Bernina Express

Chur – Bernina Express – Lugano / St. Moritz – Bernina Express – Lugano
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Chur – Bernina Express – Lugano / St. Moritz – Bernina Express – Lugano
This exciting trip on the highest railway across the Alps takes you through three Swiss cultures from palm trees to the regions of eternal snow along the UNESCO World Heritage Route and to the valley of the young Rhine. The railway is unique, fitting ideally into the alpine landscapes around the Albula and Bernina Passes. The train runs through 55 tunnels, crosses196 bridges and inclines of up to 70 per mille with ease.

Benefit from our Bernina Express offers and treat yourself to an unforgettable adventure through the Swiss alps.

* 1.10.-26.10.2019: Book your journey with the Bernina Express in 2nd class and we will offer you a free upgrade to 1st class (Chur-Tirano).
from CHF 321.–

Tours

Bernina Express
Bernina Express
Chur - Tirano

Tour programme: 2 days / 1 night

from CHF 321.–
Bernina Express
Bernina Express
Chur - Tirano - Lugano

Tour programme: 3 days / 2 nights

from CHF 463.–
Bernina Express
Bernina Express
St. Moritz - Tirano - Lugano

Tour programme: 3 days / 2 nights

from CHF 527.–
All our packages for the Bernina Express are listed here.

Bernina Express

Itinerary
Chur – Bernina Express – Lugano / St. Moritz – Bernina Express – Lugano
This tour can also be booked in the opposite direction.

1st day
Arrival in Chur or St. Moritz by train 2nd class from the Swiss border or any Swiss airport. Overnight in Chur or St. Moritz.

2nd day
Today you travel with the Bernina Express of the Rhaetian Railway along the UNESCO World Heritage route. Enjoy an Alpine switchback ride, taking you from the high, towering glaciers of the mountains down to the swaying palms of Italy: the Bernina Express is the highest railway line across the Alps, linking Northern and Southern Europe – and in the most spectacular way! Overnight in Lugano.

3rd day
Return to Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland at your own request.

Map

Highlights

Triano
Triano
The small alpine town awaits you with Italian charm. Small but nice and worth a trip. Above all because of the spectacular journey with the Rhaetian Railway, which has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
St. Moritz
St. Moritz
St. Moritz is one of the most famous spa resorts and winter sports resorts in the Alps. Despite only about 5,000 permanent residents, St. Moritz has the character of a cosmopolitan Alpine town.
Lugano
Lugano
Lugano is simply a must see. A charming paradise on the coast of Lago di Lugano. Palm trees, a romantic lake promenade and a beautiful old town.
Brusio circular viaduct
Brusio circular viaduct
The circular viaduct of Brusio is a single-track, loop-shaped railway viaduct of the Rhaetian Railway. It is located near Brusio in the canton of Graubünden. This landmark of the meter-gauge Bernina Railway leading through Puschlav is part of the UNESCO World Heritage.
Bernina Express
Bernina Express

Our recommondation

Upgrade to 1st class rail
Upgrade to 1st class rail
In 1st class you benefit from a generous amount of space with plenty of legroom.
1st class offers generous and comfortable single or double seats. Due to the smaller number of people per car, you travel more quietly and relaxed.

From CHF 85.–
Additional night in St. Moritz or Lugano
Additional night in St. Moritz or Lugano
Extend your trip by an extra night in the world-famous and cosmopolitan destination of St. Moritz or under the palms at the shore of Lugano, the capital city of Tessin.
Lago Bianco – White Lake
Lago Bianco – White Lake
The reservoir is located directly at the pass summit at 2235 m and is 800 m wide and almost 3 km long.
It got its name from the influx of glacier water and sand, which makes it look milky.
Lunchtime in Lugano
Lunchtime in Lugano
Dinner at home
A local guide will invite you to dinner at his home. During the meal you will learn more about the city, get insider tips for the next day and enjoy a homemade menu.

Takes place: daily at 19.30 hrs.
Duration: 2 hours in G/E/F/I, from 2 persons.
Price per person from CHF 56.00

Contact

Kontakt
Barbara Sahli
Your Travel Consultant

Hotline +41 (0)31 378 01 01
E-Mail info@railtoureurope.com
Mon–Fri 9.00 am – 17.00 pm (CET)




My specialty: Bern
In Berne, my hometown, I particularly like the beautiful old town with its 6 km long arcades which invites you to stroll and to shop.

 

Services included
  • Swiss Transfer Ticket Combi:
    Bernina Express (3 transfers) in 2nd class from/to Swiss border or airport
  • Seat reservation Bernina Express (train + coach)
  • 1 night in Chur or St. Moritz, standard room with private facilities, breakfast
  • 1 night in Lugano, standard room with private facilities, breakfast
  • Any additional tickets for optional excursions to travel by rail, boat, postal-coach and cable car can be purchased at 25–50% of the regular fares
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