Glacier Express Tour
Even from the comfort of your cozy train seat, you just won’t believe the beauty surrounding you. The world famous Glacier Express Tour from Rail Europe takes you on Switzerland’s most scenic rails, between Zermatt and St. Moritz. Whether you choose to travel to the chalet-filled resort of Zermatt first or last, it will leave you breathless. Its year-round skiing, mountaineering, or endless walking trails around its historic town center are unforgettable. Or start with St. Moritz’s chic surroundings and après ski that let you burn off some of the finest chocolate on earth.
The Glacier Express tour is just another example of how Rail Europe lets you travel to more of Switzerland while you enjoy an expertly planned itinerary. With painless passage and hotel stays that make you feel willkommen anywhere. Still, don’t forget to pack that sweater. Though that chill will probably last as long as the memories.
Upgrades & Alternate Booking Options
If you simply want to enjoy the travel packages detailed, choose from the available booking options on this page. Or if you want to create a customized package by upgrading to 4-star hotels, first class train travel or extending your room nights, or by traveling with children, let us provide you with a free quote.
Level of Service
Standard package includes first-class rail and 3-star hotels. Additional hotel nights, second-class rail and 4-star hotels also available.
Reservation Requirements with a Glacier Express Tour:
Feel free to hop on and off most Swiss trains following the Glacier Express Tour itinerary without reservations.
Reservations, if requested, are an additional cost to the rail pass and can be requested within 90 days of your travel date.
Seat reservations for Swiss Scenic trains such as the Glacier Express are required.
Many regional trains do not require reservations, and so travelers can simply board with their passes and take any open seats.
Conditions of Use
The itinerary cannot be changed, however the traveler can choose the direction in which they would like to travel.
Reservations are not included in the rail pass and are an additional cost.
Reservations are required for all scenic trains.
The package is 100% refundable up to 30 days prior to first hotel stay.
From 29 – 6 days prior to 1st hotel stay the package is 85% refundable.
From 5 – 2 days prior to the 1st hotel stay the package is 70% refundable.
From 1 day prior to the first hotel stay the package is non refundable.
Packages do not qualify for the Rail Protection Plan ™.
Prices are subject to change.