If I have an 8-day, 2nd Class, Swiss Travel Pass, can I reserve a 1st class seat for the Glacier Express, St Moritz to Zermatt and pay extra? Or is the only way to ride 1st class on the Glacier Express, is buy a 1st class 8-day Swiss Travel Pass?
Hello Babybl1017 and Welcome to MySwissAlps,
If you are travelling with a 2nd Class Swiss Travel Pass but want to travel 1st Class on any particular trip you can buy a Class upgrade at any SBB station or using the SBB Mobile App or here bit.ly/2rZEIXh. You need to buy a route specific upgrade.
If you buy on-line you need to nominate a Half-fare Card reduction to get the correct price. An upgrade will cost half the difference between 1st and 2nd class full-fares.
You need to buy seat reservations to travel on the GEX.
It is also possible to replicate the route on regular trains without reservations.
Thank you so much for the information. Have a wonderful day.
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