Glacier Express

Seating Options

Everything about the second class cabin on the Glacier Express is designed to cater to your budget as much as your comfort, leaving you to focus on nothing but the spectacular views of your panoramic carriage. Magnificent. Majestic. And equipped with 48 comfortable seats to take it all in. Experience these modern air-conditioned cars transporting you to the beginning of time, and you’ll experience a time you’ll never forget at a price you can.

Glacier Express Economy Panoramic Layout

Please note: this seating chart is a representation of a Economy car.  Your actual train may have slight variations in the number of seats, restrooms, or table placements.

Club 4 Seat

Four seats facing each other across a table.

Meals & Concessions

You’re tooling along on the Glacier Express when you hear growling. Dinosaurs? Nahhh, the glaciers are already here. Vikings? That would be weird. Maybe it’s just your stomach. You’re so captivated by the magnificent scenery and panoramic views, that you’ve paid little attention to anything else. But why deprive yourself?  There are onboard buffet cars that offer a large selection of hot and cold snacks and beverages available for purchase. Including authentic Swiss cuisine, local beers, wines, or champagne. Of course for the traveler with a sweet tooth, tasty Swiss chocolate also is available. And you don’t have to miss a second of gawking at the breathtaking scenery.

On Board Services

When traveling aboard the Glacier Express you will have ergonomic seats and headphones, a wide selection of libations are available for purchase, including Fendant—Switzerland’s famous white wine served in Glacier Express’s famous tilted glass, made especially to counteract the journey’s steep terrain. Beverages and snacks available for purchase and delivered to your seat by the train’s Railbar staff. Authentic Swiss cuisine, local beers, wines, or champagne. And of course tasty Swiss chocolate is available.

Services at the station

On a trip with spectacular views, pristine landscapes and majestic glaciers, who wants to focus on their luggage? Why not use our “Fast Baggage” service. Just check in your luggage before 9:00 am and it will be waiting at your destination after 6:00 pm.