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The most spectacular way to cross the Alps: the Bernina Express from Chur / Davos / St. Moritz - Valposchiavo - Tirano links up regions with different languages and cultures. This is not a rack railway and the train winds its way gently through...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 12 December 2012

Hope I can help clarify a thing or two here for anyone,who,as yet, hasn't travelled on the Bernin Expess (Thinking "TRAIN") from Lugano to Tirano to St Moritz. This may sound simple,to people who have already done it,but I initially didn't realise there was a...More

89  Thank RichieB_12
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 22 May 2011

We booked Bernina express a month in advance- reading all hype around this scenic express. We booked 1 day in Chur and 2 days in Lugano to experience scenery which this train claimed to offer but were disappointed ! Most of what we saw- we...More

11  Thank EnnEmm1980
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Recently travelled Switzerland for four days , Initially thought it was expensive to buy rail pass but when i travelled so far and near around Switzerland, I was amazed by the rail network and their punctuality & connections. Happy to visit again to enjoy this...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did this today and highly recommend it. We had a fantastic tour guide, Serena, who was friendly and had a great sense of humour and knowledge. And we had a safe driver, Luca, who got us down the mountain from St Moritz in one...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bernina express train journey was one of the best decision we took and highly recommend this. The scenic route was beyond imagination with glaciers, tunnels, rivers, houses and the snow-covered mountains. We travelled in early Dec 2017, still fresh in memory. We drove to the...More

1  Thank Sanjeev P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in Milan, there are lots of organised trips involving the Bernina Express but we decided to do it ourselves. We got the train from Milan to Tirano and then left the train station to go across the road to the other station...More

Thank Sorrel F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re in Milan, we highly recommend going on the Bernina Express Tour. If you’re tempted to DIY (we almost always do), do reconsider. There are just too many details to consider that the $$$ savings will not be worth the aggravation, and you wouldn’t...More

Thank Momsiemolly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

took the morning bernina express from chur to tiran and was an extremely enjoyable experience. The Swiss train service has an excellent reputation and the service we encountered met all our expectations. On arrival at the station extremely help staff helped us find our seats...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’m going to start with the guide. We never got her name, but we went on the tour of Sunday October 7, 2018- English tour. Her English was hard to understand. When a person speak a foreign language it is better to speak slow so...More

Thank maricarmeno102
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently went to Milan to see my friend.I wanted to have a day away from Milan.So I booked a tour with company called ZANI VIAGGI. I boarded the bus early.It took us past the length of Lake Como to a beautiful little town called...More

Thank Nigel R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our trip on the Bernina Express was delightful. The views were spectacular and it seemed like there was something new to experience around every bend - craggy peaks, glaciers, quaint Swiss train stations, vast fields with grazing cows and aquamarine pools of water. Picture taking...More

1  Thank asharb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to experience the Bernina Express railroad and weren’t disappointed. From the moment we entered the train station the staff were very helpful and the station was spotless. The train was clean and tidy also and the conductor was lovely. The whole experience I...More

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24 October 2018|
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Response from jonriv | Reviewed this property |
Go all the way to Chur. It is a charming town in the Alps with excellent rail connections
Dana W
1 October 2018|
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Response from paul6111 | Reviewed this property |
There are regular train services which run along exactly the same route departing Tirano 09 00, 11 00, 13 00 (BEx) leaves at 10 00 so you should be able to get a ticket on the day if you can be flexible with your times.
Sauvik D
26 September 2018|
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Response from RhaetischeBahn | Property representative |
Allegra, dear Sauvik On the Bernina Express Trains there you have the panoramic coaches in first and second class. During winter time there is also the offer "Bernina Panorama winter" . There are some panoramic coaches... More
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