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Glacier Express

Zermatt – Glacier Express Premium - Lucerne

Experience a stay under the majestic Matterhorn plus an unforgetable journey with the slowest fast train in the world – the Glacier Express - from Zermatt to Andermatt.

Travel dates

01.04.2010 - 16.10.2010  (Duration 5 Days),  Daily departure 
12.12.2010 - 18.12.2010 
10.01.2011 - 31.03.2011 

The Matterhorn in winter.

Glacier Express

Chapelbridge by night


1st day:
Arrival in the world famous Zermatt by train 2nd class from the Swiss border or any Swiss airport. This alpine resort is a world without cars. Electric-taxis and horse-drawn sleighs and carriages are the only transport allowed. Overnight in Zermatt.

2nd day:

Zermatt is surrounded by 38 four thousand metre high mountains. Explore the town at the foot of the mighty Matterhorn or perhaps enjoy one of our optional excursions to the Gornergrat, Matterhorn Glacier Paradise or Rothorn. Overnight in Zermatt.

3rd day:
Today you board the Glacier Express Premium (9.00am) for your three hour train journey from Zermatt to Andermatt. Travel in comfort through the unspoilt natural beauty of a landscape rich in ancient, fragrant mountain forests, peaceful Alpine meadows, rushing mountain streams and mountain valleys, soaked in tradition and centuriesold culture. Change trains in Andermatt and Goschenen enroute to the lakeside city of Lucerne (2.38pm). Overnight in Lucerne.

4th day:

Time at leisure in Lucerne. Due to its central location right on Lake Lucerne and amid the surrounding mountains such as impressive Mount Pilatus, Mt Rigi, or Mt Titlis at 3020m high, Lucerne is considered to be the "Switzerland within Switzerland". We recommend you explore one of these mountains on one of our available excursions. Overnight in Lucerne.

5th day:
Return to Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland at your own request.

Our price includes
- Swiss Card "Swiss Premium Tour" (3 transfers) in 2nd class, from/to Swiss border or airport
- Seat reservation Glacier Express Premium
- 2 nights in Zermatt, room, bath or shower, WC, breakfast
- 2 nights in Lucerne, room, bath or shower, WC, breakfast

- Any additional tickets for optional excursions to travel by rail, boat, postalcoaches and cable cars can be purchased at 25–50% off the local regular fares


Prices Per Person CAD$

3 star hotel

4 star hotel

Double room 710 - 820 770 - 890
Additional night Lucerne 115 155 - 168
Additional night Zermatt 115 - 160 150
Single room 810 - 900 985 - 1110
Additional night Lucerne 150 190
Additional night Zermatt 125 - 172 168

NOTE: prices fluctuate depending on dates/season of travel

Supplements per person:
CAD$ 95.– upgrading to 1st class rail


Contact Simply Swiss at 1-866-648 7757 to book.

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