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Bernina Express

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Phone Number: +41 81 288 65 65
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One of the most spectacular ways to cross the Alps: the Bernina Express...

One of the most spectacular ways to cross the Alps: the Bernina Express from Chur/Davos to Tirano (via St. Moritz) links up regions with different languages and cultures. This is not a rack railway and the train winds its way gently through splendid scenery. One of the highlights is the panoramic journey through the UNESCO World Heritage RhB.

On the highest railway across the Alps, the Bernina Express climbs up to the glistening glaciers before descending to the palms of Italy far below. This rail link between Northern and Southern Europe builds bridges between regions with different languages and cultures.

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Swiss Alps Bernina Express Rail Tour from Milan
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Bernina Express Scenic Train Journey from Chur

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The panorama coach! Inexplicable! Every single frame with breathtaking scenic views. I am not sure if Switzerland is real. I think probably its like The Truman show. i go to the... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

The panorama coach! Inexplicable! Every single frame with breathtaking scenic views. I am not sure if Switzerland is real. I think probably its like The Truman show. i go to the edge and find out it was all just wall paper. Sooooooo in love with Switzerland!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went from Lugano to St. Moritz. The scenery was more than spectacular. The trip was comfortable and we went first class and only had 8 other people in our car. Easy to move about and see the views from both sides of the train. The biggest snafu was where to catch the Bernina Express bus in Lugano. No one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Early start, late finish, so worth the time invested. Took the tour from Milan. The scenery was breathtaking. Train portion ends in St Moritz. Bus back to Milan with a drive not for the faint of heart, we saw some fantastic sights as we came down the mountain pass. Worth the trip memories made.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

1 - the train, our carriage (1st class) the audio commentary was not working. 2 - The bus, and i call it a bus because that was all it was. It was not the Bernina Express coach with the panoramic windows as described in their brochures, it was a standard bus again without commentary and a driver that could only... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Bernina express was an awesome experience. Lived upto the great expectations. Awesome views. Loved it yesterday. Specifically since we did the Glaciers express today and I can honestly say that Bernina express was way better in every way and also cheaper.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed the entire trip on the Bernina Express from Tirana to St Maritza and we were blessed with a clear sunny day. By chance we sat on the right side of the compartment to get the best views which were amazing. We thoroughly recommend this journey and think that one way is enough to get maximum pleasure

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Huntington Station, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Bernina Express is a gorgeous ride through the Alps. We took the ride from Tirano to St Moritz & then back again. One way there would have been sufficient & we should have taken a regional train back, which I am guessing ran more frequently & was less expensive. St Moritz itself was less than exciting & incredibly expensive,... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am an American in Switzerland who has not explored this part of the country very much, so didn't even know about this train trip until a friend came to visit. I was so glad she suggested it. We had sort of a long train ride to get to Chur before the start of the trip so stayed overnight the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the highlights of our trip. Train was on time, comfortable sitting, views were incredible, we would recommend this amazing trip. Ordered the tray of cheese and pretzels, the quality and taste of everything on the tray was excellent. Must make reservations with time to get your ticket. Can't say enough, trip is just about perfect.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

WE travelled from Chur to Tirano and back for the day.WE LOVED IT The scenery constantly changes, you travel up and then you travel down. The rail is sometimes perilously close to the edge of a long drop. You see valley's, mountains, glaciers and green lush pastures. It is a long journey, but in first class you do have waiter... More 

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