Travel from ice-age glaciers to palm trees on the Bernina Express in just 2½ hours.
On the Rhaetian Railway’s north-south Alpine crossing, pass wild gorges, soaring bridges, fascinating loop tunnels and white glaciers close enough to reach out and touch. From Tirano, you’ll board modern buses and travel through the Italian Valtelina Valley to Lugano.
The Bernina Express runs daily in the summer. In the winter, only the train to and from Tirano is operated. It offers first and second class service as well as panoramic coaches
The Rhaetian Railway’s north-south Alpine crossing offers breathtaking views as you travel over boldly curved viaducts, through winding tunnels and past ice-age glaciers. From Tirano, the excursion continues in modern buses through the Valtelina Valley to Lugano.
Bernina Express: Chur-Albula Valley-Pontresina-Bernina Pass-Poschiavo-Tirano-Lugano
Reservations are required on this train. The fare includes the cost of the ticket, but not the reservation. Reservation fees are additional. Please make your reservation request in the Special Requests box during booking. There are a number of city pairs that Bernina Express services.