From Zermatt to St. Moritz

Glacier Express

The journey in what has been dubbed the world’s slowest express train takes travellers across the Alps within roughly eight hours, passing through 91 tunnels and over 291 bridges.
The Glacier Express offers a journey for the senses – from Engadine right to the Matterhorn. On its relaxing drive from dazzling St. Moritz to equally sophisticated Zermatt, the Glacier Express delights travellers with scenic attractions and technical state-of-the-art achievements.

With its overhight panoramic windows, the Glacier Express opens up unobstructed views of unique landscapes.


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that the Glacier Express offers not only a feast for the eyes but also pleasures for the palate? Choose from the dish of the day or 3-course menu – enjoying delicious culinary creations served at your seat.

Virtual Tour
Route: Zermatt–St. Moritz or vice versa
Distance: 291 km
Duration: 8h 03 min

Excursion tips

  • Matterhorn glacier paradise – a view of French, Italian and Swiss mountain giants from a vantage point of almost 4000 m
  • Gornergrat – a view onto the Matterhorn and 28 other four-thousand-meter-peaks from a vantage point of 3131 m
  • Rhine Gorge – Exploring the «Grand Canyon» of Switzerland between Ilanz and Reichenau on foot, by bike or by rafting boat
  • Lake Sils – at 1800 m, Europe’s highest altitude regular scheduled passenger boat service
  • Corvatsch – the eastern Alpine region’s highest altitude summit station at 3303 m. A paradise for skiers and hikers
Food & Beverages
  • Food served at passenger’s seat
  • Daily plate: CHF 30
  • 3-course-menu: CHF 43
  • Catering is available on the panorama trains and can be booked together with seat reservation
This route is fully covered by the Swiss Travel Pass (Flex) and GA travelcard. Book Swiss Travel System tickets

Apart from a valid ticket, a seat reservation is required (max. 90 days in advance)

In addition, the train is subject to surcharge:
Surcharge summer: CHF 33
Surcharge winter: CHF 13

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