The Swiss Holiday Company

GoldenPass Line and Luzern-Interlaken Express Visit some of the most spectacular lakes and mountain scenery in Switzerland

This extraordinary journey has three sections, with a panoramic view of the breathtaking scenery over three different passes. The first section is in the panoramic carriages of the Luzern-Interlaken Express, with its distinctive red livery. The train departs from historic Lucerne and travels through the scenic countryside, including the fabulous Brünig Pass, before reaching Interlaken in around 2 hours.  

The GoldenPass Line train then takes you from Interlaken to Zweisimmen via the beautiful lakeside village of Spiez in a little over an hour. The final leg is a leisurely 2 hour journey which passes through the beautiful Simmen Valley, then heads up into the mountains and the glamorous alpine resort of Gstaad, before a stunning descent through Les Avants to Lake Geneva and Montreux.

Excellent catering facilities are provided, with a dining car between Lucerne and Interlaken and a Railbar service through to Montreux. 

Route of the Luzern-Interlaken Express and the GoldenPass Line

Full details of the route and timetables

We'll be pleased to create any GoldenPass Line or Luzern-Interlaken Express itinerary to suit you, incorporating your own selection of resorts, duration, hotels and excursions.

We can even help you build a Grand Tour, combining the journeys with other scenic rail routes such as the Bernina Express and Glacier Express. 

Call 0800 619 1200 for help with your planning and for prices



Suggested multi centre holidays featuring the GoldenPass Line & the Luzern-Interlaken Express

ALL HOLIDAYS CAN BE ENJOYED IN REVERSE ORDER AND EXTENDED

These suggested itineraries can be changed to fit your own requirements with higher grade hotels, upgraded rooms and additional centres.

5 DAYS LUCERNE AND INTERLAKEN  

Enjoy the classic 2 hour scenic journey between these two popular resorts.
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8 DAYS INTERLAKEN AND MONTREUX  

A memorable journey along one of the most picturesque routes in Switzerland.
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8 DAYS arosa, montreux and lucerne  

A week's holiday which features the Arosa Line and Glacier Express as well as the GoldenPass Line.
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11 DAYS INTERLAKEN, MONTREUX, ST. MORITZ AND LUGANO  

Featuring some of our most popular resorts and the full Bernina Express journey. 

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12 DAYS ASCONA, WEGGIS AND WENGEN  

Small is beautiful! 3 outstanding lakes and mountains resorts with the Gotthard Panorama Express and the Luzern-Interlaken Express.
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15 DAYS LUCERNE, INTERLAKEN, ZERMATT AND ST. MORITZ  

Two weeks of lakes and mountains perfection, also including a Bernina Express trip. 

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15 DAYS GRAND RAIL TOUR OF SWITZERLAND  

A celebration of Switzerland's diverse and beautiful lakes and mountains scenery. 

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Build your own scenic rail itinerary

Request a quote here or call us to build your perfect holiday
  • Choose your scenic rail journey
  • Decide which resorts you would like to visit
  • Consider how many nights to be spent in each resort
  • Choose 3 or 4 star hotels
  • Add on excursions to explore the lakes and mountains
  • Include dinner on a half board basis
  • Upgrade your hotel room for even more beautiful views
  • Upgrade to 1st class rail for extra comfort
  • Add additional resorts - create your own Grand Tour

Express Luggage: Transfer your bags between resorts

To help you enjoy your scenic rail journey between many resorts, you can arrange 'Express Luggage'. All you need to do is register your luggage at the station before 9am and then collect it at your destination on the same day any time after 6pm. There are a few stations where your luggage will not be available until the following morning when we would recommend carrying an overnight bag with you.

The cost of each luggage transfer is £10 per item plus an additional charge of £24 regardless of the number of items of luggage.

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