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GLACIER EXPRESS
Travel on the famous Glacier Express – one of Switzerland's best scenic train rides across the Alps connecting two of the most popular resorts – Zermatt and St. Moritz. The entire journey takes around 7.5 hours and crosses 291 bridges, passes through 91 tunnels and climbs over the 2033m high Oberalp Pass. There are of course faster ways to travel. But none as beautiful as the journey by Glacier Express, the panoramic train traveling right through the Swiss Alps. Here the journey is really the destination.

Routes
Zermatt > Visp > Brig > Andermatt > Disentis > Chur > Davos/St. Moritz

  • A panoramic trip through the Alps in the heart of Switzerland. The Glacier Express travels a beautiful route between the sights of the Graubünden holiday region, the sunny Valais region with its glacier landscape, and the beautiful regions of the South
  • Travel in comfort through the unspoilt natural beauty of a landscape rich in ancient, fragrant moun- tain forests, peaceful Alpine meadows, rushing mountain streams and mountain valleys, soaked in tradition and centuries-old culture.
  • A 7 1/2 hour railway journey.
  • The ride crosses 291 bridges, passes through 91 tunnels and masters the 2045m/ 6708 ft high Oberalp Pass.

Accommodation type

  • The new interiors are elegant and pleasant and the improved information system is available in six languages
  • The headphones for the information system and the Glacier Express information brochure are included on the Premium trains
  • Air-conditioned carriages
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • 1st and 2nd class panorama carriages
  • In-seat catering (hot meals)
  • In-seat drinks service

Panoramic First class

  • Oversized windows which extend into the roof provide all-round panoramic views
  • 36 seats (12x3 seat compartments, central aisle carriage) with table
  • Air-conditioning
  • Sealed windows
  • Along the route, the most important features are described in a taped commentary in German, English, French, Italian, Chinese and Japanese

Panoramic Second class

  • Oversized windows which extend into the roof provide all-round panoramic views
  • 48 seats (12x4 seat compartments, central aisle carriage) with table
  • Air-conditioning
  • Sealed windows
  • Along the route, the most important features are described in a taped commentary in German, English, French, Italian, Chinese and Japanese

Standard First class

  • Conventional design
  • 36 seats (6x4 and 6x2 seat compartments, central aisle carriage)
  • Opening windows

Standard Second class

  • Conventional design
  • 56 seats (14x4 seat compartments, central aisle carriage)
  • Opening windows

Dining Car

  • The journey takes a whole day. Catering for your guests must be planned. The following possibilities are on Dining Car
  • Railbar: Service at your seat
  • Reservation is compulsory

Prices Policy

Modes of printing

  • Paper ticket

Reservation

  • Reservation is compulsory for travel on the Glacier Express Train and must be used in conjunction with either an Open Ticket or a Pass
  • Seating availability is limited. We recommend that you make your reservation well in advance
  • Reservation is non exchangeable and non refundable
  • Valid Passes are: Swiss Travel Pass, Swiss Travel Pass Flex, Eurail Global Pass, Eurail Select Pass including Switzerland, Eurail Regional Passes including Switzerland

Passholder fares

  • Passholder fares valid on the Chocolate Train: Swiss Travel Pass, Swiss Travel Pass Flex, Eurail and Interrail Pass covering Switzerland
  • Passholder fare is non exchangeable and non refundable

Disentis-Zermatt

  • Swiss Passes are valid on the whole route
  • Eurail Pass holders and InterRail Pass holder are entitled to a 25% reduction on the additional tickets on the Disentis-Zermatt section

Passenger Type

Ticket to be purchased

Swiss Travel Pass holder Seat Reservation
Eurail Pass Holder Open ticket 25% off* + Seat reservation
Point-to-point ticket holder Open ticket* + Seat reservation
  • * - Open ticket is necessary on all trains (Glacier Express or Regional trains)

Booking Period

  • Trains tickets can be booked up to 90 days before train departure date

Tickets and further information can be obtained at our offices

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