Palm Express

From St. Moritz to Lugano

Map Palm Express

From the impressive glaciers of Engadin to the lovely palm trees of Lugano: The Palm Express invites visitors to a pleasantly diverse four-hour PostBus journey.

After leading over the Maloja pass, the road winds down to the Val Bregaglia. At astasegna, travellers cross the Swiss-Italian border and little later arrive at the charming Italian town of Chiavenna. The journey’s final destination is Lugano, city of Mediterranean flair and one of Ticino’s main urban areas.

  • Leg: St. Moritz – Chiavenna – Menaggio – Lugano
  • Distance: 178 km
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min
  • Webseite: Palm Express
Food & Beverages
No catering services on the Postbus.


  • This route is fully covered by the Swiss Travel Pass (Flex) and GA travelcard.