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Where does the Glacier Express start and end?

Where does the Glacier Express start and end?

The Glacier Express is a direct train from Zermatt in the canton of Valais to St. Moritz in the canton of Graub√ľnden, and vice versa.

Is Glacier Express worth doing?

The Glacier Express trains take you from Zermatt to St Moritz and a single trip can cost quite a bit but they are surely worth the price tag! We’d definitely recommend getting the Swiss Travel Pass just for rides on this scenic train.

Can you bring your own food on the Glacier Express?

Yes, you can take your own food and drink on this train.

What is the most scenic part of the Glacier Express?

The best section of the Glacier Express is from Andermatt to Disentis. This is the area where the train will go over the Oberlap Pass, and you’ll see snowy vistas in the winter and beautiful mountains in the summer. If there is one part of the route you should not miss, this is it.

Is the train from Zurich to Lucerne scenic?

There are parts of the train ride where you get a good view of Lake Zurich. As the train speeds towards Lucerne, it will also pass Rotsee Lake. The journey is still short and beautiful. In the grand scheme of things, however, it is still not the most scenic train route.

Can you bring alcohol on Glacier Express?

Food and drink on the Glacier Express For those not opting for the meal, a catering car is also on hand for tea, coffee and snacks, and (as with other European train), passengers can bring their own food and alcoholic beverages on board.

Can you bring your own wine on Glacier Express?

You can find sample menus and wine list at the Glacier Express website, www.glacierexpress.ch under Travel planning then Gastronomy. Or feel free to bring your own picnic and your own beer or bottle of wine.

Is Lucerne as expensive as Zurich?

When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Zurich and Lucerne, we can see that Zurich is more expensive. And not only is Lucerne much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination.