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The most spectacular way to cross the Alps: the Bernina Express from Chur / Landquart / Davos / St. Moritz - Valposchiavo - Tirano links up regions with different languages and cultures. This is not a rack railway and the train winds its way gently...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Stazione Ferroviaria di Tirano, 23037, Switzerland
+41 81 288 65 65
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Unbelievably beautiful, both sides of the train had amazing views. The bridges were iconic. The landscape was vast and mesmerizing. My head was on a swivel the whole time.

Thank 296kimberlyc
Reviewed 2 days ago

This tour was just as described in other reviews. Scenery is amazing. Tour operators really just transport you from location to location. If you like to do your own thing at the various stops, this is a great tour. Ran on time, kept you informed...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jane E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only negative is that the ride is relatively short. The winter scenery is exquisite and well worth the fare.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JackButler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I treated myself for my birthday to a 5 day railway holiday in Switzerland. Day 3 was a return trip from Chur to Tirano. The morning was clear and sunny and we got to enjoy the magnificent scenery en route to Tirano. Lunch was an...More

Thank Vincent R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rode the Bernina up to St. Moritz from Tirano. The views were real good and a comfy ride. Nothing to eat or drink so glad it was only 2.5 hours. Not as good as the Glacier Express.

1  Thank ngbtn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When I was on the train I asked to change my seat. The ticket guy changed it but after some time a family came and said they reserved this seat. As I understanded from the ticket guy they had a problem with the comupter -...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tam600496
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the train from Tirano, Italian Border, to St. Moritz in June 2018. An experience of lifetime. Panoramic Cabins afford great views of the Alps.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Dhvl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous from start to finished. Romantic and chill..just beautiful relaxed ride. Tirano to St Moritz.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 866bingw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We joined the train at Torano and travelled all the way to Chur. The first half to St Moritz was the highlight for us and whilst the second half to Chur was beautiful, the journey became a little long. The service on board is overly...More

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank dodo2761
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thought that we were in for a rather boring day, spending almost eight hours on a train. But the whole journey was simply superb and the time passed very quickly. Whether travelling through wooded valleys, or crossing miles of virgin snow when we were...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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23 March 2019|
Response from RhaetischeBahn | Property representative |
Allegra, dear Jude The Bernina Express travels from Tirano to St. Moritz and back. It's not possible to travel directly from Varenna to St. Moritz. The Bernina Express train leaves Tirano at 10h07 and arrives St. Moritz at... More
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Keith C
21 March 2019|
Response from RhaetischeBahn | Property representative |
Allegra dear Keith Thank you for your request. The Journey from Tirano to St.Moritz during 2hours 30 minutes for the whole journey 5 hours. More Information you find on rhb.ch Kind regards Rhaetian Railway, Railservice
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16 March 2019|
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Response from RobertFGCarter | Reviewed this property |
The train part is straightforward. Tirano has a mainline station as well as the Bernina express one (they're adjacent to each other). A train from Milan to Tirano should work. Not sure about airport transfers though.