perfect choice.