Love scenic trains? Rail holiday suggestions for Switzerland.

Tour packages for rail holidays in Switzerland

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Exploring Switzerland by scenic train

Switzerland is best explored by train. You can even base your holidays entirely on the excellent scenic trains. It's a comfortable, relaxed, safe and eco-friendly way to see the Swiss Alps.

Below are multi day tours, but of course a one day trip by train is possible too.

TRAIN TOURS IN SWITZERLAND

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Independent 3-day first class Glacier Express tour from Zurich

Enjoy the full Glacier Express route, and an overnight stay in the alpine towns of Zermatt and St. Moritz. Hotels, breakfast, train tickets and first class reservations in the panoramic carriage are included. You can start the tour in Zurich or anywhere else in Switzerland.

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  • Attraction type: scenic trip, by train
  • Escort: independent (no guide)
  • Region: Zurich (Region Zurich)
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Details & booking: Viator.com

Independent 3-day Bernina Express tour from Zurich

This tour includes the Bernina Express train from St. Moritz to Tirano and the Bernina Express bus from Tirano to Lugano. You'll stay overnight in St. Moritz and Lugano. Finally you can travel back to Zurich or elsewhere in Switzerland. Included: hotels, breakfast, train tickets, seat reservations.

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  • Attraction type: scenic trip, by train
  • Escort: independent (no guide)
  • Region: Zurich (Region Zurich)
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Details & booking: Viator.com

Independent 3-day Glacier Express tour from Geneva

Enjoy the entire Glacier Express route from Zermatt to St. Moritz. Hotels in both towns, breakfast, train tickets and seat reservations for the Glacier Express are included. You can start the tour in Geneva or anywhere else in Switzerland.

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Independent 3-day Glacier Express tour from Lugano

Enjoy the entire Glacier Express route from Zermatt to St. Moritz. Hotels in both towns, breakfast, train tickets and seat reservations for the Glacier Express are included. You can start this tour in Lugano or anywhere else in Switzerland. You can easily combine this tour with the Bernina Express!

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Independent 3-day Bernina Express tour from Geneva

This trip includes the Bernina Express train from St. Moritz to Tirano and the Bernina Express bus from Tirano to Lugano. You'll spend the night in St. Moritz and Lugano. Finally you can travel back to Geneva or elsewhere in Switzerland. Included: hotels, breakfast, train tickets, seat reservations.

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Independent 3-day Bernina Express tour from Lugano

This trip includes the Bernina Express bus from Lugano to Tirano and the Bernina Express train from Tirano to St. Moritz. You'll spend the night in Lugano and St. Moritz. Finally you can travel back to Lugano or elsewhere in Switzerland. Included: hotels, breakfast, train tickets, seat reservations.

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Independent 4-day Golden Pass and Jungfraujoch tour

Start from Basel, Geneva or Zurich and explore the Golden Pass line in 4 days. A ride to Jungfraujoch, the highest train station in Europe, is included too. You'll spend the nights in Lucerne, Interlaken and Montreux. All train rides except Jungfraujoch in 1st class. You can book additional days.

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Highlights of Switzerland in 5 days

The Lucerne area is the highlight of Central Switzerland. That's where you start with a visit to Mount Titlis. Next, you'll take the highest railway of Europe to Jungfraujoch and spend the night in Interlaken. Finally you'll visit Gornergrat to view the Matterhorn. 1st class trains where available.

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Independent 5-day Majestic Alps tour

You'll visit the car free alpine town of Mürren and the James Bond mountain Schilthorn. Next, you'll travel to Zermatt to enjoy the view of the Matterhorn after riding the cogwheel train up to Gornergrat. All by 1st class trains, except the mountain trains. This tour can be extended (recommended).

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Independent 5-day tour of Swiss lakes and mountains

You'll spend the first night in the wellness resort Bad Ragaz. Next, you'll take the Glacier Express to Interlaken, with on board lunch. A cogwheel train takes you up to Jungfraujoch. Your trip ends in the historical town Lucerne to visit the peak of Mount Pilatus. 1st class train tickets included.

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