Glacier Express Tour

Even if it weren’t cold, you’d get chills

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.

Here's what you get:

  • Includes a Swiss Transfer Ticket Combi incl. Swiss Half Fare Card with 3 transfers of train travel including Switzerland’s most famous and scenic Glacier Express.
  • 2 nights accommodation in 3-star hotels (w/ breakfast) -1 night each in Zermatt and St. Moritz.
  • 50% discount on additional excursions purchased locally.
  • Required seat reservation fees are not included.

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.

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. There will be a $30 cancellation fee.
  • 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.