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This train cuts through the Swiss Alps, providing passengers with some of...

This train cuts through the Swiss Alps, providing passengers with some of the most beautiful scenery imaginable.

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Oberalppass to Andermatt best stretch

It was a blue sky day in March and I finally made a last min decision to do the glacier express route before the snow melts away. I took the train from Zürich to Churs and on to... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Zurich, Switzerland
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Hong Kong, China
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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We have Zermatt to Chur by this Glacier Express train which require advance seat reservation at sf13 per person no matter you are holding Swiss Pass or not. Views and quality of the train even in 2nd class justify the fare. Seat number in odd number face toward the train where they head to. Do put sun block if you... More 

1 Thank AUG2016familytrip
Copenhagen, Denmark
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28 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The trip that you will experience on the Glacier Express is unforgettable. You will pass through the most amazing highlights and you will even get information about each of them on an audioguide. We took the train from Zermatt to St. Moritz and please, do the same, the last hours of the route from Chur to St. Moritz are very... More 

Thank NeliSev
Astley, Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We paid extra for the viewing coach but so worth every cent. We only went from Chur to Andermatt but it was a fabulous journey. Scenery was breathtaking. The train coach was clean and with comfortable seating. The free headphones so that you can listen to the commentary were a nice touch. Our trip was on a very sunny day... More 

Thank Gail K
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best journey ever , beautiful views, comfortable coaches and great crew. Sipping champagne with chocolates with amazing views. The train just had mind blowing views and 8 hrs travel looked very sleek. The food selection the train was good and my daughter and wife just loved it

Thank Roshan R
Zurich, Switzerland
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28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderfull train ride through the Alps. Although westher wasnt great it was still a great experience, id like to do it again but next time maybe in the middle of winter and also a summer trip. Really enjoyed it, and the onboard staff and catering are great.

Thank Chappers186
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not a journey you would take to click great photos. You can't as the reflection from the window spoils pretty much all the pictures. However, just taking in the scenery and nature as you go is well worth it. If you enjoy trains then this should definitely on your to do list. We bought our own lunch as... More 

1 Thank CheekishTraveller
Ankara, Turkey
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This express was very very good. The landscapes were AMAZING and the staff were very welcome and the train was very comfortable. They gave us headphones to listen some important informations during the journey. Muhteşem bir tren expressi kesinlikle tavsiye ediyorum. Biraz uzun sürüyor ama o manzaralar görülmeye değer.

Thank Naz M
Zurich, Switzerland
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271 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

It was a blue sky day in March and I finally made a last min decision to do the glacier express route before the snow melts away. I took the train from Zürich to Churs and on to Andermatt and continue to Brig followed by a return trip to Zurich via Spiez. I have heard a lot about the beauty... More 

4 Thank victoriaxyz
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584 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We tried the Glacier Express winter special from Brig to Chur for 99 CHF incl lunch and return trip to any destination in Switzerland. The views are great all along and the most spectacular ones are after Oberalp when you are in the middle of the ski resorts. On the way down during the lower level close to Versam Safien... More 

Thank johan6688
Bucharest, Romania
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212 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 478 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Being known as the slowest express train in the world Glacier Express does not offer the most amazing views that you can enjoy from a train in Switzerland but takes you to Zermatt from where you can enjoy the most amazing train in Switzerland: Gornergrat train. It's very expensive and takes 8 hrs to do the full trip from St.... More 

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