Glacier Express

St. Moritz – Glacier Express – Zermatt

On this remarkable and serene rail adventure with the “slowest express train in the world you’ll find yourself crossing 291 bridges, going through 91 tunnels, up to the 2'033 meters high Oberalppass. Travel in comfort through the unspoilt natural beauty of a landscape rich in ancient, fragrant mountain forests, peaceful Alpine meadows, rushing mountain streams and mountain valleys, soaked in tradition and centuries-old culture.

While on your train ride we recommend to preorder the optional lunch, which will be served at your reserved seat. Benefit from our Glacier Express offers and treat yourself to an unforgettable adventure through the Swiss alps.

from CHF 386.–



Tours

Glacier Express
Glacier Express
Brig - Chur


Tour programme: 2 days / 1 night

from CHF 386.–
Glacier Express
Glacier Express
Chur - Zermatt


Tour programme: 2 days / 1 night

from CHF 388.–
Glacier Express
Glacier Express
St. Moritz - Zermatt


Tour programme: 3 days / 2 nights

from CHF 573.–

All our packages for the Glacier Express are listed here.

Glacier Express

Itinerary
St. Moritz – Glacier Express – Zermatt

This tour can also be booked in the opposite direction.

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

2nd day
Today you board the Glacier Express which is one of the greatest train journeys in the world. You travel from St.Moritz to Zermatt. An 8 hour railway journey cross 291 bridges, through 91 tunnels and across the Oberalp Pass at 2’033 metres in altitude. Travel in comfort through the unspoilt natural beauty of a landscape rich in ancient, fragrant mountain forests, peaceful Alpine meadows, rushing mountain streams and mountain valleys, soaked in tradition and centuries-old culture. Optional lunch – if required, please indicate on the booking request. Overnight in Zermatt.

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

Karte

Highlights

Zermatt
Zermatt

At the end of the 30 km long Nikolaital, on the Italian border of the canton of Valais, lies Zermatt, the village at the foot of the Matterhorn, the most photographed mountain in the world.

Rhaetian Railways Landwasser Viaduct
Rhaetian Railways Landwasser Viaduct

With its 65m high piers tapering upwards, the viaduct is one of the most elegant bridge constructions in Graubünden and the most photographed work of art on the Rhaetian Railway.
A must for all railway enthusiasts.

 Ruinaulta – Switzerland's Grand Canyon
Ruinaulta – Switzerland's Grand Canyon

The Ruinaulta or Rhine Gorge is a gorge up to 400 metres deep and around 13 kilometres long in the Vorderrhein between Ilanz and the mouth of the Hinterrhein near Reichenau in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland.

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.

Glacier Express

Glacier Express

Our recommondation

Discover Gornergrat
Discover Gornergrat
From Zermatt Europe's highest open-air cogwheel railway takes you up to the Gornergrat.

The train crosses impressive bridges, galleries and tunnels. On the summit you will have a superb panoramic view of the Matterhorn, Mont Blanc and other snow-capped peaks rising to above 4000 m. Did you know that the 3100 Kulmhotel Gornergrat is Europe’s highest altitude hotel?

Matterhorn Glacier Paradise
Matterhorn Glacier Paradise
At 3883 m you will find Europe’s highest aerial cableway and summit station.

If you want to go higher still, the summit lift will bring you to the viewing platform with a 360º panoramic view that includes 38 Alpine giants. A visit to the world’s highest glacier palace will make the excursion an experience you will never forget.

Glacier Express Excellence Class
Glacier Express Excellence Class
  • Excellence Class is the new premium coach class of Glacier Express. It impresses with its high-quality full service offer and its modern design.
  • What's included: lounge seating (window seat guaranteed), personal travel guidance, trendy bar area, premium multi-course lunch and more.
  • The coach provides space for 20 guests
  • A 1st class rail ticket is required
  • Excellence class is available on GEX 902 from Zermatt to St. Moritz and on GEX 903 from St. Moritz to Zermatt
Food in the Glacier Express
Food in the Glacier Express

Enjoy the journey with a cultivated lunch or dinner from the on-board fresh kitchen.

Price for a 3-course menu excluding drinks
  • from CHF 45.–
  • from CHF 23.– for children under 11 years of age

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: Glacier Express (3 transfers) in 2nd class from/to Swiss
    border or airport
  • Seat reservation Glacier Express
  • 1 night in St. Moritz, standard room with private facilities, breakfast
  • 1 night in Zermatt, 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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