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Glacier Express

Zermatt 3900, Switzerland
+41 27 927 77 77
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The most famous panoramic train cuts through the Swiss Alps, providing passengers with some of the most beautiful scenery imaginable.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“st moritz” (157 reviews)
“first class” (154 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Zermatt 3900, Switzerland
+41 27 927 77 77
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We travelled in October from Zermatt to St Moritz. It was a beautiful sunny day. The trip was certainly enjoyable, but maybe not quite as spectacular as we had expected, possibly due to the absence of any snow. This train is marketed as a scenic...More

Thank TwoWallies
Reviewed 3 days ago

We bought Swiss rail passes online and we booked seats on the Glacier Express through the Swiss Travel Centre. We contacted them well in advance and they booked the seats on the first day they were available, so this ensured that we had seats. It...More

Thank alisch2015
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I did the trip from Zermatt to St Moritz in 1st class with an ordered lunch. What a magnificent journey. It seemed to go by in a matter of minutes as the scenery was so captivating it had you in a trance....More

1  Thank Trevor W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lots of Swiss scenery along the way with mountains, streams, farms, little villages, and even some industrial areas. Lunch is served with this six-hour trip and the seats with tables are comfortable. The only problem was that photography along the way was severely hindered by...More

Thank Rod K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this trip but because of the bright sun the glare in the coach made it very warm and often difficult to take photos, but I would do it again. It was very informative and beautiful.

Thank Woodguy21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on the Glacier Express from Andermatt to Chur. Beautiful scenery with even a little snow to be seen on the tops of mountains. Can imagine it looks fantastic in the winter.

1  Thank 70Maddy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spectacular views and excellent time spent on Glacier Express. I would recommend this to everyone visiting Switzerland. Cannot be missed.

Thank SandiipBhatia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The views from the whole journey was amazing, the mountain views, lakes and scenery was just stunning. It is the constant walking up and down of the aisle by the train service crew that spoilt the whole trip. They were brisk walking up and down...More

1  Thank AlvinLah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This train ride has wonderful scenery. However, one of this drawbacks is you are sitting most of the day. The train I was on stopped at 2 stations for a stop so people can stretch there feet. The views were amazing words cannot describe the...More

1  Thank karol452
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was excited about it and I found it exciting. The scenes from the train windows are overwhelming. However, continuous passage of the train staffs is a bothering affair.

Thank sudipt01971
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8 September 2017|
Response from preet22 |
I am going to be in Zurich on 25th too and I Glacier department has confirmed to me that Glacier is working on Xmas and route is St. Moritz to Zermatt or Vice versa. Its 8hrs train travel for a day and more for those people... More
7 September 2017|
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Response from SandipBasuMallik | Reviewed this property |
Hello , If you have Swiss railway pass then you no need to buy Glacier express ticket . But I am not sure you may need to pay for seat reservation. I went for Europe trip last year in winter for 22 days and I was in Swiss... More