Bernina Express and St Moritz tour from Lake Como

Bernina Express and St Moritz tour from Lake Como

The Bernina Express tour from Lake Como is an adventure not to be missed!

A day trip to explore the Alps, along the highest railway in Europe (2253 m.s.l.m), Unesco heritage.

The Bernina Express tour offers panoramic views of spectacular landscapes
along the route from Tirano to St Moritz, between the glaciers and the peaks of the Alps.

Choose to experience this wonderful adventure with a personalized tour or a “do it yourself” tour 


Using this guide, you will discover how to reach Tirano to live the unforgettable experience of the Bernina Express tour!

We suggest you to take the ferry that leaves at 6:15 AM* (Arrival in Varenna at 6:45 – this ferry stops first in Menaggio – )

  • Check the ferry schedules: click here or use Bellagio Travel Guide app – how to get around – section)
  • NB ferry schedules is different on weekdays and on Sundays/Festive days and also it depends on the time of year.

Ferry from Bellagio to Varenna (€ 4,60 p.p.)

Walk from the pier of Varenna to the train station (10 min).

Catch the train to Tirano at 7:24 AM (1h28min € 7,30pp ) – always check the timetables and if there are strikes – 

Get off the train in Tirano and catch the Bernina Express
(Look for the Bernina Express station on the left side when you exit the regional train station)
We advise you to buy train tickets in advance:
You can buy them online (approx. €28 second class or €50 first class ONE WAY)

Get off the train in St Moritz (2 hours and 15 minutes ride on the Bernina Express)

Visit St Moritz

Catch the train from St Moritz to Tirano (2 hours and 15 minutes journey on the Bernina Express)
You can buy them online (approx. €28 second class or €50 first class ONE WAY)

Get off the Bernina Express and catch the regional train to Varenna (1h28min € 7,30pp)

Catch the ferry to Bellagio (Check the ferry schedules: click here)



If you want to forget about the stress of the schedules, the worry of losing yourself or getting stuck somewhere,
this tailor-made tour of the Bernina Express is definitely the right one for you!

The only thing you need to worry about is taking the ferry around 8:00 from Bellagio to Varenna.

Check the ferry schedules: click here)

The local guide, with his authorized minivan, will take you on a breathtaking tour of the lake and the mountains:
you will cross the Valtellina area surrounded by vineyards and apple trees in bloom, you can taste the typical products of this area from cheese to wine.

Once you arrive in Tirano our guide will help you in buying the Bernina Express ticket (approx. € 28 second class or € 50 first class ONE WAY) and come with you to Bernina Express departure train station.

The magical journey between glaciers and mountains on the highest and most scenic railway in Europe (2253 m.s.l.m.) begins!

The guide will wait for you at the St Moritz station, together you will visit one of the most famous cities for its boutiques and (in winter) for its exclusive ski slopes.
This type of tour will allow you to choose, on the advice of your companion, what to visit, where to stop for lunch and will enrich you with cultural information of these wonderful places.

Back again on the minivan to cross the Maloja pass to slowly return to Varenna.
You can choose with your guide to stop in other interesting places: the beautiful village of Chiavenna or the Abbey of Piona.

The return is scheduled at around 19:00 in Varenna.

We do not want to reveal too many details, the knowledge of this area by our guide will leave you surprised in the discovery of a wonderful culture, rich in history, traditions and good food!


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If you prefer contact us also via WhatsApp at +39 366.15.32.161

“Life is a journey and those who travel live twice.” -Omar Khayyam

  • Goda



    Hello, we are interested in Bernina express tour on the 3d or 4ths of October. Is it possible and what is the price for two?

  • AntonioUnore



    The train was the highlight of the day, everything we hoped it would be and the service provided by Lake Como Transfers was the icing on the cake. We had the perfect day tour thanks to Lake Como Transfers.” “wildenel wrote a review on June 2018 New Jersey HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL We just returned from a family vacation at lake como. Since we were a group of 20, there were a lot of logistical problems starting with transport from MXP to lake como.

  • Andrew Giordmaina

    Andrew Giordmaina


    Hi Can you pls give me more info on the: BERNINA EXPRESS FROM LAKE COMO – TAILOR MADE TOUR
    I would appreciate if you can give me the scheduled time for itinerary and prices. thanks a lot

    • Bellagio Travel Guide

      Bellagio Travel Guide


      Buongiorno Andrew, come stai? To get more info about the Bernina Express tailor made tour, you can visit this link and contact directly the guide for more info about availability and prices (on this page you find the direct contacts). This is the link:

  • Pat Anastasio

    Pat Anastasio


    I am very interested in the Bernina Express tour from Lake Como. I will be staying in Bellagio May 11 to 14.
    Please provide details and cost for 4 adults.
    Thank you,
    Pat Anastasio

  • Lynn



    We are looking to travel to St Moritz with option 2 on October 7, 2022. There will be five – six adults. We would like to stop in Chiavenna on the way back. We would like 1st class accommodations on the train. Would you please give me a price and timing for this excursion. Thank you! Lynn

    • Bellagio Travel Guide

      Bellagio Travel Guide


      Ciao Lynn,
      thank you for your kind request.

      I’ve sent you an e-mail with the information required.

      Have a nice day!

      Kind regards from Bellagio

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