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Tour code: 2872ZV15
Board the Bernina Express, the iconic red Swiss mountain train, for an alps tour with a difference. After a coach ride from Milan to Tirano, board the train to travel on the UNESCO-listed Bernina Express route with its unsurpassed alpine views. Gaze out at the cloud-piercing peaks of the Swiss Alps as you ride along the Bernina Pass to St Moritz, and then enjoy free time to explore the glamorous mountain town before your return to Milan.


  • Rail tour from Milan aboard the Bernina Express
  • Take a scenic coach tour to Tirano, located at the foothills of the Swiss Alps
  • Travel by train through the Bernina Pass to elegant St Moritz
  • Marvel at the stunning alpine scenery, including glacial lakes
  • Enjoy free time to explore Tirano and St Moritz
  • Hear insights about the region from your professional guide

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What You Can Expect

Swiss Alps Bernina Express Rail Tour from Milan

Bernina Express Rail Tour to the Swiss Alps from Milan

Well known by its moniker ‘the Little Red Train,’ the Bernina Express was designed to climb the Swiss Alps with ease. A testament to engineering work completed more than a century ago, the train is still able to complete the cliff-clinging Bernina Pass on a route that now has UNESCO World Heritage status.

Travel from Milan to Switzerland in the morning, and relax on your coach journey to Tirano. After some free time in the town, board the Bernina Express and gaze out of your window as the historic train passes through the idyllic stretches of Northern Italy and the Swiss Alps.

Ride over the spiral viaduct of Brusio, and along the Bernina Pass to Engadin. After 2.5 hours on board, watch the scenery change from windswept gorges and snow-clad glaciers to the chic chalets of St Moritz.

Hop off the train to enjoy roughly 1.5 hours of free time in the town. An elegant vacation spot that’s popular for winter sports, St Moritz has a bounty of attractions to keep you busy. Stroll the lake, ogle the snow-specked mountains that ring the town, enjoy lunch or browse the local chocolatiers to sample Swiss chocolate. All food is at your own expense.

In the early evening, return to Milan by coach. Your tour of Northern Italy and Switzerland finishes with a drop-off at the start point.

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This was as good a trip as I have ever been on . The scenery was a s good as you could ever imagine . it was really well organized and our tour guide Sonya was exceptional in her attention to detail . Definitely a must whether there for a very short trip or there for a longer time

George C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Must see! What a great experience. Make sure you sit on the left side of the train facing forward! Best vantage point to take photos!

Sundaram S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

it was a wonderful experience. the tour started at the preset time and the guide was knowledgeable and kept us entertained throughout the trip with his anecdotes . the view was fantastic.

Eugenie P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

It was an awesome trip riding the train into the Alps.

We found out after our passports could have been stamped in Switzerland in the town we stopped in. That would have been nice to have that info beforehand, if that is the case. Otherwise it was s great trip

Michelle S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This was an amazing activity!!!! Absolutely loved the train ride to St Moritz. Spectacular views.

Hector V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

I really enjoyed.

Mark P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Wonderful tour, incredible views fro the train trip. Our guid was great, so was our driver. Very nice trip back to Milan, quite an experi nice coming down the mountain in the bus. Highly recommended.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

We have just arrived home from 5 weeks of holidays and rate this as one of the best days on our holiday. Wonderfully organised and absolutely spectacular scenery. Our guide was very knowledgeable. An absolutely fantastic day.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

A life time experience. ..Can and #39;t express in words... A must thing to do...


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

That was one of the best trips ever!

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