Glacier Express one-day tour from Zurich

Highlights:

  • A spectacular train ride through Switzerland
  • The only train in Europe with a real kitchen onboard for delicious meals
  • Visit of the lovely car-free village of Zermatt
  • Choose from two scenic routes
    A: including Oberalp mountain pass & Zermatt
    B: including Oberalp mountain pass, Landwasser viaduct & UNESCO Alubla train route

Season 2018: daily, except between October 15th until December 9th


Option A

Route:  Zurich - Chur - Andermatt - Zermatt


Depart around 9 AM from Zurich to Chur, the oldest city of Switzerland. After a short walk through the city center, we board the Glacier Express train.

During the five hour journey on the premium panoramic train of the Rheation Railways we cross the Alps with the train on a spectacular journey over the Oberalp mountain pass, drive through Andermatt and continue all the way up to the beautiful car-free village of Zermatt.

In the evening we arrive at Zermatt where we do a walk through the village and have dinner if you want to before we return to Zurich.

We arrive in Zurich between 10 pm and 11:30 pm.

 

Option B

Route: Zürich - Erstfeld - Andermatt - St.Moritz


Depart around 8 AM from Zurich main station and travel to Andermatt by regional trains.
Your scenic train journey will begin already in Zurich.  

Shortly before noon, we will board the Glacier Express in Andermatt. Enjoy this spectacular five-hour journey on the Glacier Express. With this option, you will be traveling on the Albula line, one of only three train routes which are a UNESCO world heritage site.

We will cross the Oberalp mountain pass, travel through Chur and over the
famous Landwasser viaduct to the lovely alpine town of St. Moritz.
If you desire, you can have dinner in St. Moritz.

Afterwards, we return to Zurich where we
will arrive between 8 PM and 10 PM.


Including Hotel or Apartment pick-up and drop-off.

Lunch onboard the train:

The Glacier Express is the only regular train in Europe serving freshly cooked food onboard. Dedicated chefs prepare the delicious local specialties. The meals are served directly to your comfortable first class seat with a table. Enjoy the meal with the gorgeous views from your panoramic windows.

The meal service is optional. Your meals are not included in the tour prices
We recommend the 3-course set Menu for CHF 43.- per Person. A la card choices and snacks are available too.

Vegetarian options are available. If you have any dietary requirements, please tell us
at time of booking, so we can let the train crew know in advance.

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Premium

Group size/ Price per Person

Price for either Option A or B.

1 adult:   CHF 600.-
2 adults: CHF 390.-
3 adults: CHF 320.-
4 adults: CHF 270.-
5 adults: CHF 250.-
6 adults: CHF 230.-

Children 6 -15 years: CHF 80.-
Children 0 - 5 years: free

Surcharge of CHF 80.- per adult for bookings and prepayments less then 8 days before departure.
 

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Economy

Group size/ Price per Person

Price for either Option A or B.

1 adult:   CHF 540.-
2 adults: CHF 330.-
3 adults: CHF 260.-
4 adults: CHF 220.-
5 adults: CHF 200.-
6 adults: CHF 190.-

Children 6 - 15 years: CHF 80.-
Children 0 - 5 years: free

Surcharge of CHF 60.- per adult for bookings and prepayments less then 8 days before departure.