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gmw000
gmw000
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Dec 1, 2015 - 10:25 AM

We will be staying in Zurich and want to travel to Lake Lugano the most scenic way - is there a way we can incorporate the Bernina Express in our journey?

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Arno
Arno
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Dec 2, 2015 - 6:44 AM

Hi gmwooo, welcome to MySwissAlps,

You can certainly include the Bernina Express. You would take a train to Chur, the Bernina Express to Tirano, and finally the Bernina Express bus to Lugano (not available in winter).

With a Swiss Travel Pass, all of that is free, except for the seat reservations.

Last modified on Dec 2, 2015 - 6:47 AM by Arno
gmw000
gmw000
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Dec 2, 2015 - 8:20 PM in reply to Arno

Thankyou! will certainly look into the Swiss Travel pass :-)

gmw000
gmw000
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Dec 3, 2015 - 1:02 AM in reply to Arno

Could I assume that if we decided to go to Bellagio in Lake Como rather than Lake Lugano we would still be able to catch a Bus from Tirano?

Annika
Annika
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Dec 3, 2015 - 6:39 PM in reply to gmw000

Hi gmwooo.

You would take the same bus to Lugano, then take a train to Italy from there. The details can be found in the timetable. The Swiss Travel Pass covers free traveling until the border at Chiasso.

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