Bernina Train to St. Moritz Day Trip from Milan

Discover one of the world’s steepest railway journeys and explore Switzerland’s premier resort town!

Travel Flexibly · 13.00h · Milan, Italy

Wish you could hop over to Switzerland while you’re in Milan? On this unforgettable day trip, you’ll be transported from Milan to the charming mountain town of Tirano. From here, hop aboard the iconic UNESCO World Heritage Bernina Red Train for a mesmerizing journey to St. Moritz, Switzerland’s most coveted resort town. Experience one of the world’s steepest railway journeys, marvel at the beauty of the Swiss Alps, and enjoy a convenient bus ride back to Milan from St. Moritz.

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  • Bernina Train and St. Moritz from Milan​
  • Reach Tirano by Coach​
  • Board the Bernina Train​
  • Admire Switzerland Unique Landscape​
  • UNESCO World Heritage Excursion​
  • Enjoy Seasons of Charm​
  • Milan to St. Moritz Escape​
  • A Day in Switzerland​

Today is as much about the journey as it is the destination! In Milan, reach your well-connected, centrally located meeting point Largo Cairoli to begin your adventure. From there, you’ll be picked up by a comfortable, air-conditioned bus where you’ll meet your friendly guide and group of excited travelers.

After about 3 hours, your bus will arrive in the scenic town of Tirano. Follow your guide to the train station, where you’ll hop aboard the iconic Bernina red train. For the next 2.5 hours, cruise past captivating glaciers and jaw-dropping mountains as you meander through the breathtaking Alps. Gaze out of your window at the mesmerizing views as your train climbs up more than 1,800 meters on its way to St. Moritz!

Once you arrive in St. Moritz, stretch your legs as you enjoy about 1.5 hours of free time to explore Switzerland’s most prominent resort town. Stop for a lunch of regional specialties, or marvel at the panoramic, alpine views that surround you.

After discovering the magic of St. Moritz, it’s time to say your goodbyes to Switzerland as you hop back aboard your coach bus. The journey back to Milan is about 3.5 hours, so feel free to close your eyes and rest after such a thrilling adventure!

Bernina Rail to St. Moritz Day Trip from Milan Tour Description

Your 13-hour tour includes:

  • Expert, local guide

  • Roundtrip, air-conditioned bus to/from Milan

  • Bernina train ticket

  • Free time in St. Moritz

  • Stunning views from the town of Tirano

  • Sweeping views from a 2.5-hour train ride through Switzerland

Depart from Milan

Your enchanting journey to Switzerland begins in Milan’s city center. The meeting point for this day trip is in Largo Cairoli, well connected by Metro lines. From there, hop aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned bus. Here, you’ll meet your friendly guide and group of fellow explorers!

The bus ride will be about 3 hours, so get cozy and enjoy a restful ride out of Milan. You have a big day of exploring ahead of you, so save your energy for now!

Arrive in Tirano

Once you arrive in Tirano, hop off your coach bus and stretch your legs as you take in the sights of this stunning village. Marvel at the mountainous landscape as your guide leads you to the train station. From here, your adventure truly begins!

Hop Aboard the Bernina Pass

From Tirano, hop aboard the legendary Bernina Red Train, one of the most picturesque railways in all of Switzerland. Celebrated as being one of the steepest train journeys in the world, and declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Bernina will reach over 1,800 meters as you make your way to St. Moritz.

Be sure to grab a window seat, as you’ll spend the next 2.5 hours cruising through the Alps, passing by jaw-dropping glaciers, breathtaking gorges, and towering mountains!

Explore St. Moritz

After an unforgettable journey, you’ll finally arrive in the striking resort town of St. Moritz in Switzerland. Thanks to its incredibly high elevation, the captivating village offers breathtaking, alpine views from every direction. You’ll be treated to about 1.5 hours of free time to discover this magical ski town at your leisure. Stroll through its charming streets, admire the majestic, panoramic views that surround you, or stop for a delicious lunch while taking it all in.

Return to Milan

After wandering through the idyllic town of St. Moritz, it’s time to say goodbye to the enchanting Swiss Alps and begin the journey back to Milan. Hop aboard your comfortable bus and enjoy a tranquil, 3.5-hour ride to the city. It’s been an exciting but long day, so feel free to rest your eyes during the drive! Once your bus is back in Milan, you’ll be dropped off at your previously chosen drop-off point.

What you get with this tour
Expert, local guide
Roundtrip bus to/from Milan
Visit the stunning town of Tirano
Travel on the scenic Bernina Rail from Tirano to St. Moritz
Free time to explore St. Moritz
Unparalleled views from the Bernina red train
Amazing photo opportunities
Visit 2 countries in one day!
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Frequently Asked Questions

What to bring?

Please make sure you bring along a valid Passport/ID, otherwise you won’t be able to pass the Switzerland border.

What to bring?

Please make sure you bring along a valid Passport/ID, otherwise you won’t be able to pass the Switzerland border.

Is this tour run by The Tour Guy?

This tour is operated by one of our trusted and vetted partners in Milan.

What if I have concerns about my mobility on this tour?

Because of the amount of walking and transportation on this tour, it is unfortunately not suitable for wheelchair users. If you have questions about other mobility concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

What happens if it rains?

We run our tours rain or shine!

Is there any chance this tour will be canceled?

On the rare occasion the tour is canceled, we'll inform you as soon as possible. We will work with you to reschedule your tour when possible or provide a full refund.

How comprehensive is the St. Moritz portion of this tour?

Because so much of this tour is about the scenic journey, the St. Moritz portion of this tour is only about 1.5 hours. You'll still get to experience all the most important elements and impressive attractions of this stunning resort town during your free time.

Is lunch included in the price of the tour?

No, but you'll have a break to find delicious food. Your guide will be happy to recommend their favorite spot.

Can I bring my kids and do I have to pay for them?

Kids are welcome on this tour! Infants aged 3 and under may join for free, while kids aged 4-11 pay a reduced fee.

Why do I have to pay for my child who's under 11 years old?

Since this trip includes transportation, all passengers on the tour must be seated for safety and legal reasons. That means a young child takes up the same space as a youth or adult, and therefore will need to pay the same fee.

Does this tour include hotel pickup?

No hotel pickup is included on this tour. You’ll meet your guide at the designated meeting point.

Where does this tour end?

This tour ends back in Milan, in Largo Cairoli.

What is the duration of this tour?

The tour usually lasts 13 hours. Traffic conditions or unforeseen circumstances like strikes or weather conditions might alter the tour duration, on occasion.

Can I bring my pet on this tour?

Please let us know in advance if you’d like to bring your pet, and we will do our best to accommodate you.

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