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Switzerland Rail & Escorted Holidays

Switzerland's scenery commands attention. Ancient glaciers that have slowly taken shape over millennia, age-old mountain peaks, lakes you just can't help but dip your toes in, and Alpine meadows that offer up a botanical feast for the eyes. These landscapes lend themselves effortlessly to the intrinsic charms of rail travel, so it's little wonder that Switzerland's rail journeys are among the most iconic, not to mention scenic, in the world.

Away from the wild allure of nature, chocolate-box villages, medieval towns and modern cities are waiting to be explored. Add in a rich history and enticing cuisine, who can resist Swiss chocolate and cheese, and you'll start to understand all this destination has to offer.

Holiday ideas for Switzerland

Classic Glacier Express
Small Group
4.7 stars(67 reviews)
2022JulAugSepOct
9 days from
£2,095 pp
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Glacier Express
Small Group
4.4 stars(86 reviews)
2022JulAugSepOct
8 days from
£1,595 pp
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Wengen & the Jungfrau Express
Small Group
4.6 stars(32 reviews)
2022JulAugSepOct
8 days from
£1,595 pp
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Jungfrau Express
Small Group
4.4 stars(34 reviews)
2022AugSepOct
9 days from
£2,695 pp
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Glacier Express & St Moritz
Small Group
4.5 stars(22 reviews)
2022JulAugSep
10 days from
£2,895 pp
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Where to go and what to see

Top 5 destinations

Interlaken

 

  • Lake Geneva
  • St Moritz
  • Chur
  • Interlaken
  • Lucerne

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Top 5 sights

Chateau de Chillon

 

  • The Matterhorn
  • Jungfraujoch
  • Chateau de Chillon
  • The Landwasser Viaduct
  • Kappelbruke Bridge

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Top 5 train experiences

Glacier Express

 

  • The Glacier Express
  • Bernina Express
  • Jungfrau Railway
  • Brienz-Rothorn Mountain Railway
  • Gornergrat Mountain Railway

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Expert opinions & guides

Switzerland's Iconic Trains

Discover the fantastic railways of Switzerland. It should come as no surprise that we love railways and we know many of you do too!

That's why our tours feature some of the most iconic railways and trains on the continent. Travelling by train is indisputably the best way to enjoy Switzerland's scenery and cities and at Great Rail Journeys we do our utmost to provide escorted tours of Switzerland that highlight its best attractions and experiences whilst also representing unrivalled value for money.

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Classic Glacier Express
Small Group
4.7 stars(67 reviews)
2022JulAugSepOct
9 days from
£2,095 pp
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9 days from
£2,095
per person
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  • DestinationSwitzerland
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportRail
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Glacier Express
Small Group
4.4 stars(86 reviews)
2022JulAugSepOct
8 days from
£1,595 pp
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8 days from
£1,595
per person
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  • DestinationSwitzerland
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportRail
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Wengen & the Jungfrau Express
Small Group
4.6 stars(32 reviews)
2022JulAugSepOct
8 days from
£1,595 pp
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8 days from
£1,595
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  • DestinationSwitzerland
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportRail, Coach
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Varenna
Small Group
3.9 stars(23 reviews)
2022JulAugSepOct
10 days from
£2,095 pp
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  • DestinationItaly, Switzerland
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportRail, Coach
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Jungfrau Express
Small Group
4.4 stars(34 reviews)
2022AugSepOct
9 days from
£2,695 pp
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  • DestinationSwitzerland
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
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  • TransportRail
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Glacier Express & St Moritz
Small Group
4.5 stars(22 reviews)
2022JulAugSep
10 days from
£2,895 pp
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  • DestinationSwitzerland
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
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  • TransportRail
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Glacier Express
4.2 stars(10 reviews)
2022JulAugSep
2023MayJunJulAugSep
12 days from
£3,195 pp
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  • DestinationGermany, Switzerland
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
  • AccommodationCruise, Hotel
  • TransportRail, Cruise
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Engadine Valley
Small Group
2022JulAugSepOct
9 days from
£2,795 pp
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  • DestinationSwitzerland
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
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9 days from
£2,395
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  • DestinationSwitzerland
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
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  • TransportRail
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9 days from
£2,295
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  • DestinationSwitzerland
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportRail
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First Class Glacier Express in Winter (Brig-Chur) 2016
4.6 stars(43 reviews)
2023JanFebMar
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£2,095 pp
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Our customers love our Switzerland tours
Lake Como and The Bernina Express
30/Jun
J Histed
5 stars
“Great holiday only spoilt by the 12 day luggage delay on our return home
Collected by Trustpilot
Wengen and the Jungfrau Express
30/Jun
CustomerTim R
5 stars
“A very good trip, the views are fabulous, the hotel was lovely, and our tour manager was great , not a trip for people with mobility issues,
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Jungfrau Express Five-Star All Inclusive
30/Jun
yvonne yeo
5 stars
“Great holiday, good value for money
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Traditional Glacier Express
28/Jun
M Edwards
5 stars
“Excellent well organised tour
Collected by Trustpilot
Grand Alpine Explorer
17/Jun
Joe Royle
5 stars
“We have recently returned from a wonderful holiday with GRJ. The Grand Alpine Tour truly lived up to expectations with stunning scenery, good weather & a variety of traditional & modern hotels. We had an excellent tour manager John Grundy, who was the consummate professional in every sense. The holiday gave us the opportunity to explore many cities & rural landmarks, so we covered a lot of ground whilst also enjoying several leisure days where we could explore further at our own pace. Great food, company, luxury trains….the list goes on!
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Interlaken and the Jungfrau Express in Winter
29/Mar
John Jago
5 stars
“We done the same tour in the summer however the Winter version is like a different holiday.Amazing scenery.
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Glacier Express in Winter
29/Mar
Mr DAVID pollard
5 stars
“a great holiday
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Classic Glacier Express in Winter
29/Mar
Customer
5 stars
“Great holiday. Great tour leader. Superb group. Scenery unbelievable.
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Glacier Express and Rhine Cruise
29/Jun
JAshling
4 stars
“An excellent intro to Switzerland and the Rhine. Some of the excursions were a bit rushed and some cancelled through no fault of Great Rail. Amadeus cruises are superb and GRJ staff go the extra mile.
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