There are 5 ways to get from Milan to Glacier Express by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona
  2. Take the bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Thusis, Bahnhof 171
  3. Take the train from Thusis to Preda 1-Y

$92 - $137

Cheapest option

Train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Tirano Re_8
  2. Take the train from Tirano to St. Moritz Regional / ...

$40 - $97

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Chur, Chur PostAutostation N77 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chur to Preda 1-Y / ...

$44 - $64

Bus, taxi, train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from via orefici p.za cordusio to molino dorino m1 Nm1
  2. Take the bus from Mailand Molino Dorino to Thusis Bhf
  3. Take the taxi from Thusis to Bergün/Bravuogn 2-Y / ...
  4. Take the train from Bergün/Bravuogn to Preda 1-Y

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Glacier Express 151.3 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Milan to Glacier Express. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Preda via Tirano and St. Moritz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 11 min.

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The distance between Milan and Glacier Express is 133 km. The road distance is 242 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Glacier Express without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Milan to Glacier Express, including transfers.

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Milan to Glacier Express train services, operated by Trenord, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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Milan to Glacier Express train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at St. Moritz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Glacier Express is 242 km. It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to drive from Milan to Glacier Express.

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There are 1349+ hotels available in Glacier Express. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Glacier Express.
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  • Distance: 83.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Glacier Express, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Milan to Glacier Express via Tirano, St. Moritz, and Preda in around 7 h 11 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Rhätische Bahn
Phone
+41 81 288 65 65
Website
rhb.ch
Train from Thusis to Preda
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
rhb.ch
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rhb.ch
Train from Chur to Preda
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
rhb.ch
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rhb.ch
Train from Tirano to St. Moritz
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
rhb.ch
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rhb.ch
Train from Bergün/Bravuogn to Preda
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
rhb.ch
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rhb.ch
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Tirano to St. Moritz
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Thusis, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Chur, Chur PostAutostation
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Milan Metro
Website
atm-mi.it
Bus from via orefici p.za cordusio to molino dorino m1
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
atm-mi.it
Calanda Viaggi
Website
calandaviaggi.com
Bus from Mailand Molino Dorino to Thusis Bhf
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
calandaviaggi.com
Other operators
Sbb
Phone
0900 300 300
Website
sbb.ch
Taxi from Thusis to Bergün/Bravuogn
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
sbb.ch

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