Bernina Express is a UNESCO World Heritage listed journey. It features a North-South Alpine crossing (or vice-versa) from Chur to Lugano, with breathtaking views, from the glaciers in St Moritz, Switzerland to the palm trees in Tirano, Italy.

The Bernina Express is a scenic train, operating between Switzerland and Italy. In Summer, an optional bus connects Tirano (Italy) to Lugano. One can expect to be met by wild gorges, soaring bridges, fascinating loop tunnels and crystal white glaciers. The Bernina Express has cars with large windows offering panoramic views, ideal to admire  breathtaking landscapes. The main stations on this route are: Chur, Davos, St. Moritz, Bernina Pass, Poschiavo and Tirano (Italy).

Important Information

  • Seat reservations are compulsory and are charged at an additional cost
  • Please note that seats are auto-allocated by train carriers. Depending on availability, carriers will ensure that all passengers of a same party are seated together. Seats can only be swapped once onboard
  • There are First and Second Class services allowing for comfortable, spacious seats with headrests and generous legroom
  • Please ensure you have valid entry visas/travel documents for Italy

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