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Gotthard Panorama Express Scenic Train

The Gotthard Panorama Express connects 2 of the prettiest parts of Switzerland by boat and by train: central Switzerland and the Italianate Ticino. There are daily connections from Lucerne to either Locarno or Lugano or vice versa.

Gotthard Panorama Express scenic train routes

Map with route of Gotthard Panorama Express

The Gotthard Panorama Express runs on the route:

  • Lucerne - Locarno
  • Lucerne - Lugano

Facilities and services

  • Disabled facilities
  • Power sockets
  • Restaurant/bistro
  • Shower/WC
  • Snack trolley

Facilities may differ per train and route.

Additional information

Conditions for Eurail Pass holders

Holders of a Eurail pass pay a surcharge for the Gotthard Panorama Express. The costs for a reservation are 23 CHF (21 euros) in 2nd class, and 34 CHF (31 euros) in 1st class. You get a 50% discount on the fare of the boat trip across Lake Lucerne.

You can make your reservations for the Gotthard Panorama Express on the SBB website.