Bellagio Travel Guide

Bernina Express and St Moritz tour from Lake Como

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.

1 – DO-IT-YOURSELF BERNINA EXPRESS AND ST MORITZ

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 www.rhb.ch (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 www.rhb.ch (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 or use Bellagio Travel Guide app – how to get around – section)

 

ROUGH PRICE (2nd CLASS TICKETS): € 105.00 PER PERSON

2 – TAILOR MADE TOUR

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 or use Bellagio Travel Guide app – how to get around – section)

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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