What is the Bernina Red Train?
The Bernina Red Train is a train connecting St.Moritz in Switzerland and Tirano in Italy, by crossing the Swiss Alps, and is operated by RhB (the Rhaetian Railway). This route was declared a Unesco World Heritage Site in 2008.

Here is a short breakdown of what this train offers:

• Openable windows;
• Free-to-choose times of departure from each station;
• Intermediate stops along the line are allowed;
• Seat reservation not possible;
• Unlimited availability.

This train has both a 2nd and a 1st class, but keep in mind that seat reservation is not possible on either.

Where does the Bernina Red Train depart from?

The Bernina Red Train departs from the stations of Tirano (Italy), of St.Moritz, and of Chur (Switzerland).
The Tirano Station can be found at Piazza delle Stazioni, 22 in Tirano.
The St.Moritz Station can be found at the Bahnhofsplatz in St.Moritz.
The Chur Station can be found at the Bahnhofplatz in Chur. Please mind that trains departing from/bound for Chur do not stop at St.Moritz.

When does the Bernina Red Train depart?

On the St.Moritz line, the Bernina Red Train departs at various times throughout the day both from Tirano and from St.Moritz, which stay the same throughout the year without exception. These times are as follows:
– From Tirano, 07:41, 09:00, 09:41, 11:00, 11:41, 13:00, 13:41, 15:00, and 15:41;
– From St.Moritz, 08:48, 09:48, 10:48, 11:48, 12:48, 13:48, 14:48, 15:48, and 16:48.

A detailed timetable will be included alongside the tickets.
On the Chur line, the conditions of the Bernina Red Train are the same. The times of departure are as follows:

– From Tirano, 07:41, 09:00, 09:41, 11:00, 11:41, 13:00, 13:41, 15:00, 15:41, 17:00 and 17.41;
– From Chur, 07:58, 08:58, 09:48, 10:58, 11:58, 12:58, 13:58, 14:58.

Please mind that, with these times, you’ll have to change trains at the stations of Pontresina and Samedan (a detailed timetable will be included alongside the tickets).

With the regular Bernina Red Train tickets, you can freely choose any of the times listed above for your trip. This is possible due to these tickets being valid for an entire day.

How much do the tickets cost?

The prices for the Bernina Red Train daily tickets are as follows:

By buying the ticket online on this site, you won’t need to validate it at the Tirano Station: you’ll be able to board the train directly and show the tickets (printed or on your smartphone) to the train personnel once on board.

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How long is the St.Moritz line?
The trip from Tirano to St.Moritz, or vice versa, is about 2 hours and 20 minutes long. The return way will also have the same duration, meaning that the total duration of the two-way trip is 4 hours and 40 minutes.

How long is the Chur line?
The trip from Tirano to Chur, or vice versa, is about 4 hours and 20 minutes long. The return way will also have the same duration, meaning that the total duration of the two- way trip is 8 hours and 40 minutes.

Why buy the tickets online?
By buying the tickets online, you’ll receive them directly by mail within 24 hours of the purchase: tickets will already be valid for the date selected, so all you’ll have to do on the day of the trip will be to arrive at the train station and board the Bernina Red Train at a time of your choosing.
The online tickets can either be printed or kept on your smartphone, just remember to have them with you and be ready to show them on the train personnel once they request you to. Also you’ll receive a Free useful pdf guide about the journey.

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What do I need to do to buy the tickets online?
To purchase the online tickets, you’ll need to have a credit card to complete the payment and to input the following information:
• Day of the trip;
• Names, surnames and dates of birth of the persons you are buying the tickets for;
• An email address to receive the tickets (please make sure to write the correct one, as we won’t be able to send you the tickets otherwise).

Where and how can I buy the online tickets?
The online tickets can be bought on this site: just go to the ticket section, choose the line you want to travel on and input the day of the trip and the number of adult and youth passengers (infants 0-5 years old are excluded from this, as they travel for free). You’ll also be able to choose whether to buy 2 nd or 1 st class tickets, and then to input the information necessary to issue them (email and passenger info) and to carry out the payment.
Please keep in mind that the 1 st class does not include seat reservations or panoramic windows, these features are only available on the Bernina Express.

Where does the Bernina Red Train stop?
The Bernina Red Train makes intermediate stops along the line; with the ticket, you can hop off at any of these stops, and then resume your journey by boarding the following train (for time-related reasons, we recommend doing this on the St.Moritz line only). Here’s a detailed map with all the stops:

 

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