Glacier Express

From Zermatt to St. Moritz

Map Glacier Express

Deep ravines, high passes, shimmering mountains, sparkling lakes, idyllic mountain villages, 291 bridges and 91 tunnels: the Glacier Express offers all of this and more during its delightful journey of just under eight hours. In over 90 years, this classic among the Swiss panoramic trains has never ceased to amaze its passengers.

The Glacier Express offers a journey for the senses – from the Engadine to the Matterhorn. On its relaxing drive from dazzling St. Moritz to equally sophisticated Zermatt, the Glacier Express delights travellers with scenic attractions and technical state-of-the-art achievements.

With its oversized panoramic windows, the Glacier Express opens up unobstructed views of unique landscapes.

Excellence Class

The Excellence is the premium class of the Glacier Express. It impresses with its high-quality full service offer and its modern design. Guests are being treated to a truly exceptional journey across the Swiss Alps while marvelling at the fantastic panorama.

Thanks to comfortable lounge seating, each traveller enjoys a window seat. Excellence Class offers personal travel guidance, a trendy bar area, a premium multi-course lunch and many more amenities – all included.

More details about Excellence Class

  • Leg: St. Moritz – Zermatt (or vice versa)
  • Distance: 291 km
  • Duration: 8 h 3 min
  • Website: Glacier Express