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Glacier Express

Bahnhofplatz 7, 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” (161 reviews)
“first class” (155 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Bahnhofplatz 7, Zermatt 3900, Switzerland
+41 27 927 77 77
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This journey was such a treat, the weather cooperated so that we saw amazing mountain vistas, loved it. Only disappointment was the attitude of staff which was less friendly & helpful than we expected.

Thank Peternjenny
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took the Glacier Express from St Moritz to Zermatt. It was February so snow everywhere. You must reserve a seat. We chose to travel in the panorama carriage. It cost a bit more but to view the towering mountains through the roof was a...More

Thank Noela R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We boarded the train at Chur and travelled all the way to Zermatt. We booked in advance, probably as early as we could to make sure we both had a window seat. We also booked the 3 course lunch, which consisted of soup, pork and...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the glacier express from Zermatt to St Moritz whilst holidaying in Switzerland. This was by far the highlight of the trip. We had already booked tickets and reserved seats online months in advance, allowing you to book window seats on either side of...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled from Zermatt to St. Moritz using the Glacier Express. The journey was very enjoyable. As it was a fine day our cameras worked overtime. The train did not hurry and it was quite an experience. If at all possible take a seat on...More

Thank BVS5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have twice taken the Glacier Express from Zermatt to Chur in eastern Switzerland. Both times have been in winter when the Alps are at their most glorious! Although the trip takes over five hours, the time goes by fast and includes lunch and drink...More

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A full on tourist experience, you can do the same route on the local trains and about the same comfort but this is an end to end experience, you probably only need to do it once and in one direction as you can come back...More

Thank Ted S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Glacier Express goes once a day in Winter, and costs £19 just for the reservation, never mind the ticket. There are plenty of other trains that use the same route, and give you a choice of times. The only real difference is that the...More

6  Thank Danny K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is truly one of those bucket list train rides over very beautiful terrain and amazing Swiss engineering to bring you up and through mountains, valleys and rivers. Simply breathtaking scenery...

Thank FaizPiperdy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Took this train from Brig...spectacular scenery throughout with snow covered mountains, deep ravines and forests. Train was very comfortable and staff very friendly. Not a lot of room for luggage but plently of leg room in seats.

Thank Rodders104
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22 January 2018|
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Response from SandipBasuMallik | Reviewed this property |
Hi , I have travel in first class with Glacier Express and in this train you cannot bring the windows down. Glacier Express is slowest express train in the world. I suggest you go into winter to see winter Switzerland. Pls... More
18 January 2018|
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Response from Jo91910 | Reviewed this property |
I got off the Glacier Express at Chur and took a train back to Zurich ( about 1 1/2 hours) You could them take a train to Zermatt, changing trains at Brig. It sure would be a long day. But it can be done. When you purchase... More
12 January 2018|
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Response from dasbassets | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about the Eurail pass, because we traveled 2 weeks within Switzerland and bought the Swiss Travel Pass, 1st class. 1st class allowed unlimited travel and did not require reservations on routes where it was... More