The Bernina Express is considered to be one of the most scenic train rides in the world. We couldn’t agree more! The journey began in Tirano, Italy. Travelers can reach the start of Bernina Express in Tirano by rail or a one-way car rental. It is important to note that the type of train you travel in – the famed “Bernina Express” which makes less stops but is more expensive or the local train, the journey is on the same route and just as beautiful. Depending on whether you take the local or express, the magnificent journey is between 4 and 6 hours from Tirano, Italy or Chur, Switzerland. With the local train you can buy your tickets on site. The Bernina Express requires advanced reservations. Either way, you will cross over the famous Landwasser viaduct during this ride. The journey is the destination so sit back and enjoy the ride!