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Bernina Express Train: day-trip to the Swiss Alps

Based on 19 reviews
Availability: From April to October: Every Day; From November to March: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Duration: 13 hours
Language: English, Spanish, Portuguese
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Milan to St Moritz aboard the Bernina Express
  • Through the Bernina Pass and high into the Swiss Alps
  • Enjoy the astounding views and engineering of the route
  • Free time to explore the mountain paradise of St Moritz
What to expect

The Bernina Express is Europe’s highest alpine railway and follows one of the world’s most spectacular routes up to 2,253 meters above sea level. It’s also a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Your journey starts amid the palms of Tirano in northern Italy and takes you up the spiral Brusio viaduct and through the Bernina Pass into the Engadin Valley before arriving at St Moritz. Along the way, you'll pass wild gorges and icy glaciers, cross soaring bridges and shoot through loop tunnels. This north-south Alpine crossing offers breathtaking views and stunning scenery as you travel over boldly curved viaducts and through winding tunnels.

After the train journey, you’ll visit the exclusive resort of St Moritz and enjoy free time to explore before returning to Milan by air-conditioned coach.

PROGRAM

  • 7.00am: Departure from Milan, Zani Viaggi Agency / Milan Visitor Centre - Largo Cairoli / Via Cusani (MM1 Cairoli)
  • 10.00am: Arrival at Tirano, free time to explore and have lunch. In the early afternoon, panoramic trip onboard the famous Bernina Express (journey time around 2 hrs)
  • 3.00pm: Arrival at St Moritz – free time to explore the city
  • 4.30pm: Departure to Milan
  • About 8.00pm: Arrival at Milan, Largo Cairoli / Via Cusani
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What's included
  • Bernina Express ticket (2nd class)
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Professional tour leader
What's not included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
Reduced price
  • Infant 0-3 years old: free of charge
  • Children 4-11 years old: reduced fee
Where
Meeting point:

Zani Viaggi Agency - Milan Visitor Center: Largo Cairoli / Via Cusani (MM1 Cairoli)

Return to the original departure point

What to remember
  • Times subjected to organization and/or traffic problem
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • You must confirm and obtain any visa requirements prior to border crossing. All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveller
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When
  • From April to October: Everyday at 7:00 AM
  • Languages: English only (Tuesday, Friday), English and Spanish (Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday); English and Portuguese (Wednesday)

  • From November to March: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 7:00 AM
  • Language: English only (Tuesday, Thursday), English and Spanish (Saturday and Sunday)
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Provider
Zani Viaggi
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 5 days before the activity begins.
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