Independent Swiss Rail Journeys
Weekly Saturday departures
Discover Switzerland independently - Direct from the Channel Islands
Discover the real Switzerland at your own pace as you explore independently. These Scenic Railway Journeys offer comprehensive itineraries making sure you experience all the best bits of this beautiful country and at the end of each day of adventure, there is always a comfy bed waiting for you. They might be called rail journeys, but you’ll also ride local buses, cable cars and even paddle steamers.
You will experience the beauty of the Swiss Alps, snow-capped mountain peaks, majestic glaciers, gushing waterfalls and breathtaking views over picturesque valleys and deep blue lakes...
Iconic rail routes are integral part of Swiss life and rail travel in Switzerland is more than just transport, it is an experience.
Scenic Rail Journeys offer comprehensive itineraries exploring all corners of the country. The large windows of the panoramic carriages allow for a complete view of the most magnificent scenery in the world, a truly relaxing and luxurious way to travel.
We have a choice of 2 distinct, yet equally beautiful itineraries, for you to choose from:
Having chosen from one of the following itineraries, fly direct to Zurich and start on your discovery straight away as you board your first train towards your initial destination. Flights depart Jersey via Guernsey (Jersey clients stay onboard for 15 minutes) and then direct from Guernsey to Zurich. Return flight direct from Zurich direct to Jersey with onward connection to Guernsey.
Scenic Rail Adventure - Zermatt - St. Moritz - Lugano - Lucerne
To find out more visit our Scenic Rail Adventure page.
Discover the diverse regions and cultures of Switzerland on this 8-day tour. You will travel on the three most famous express trains from Central Switzerland to the Italian-speaking Ticino, taking in some spectacular countryside and staying in some beautiful Swiss towns on the way.
You start your holiday in car free Zermatt before boarding the world famous Glacier Express train to St. Moritz where you have time to explore. From here you can relax aboard the Bernina Express passing through beautiful countryside to Lugano. After time enjoying sunny Ticino travel on the Gotthard Panorama Express then an historic paddle steamer before time to relax by the lake in historical Lucerne.
This itinerary is a great opportunity to visit the best of Switzerland on some of the most exciting rail routes in Europe.
Panoramic Round Trip - St. Moritz - Tirano - Interlaken - Montreux
To find out more visit our Panoramic Round Trip page.
This sensational panoramic trip takes you along some of Switzerland’s most scenic routes, the Golden Pass, the Glacier Express and the Bernina Express.
On arrival into Zurich you get your first glimpse of the dramatic scenery as you travel to St. Moritz. Your trip on the Bernina Express through to Tirano in Italy and back is an amazing start to your holiday. From St. Moritz you will board the world famous Glacier Express before changing in Brig for Interlaken. From here you board and take your seat in the carriage of the Golden Pass train to Montreux, passing through vineyards and country estates.