Graubünden Tourism

Glacier Express

From St. Moritz, Davos or Chur to the Matterhorn: The Glacier Express takes you on one of the most beautiful routes through the Alps. Some of the best views are the Rhine Gorge and the Oberalp Pass at 2,033 m above sea level. You can allow yourself to be indulged in your seat with regional specialities.

The Slowest Express in the World

Cuisine, dizzying heights and the Matterhorn: The Glacier Express allows you to make a journey of discovery full of experiences and pleasure, with many highlights. On the slowest express in the world, in eight hours from St. Moritz, Davos or Chur you can travel over the Oberalp Pass to reach Zermatt, where the Matterhorn heaves majestically into view.

On the panoramic journey over 291 bridges and through 91 tunnels, you can enjoy regional specialities which are freshly prepared on board. As you do so, your gaze is drawn to the panorama while you are eating too, maybe on the track section through the Rhine Gorge to Disentis. Other highlights are announced by the audio-guide which gives a lot of interesting information about the route.

Facts and Figures

Length of route 291 Kilometers
Journey duration 8 hours
First journey 1930
Number of tunnels 91
Number of bridges 291
Steepest incline  125/1000

 

Glacier Express

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