The Bernina Express route is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You travel from St. Moritz to sunny Lugano. You cross the Bernina Pass, drive past Lago Bianco and experience a ’roundabout ride’ over the circular viaduct in Brusio.

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  • Upper Engadine with St. Moritz
  • Up to 70 per mil gradient
  • View of the Morteratsch Glacier 
  • 180 degree loop in the Montebello curve
  • Mediterranean flair in Lugano
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Such a varied and beautiful trip probably does not exist in Europe anywhere else.
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Karl Heinz and Doris - Winner of the anniversary trip
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Arrival by public transport from your starting point in Switzerland to St. Moritz. Overnight stay in St. Moritz.

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St. Moritz - Lugano / approx. 8h

Travel on the Bernina Express from St. Moritz to Tirano. Journey continues by Bernina Express bus via Veltlin to Lugano. Overnight stay in Lugano

Highlights: Segantini Museum in St. Moritz, highest railway line over the Alps, Alp Grüm, Lago Bianco, Brusio Circular Viaduct, Tirano in Italy

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Return trip by public transport from Lugano to your final destination in Switzerland or extend your stay.

Highlights: LAC Art and Culture Centre, Parco Civico Ciani - park on the lake, Monte Brè, Monte San Salvatore, Church of Santa Maria degli Angioli, old town of Lugano

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Timetable 15.12.2019 – 08.05.2020 & 26.10. – 12.12.2020
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Train St.Moritz (departure) Train Tirano (arrival) Bus Tirano (departure) Bus Lugano (arrival)
09.48 12.49 14.20 17.30
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Bus Lugano (departure) Bus Tirano (arrival) Train Tirano (departure) Train St. Moritz (arrival)
10.00 13.00 14.25 17.11
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Timetable 09.05. – 25.10.2020
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Train St.Moritz (departure) Train Tirano (arrival) Bus Tirano (departure) Bus Lugano (arrival)
09.39 12.00 14.20 17.30
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Bus Lugano (departure) Bus Tirano (arrival) Train Tirano (departure) Train St. Moritz (arrival)
10.00 13.00 14.07 16.19
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Seat reservations: seat reservation on the Bernina Express is mandatory

Please notice the operating times of the Bernina Express Bus: 20.02. – 05.04.2020 and 29.10. – 29.11.2020 Thursday to Sunday; 09.04. – 25.10.2020 daily.

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  • Rail journey from your starting point in Switzerland and back
  • Overnight stay incl. breakfast in St. Moritz und Lugano
  • Seat reservation in the Bernina Express train and bus
  • From price applies per person in a 3-star double room, 2nd class, basic half-fare card
  • Booking period: all year round
  • Travel period: 21.02. - 24.11.2019 & 20.02. - 29.11.2020
  • Price example calculated on 01.01.2019 for 27.11.2020
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  • Travel documents are sent by post
  • Trip can also be booked in reverse
  • Additional overnight stays in St. Moritz and Lugano bookable
  • The bus journey between Tirano and Lugano is in 2nd class only

Tip:

  • Benefit from over 100 2 for 1 offers and save up to CHF 4,500 with the Swiss Coupon Pass
  • Would you like to make someone happy? Why not offer them the trip as a gift?
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  • From price applies per person in a 3-star double room, 2nd class, basic half-fare card
  • Booking period: all year round
  • Travel period: 21.02. - 24.11.2019 & 20.02. - 29.11.2020
  • Price example calculated on 01.01.2019 for 27.11.2020
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