• Scenic Routes in Switzerland - Venice to Lugano, Lugano to Lucerne (William Tell Express), Lucerne to Montreux (GoldenPass), Montreux to Zermatt, & Zermatt to St. Moritz (Glacier Express)

    … husband will be traveling from Italy to Switzerland. We would be taking a train from Venice to Lugano. I noticed that the Wilhelm Tell Express is from Lucerne … . But does it go the other way? If it does, how and where would we book it? If not, we would take a train to Lucerne from Lugano. The golden pass route from Lucerne to Montreux … (2015-03-23)

    Tags: … , interlaken to zweisimmen, italy, lucerne, lucerne to interlaken, lugano, lugano to bellinzona, milan, milan to lugano, montreux, montreux to visp, montreux to zermatt, pass and reservations, st. moritz, swiss travel …

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    • … . Therefore, the William Tell Express is still the William Express if you begin the trip in Lugano instead of Lucerne. The William Tell Express consists of a train … the Passholder 3 reservations for the train from Milan to Lugano) and entering the route, once again indicating that you'll be traveling with a 'Swiss … (2015-03-24)
    • … and would just need my pass on the trip and that would be fine, correct? If we get the passholder 3 from Milan to Lugano, does the swiss travel pass start … and date or does it start when we start using it in switzerland (Lugano)? For the William Tell Express, you mentioned to take the train … (2015-03-25)
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  • Venice-Milan-Lugano-Locarno-Zurich-Konstanz-Offenburg-Bershelm-Koblenz-Amsterdam-Paris-Lyon-Avignon-Montpellier-Barcelona

    … eurorail or some other combination of tickets. We are thinking to see Venice, Milan, Lugano, Locarno (scenic), to Zurich area, to Konstar … (2015-05-23)

    Tags: … , le frecce, locarno, locarno to bellinzona, lugano, lugano to bellinzona, lugano to locarno, lyon to avignon … to koblenz, mannheim to mainz, milan, milan to lugano, mittelrheinbahn, offenburg to mannheim, paris to lyon …

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    • … ' trains, which require reservations. Milan to Lugano The trains from Milan to Lugano are 'EuroCity', which require reservations … changing trains once in Bellinzona en route. Trains from Lugano to Bellinzona and Bellinzona to Locarno both don't accept reservations … (2015-05-26)
    • … Express' trains only operate on weekends and will not run all the way to Lugano. Therefore, during this time frame, the 'Gotthard Panorama Express … for the departure city or arrival city, with either ‘Bellinzona’ or ‘Lugano’ in the opposite field. If you'll be traveling on a day when the 'Gotthard … (2017-04-14)
  • Most scenic option from Lake Como to Interlaken? Should I go via Menaggio & Lugano?

    … . When I travel from Lake Como to Interlaken, is it correct that if I go from Menaggio to Lugano to Interlaken I can take a more scenic route than if I went from Como to Interlaken … (2015-06-29)

    Tags: … , como to bellinzona, como to interlaken, como to lugano, ec, eurocity, golden pass, goldenpass … railway, lake como, lucerne to interlaken, lugano to lucerne, menaggio, menaggio to interlaken, st. gotthard … , gotthard tunnel, interlaken, italy, lucerne, lugano, reuss valley, switzerland, bernese oberland …

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    • … . From Menaggio, you would then take the 'Palm Express' scenic bus in order to get to Lugano, from where you can continue on by rail for the rest of the journey until you get to Interlaken … ). Otherwise, if you will be heading to Interlaken from Menaggio, you would do one search for trains from Lugano to Lucerne and another search for connecting trains from Lucerne … (2015-06-30)
    • … soooo extremely helpful. Thank you so much. How would I have known any of this? I think I will go from Como to Lugano to Bellinzona to Lucerne to Interlaken (and then eventually to Wengen … (2015-07-01)
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  • William Tell Express & Bernina Express. How do you book the bus/train from Bellinzona/Lugano to St. Moritz?

    … days in swiss. Please suggest a good itineary. Where to book the bus from Bellinzona/lugano to st. moritz? please suggest … (2016-03-30)

    Tags: bellinzona, bernina, bernina express, lucerne, lugano, st moritz, st. moritz, switzerland, tirano, wilhelm … railway, rhätische bahn, wilhelm tell, william tell, bellinzona to lugano, flüelen to bellinzona …

    · Answered · 12 replies
    • … (across Lake Lucerne), a train to Bellinzona, and another train to Lugano. Conveniently, the trains from Flüelen to Bellinzona … . Technically, reservations aren't required on any part of this journey between Lucerne and Lugano. Therefore, if you'll be traveling with a rail pass, the rail pass … (2016-03-31)
    • … Express, and reservations for it would only be able to be purchased locally. The Bernina is the bus from Lugano to Tirano and the train from Tirano to St Moritz … (2016-03-31)
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  • Lugano to Pontresina

    … cost? I'll be staying in ibis budget Lugano Paradiso for Lugano and Schweizerhof Pontresina in Pontresina, are these two lodging … (2017-01-23)

    Tags: … , bernina express, glacier express, goeschenen to andermatt, göschenen to andermatt, lugano, lugano to bellinzona … to goeschenen, lugano to göschenen, lugano to tirano, pass and reservations, pontresina, samedan to pontresina, swiss …

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    • … , you may have to enter 'St Moritz' as the destination city. Therefore, you would do one search from 'Lugano' to 'Tirano' and then another search for connecting trains from 'Tirano … date of departure. Also, schedules for the direct trains from Lugano to Göschenen are not able to be viewed on our site. You can inquire about these schedules if you call … (2017-01-24)
  • Florence to Tirano for the Bernina Express. Do I have to go to Lugano to catch the bus?

    hi we will be in travelling from Florence to do the Bernina Express train. could you please tell me can I stop at Tirano to get the connection or do I have to stop at Lugano to catch the bus . Also am I going across any borders if so what do I need.thanks (2017-02-03)

    Tags: … centrale, milan centrale station, milan to lugano, milan to tirano, milano centrale, st moritz …

    · Answered · 2 replies
    • … Tickets' on our homepage, www.raileurope.com. For a trip from Florence to Lugano or Tirano, you would piece together the connection by doing a separate … to St Moritz or Tirano to Chur. If you want to take the bus, you would do one search from Lugano to Tirano and another search from Tirano to either St Moritz or Chur … (2017-02-03)
  • Zurich to Lucerne, Lucerne to Mount Pilatus, Scenic route from Lucerne to Lugano, Lugano to Como, Como to Paris, and Paris to London

    … visit Mount Pilatus. Then would do the William Tell Express to Lugano. Luguano to Como (or Milan then Como). We will then go from Como … (2017-05-16)

    Tags: … express scenic route, gotthard scenic route, lucerne to lugano, zurich to lucerne, bellinzona … , flüelen to erstfeld, flüelen to lugano, france, great britain, italy, lago … , london, lucerne, lucerne to flüelen, lugano, lugano to como, luzern, lyria, lyria …

    · Answered · 5 replies
    • … ' (instead of just 'Lucerne') in the field for the departure city, with 'Bellinzona' or 'Lugano' in the opposite field. Therefore, you would search 'Lucerne-Boat … train and you would not need reservations. There are also EC (EuroCity) trains from Lugano to Como, which conversely would require you to have a reservation, even though it's a short … (2017-05-17)
  • Eurail Select Pass benefits / Does it cover Visp to Zermatt, Zermatt to destinations near the Mattherhorn, and Zermatt to Lugano? What are the benefits of 1st class?

    … panoramic view. Is this the case on regular trains or only on special trains? Would it be the case on any of the routes from Zermatt to say, Lugano (2017-06-12)

    Tags: … to trockener steg, glacier express, goeschenen to lugano, gotthard panorama express, gotthard panorama … scenic route, gotthard scenic route, lugano, trockener steg to klein matterhorn, zermatt …

    · Answered · 4 replies
    • … that will take you over to Goeschenen, where you would connect to the Gotthard scenic route down to Lugano. On the Glacier Express from Zermatt to Andermatt, reservations … reservations, so the rail pass is all you would need to board. From Goeschenen to Lugano, reservations would only be required if you take one of the actual 'Gotthard Panorama Express … (2017-06-14)
  • Best option for Zurich to Lucerne, Lucerne to Zernez, Zernez to Interlaken, Interlaken to Grindelwald, Grindelwald to Lugano, Lugano to Milan?

    Traveling from Zurich to Lucerne to Zernez to Interlaken to Grindelwald to Lugano to Milan in 9 days. What pass do you suggest we get? The Swiss-Italy pass? Or, just the Swiss pass and find another way to get to Milan? (2018-06-27)

    Tags: … select pass, fluelen, flüelen to lugano, goldenpass, gotthard panorama express, gotthard … to interlaken, lucerne to zernez, lucerne to zurich, lugano, lugano to milan, milan, milano, switzerland …

    · Answered · 1 reply
    • … ) Connections from Grindelwald/Interlaken take you through Lucerne. If you like, you can get from Lucerne down to Lugano by taking the 'Gotthard Panorama Express' scenic … part of this journey (trains from Interlaken to Lucerne and Lucerne to Lugano). Reservations are not necessary on the trains from Interlaken to Lucerne and Lucerne … (2018-06-28)
  • Eurail Select Pass travel / How to pick trains that accept the pass / Paris-Venice / Nice-Milan/ Bernina Express from Lugano to Tirano & Tirano to Chur?

    … . Also, we're taking a train to go on the Bernina Express and going from Nice to Milan and then Milan to Lugano. From there we take Lugano by bus to Tirano and Tirano to Chur … (2016-04-26)

    Tags: … , eurail select pass, france, italy, lugano to tirano, milan, nice, nice to milan, paris, paris …

    · Answered · 1 reply
    • … pass that includes Switzerland would be valid on the bus from Lugano to Tirano and the train from Tirano to Chur on the Bernina … reservations, so your rail pass would be all you'd need to board in this case, but the Lugano-Tirano bus would still require that you have reservations. On the actual Bernina … (2016-04-27)
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