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There are 5 ways to get from Ancona to Silvaplana by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milano Centrale Station to Silvaplana 51

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Train, bus via Bologna  •  9h 12m

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Colico Re8
  4. Take the bus from Chiavenna, Stazione to Silvaplana, Kreisel Mitte 4

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Milan  •  8h 26m

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Milano Centrale 8128 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milano Centrale Station to Silvaplana 51

Bus  •  11h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Ancona to Milan 420 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Silvaplana 51

Drive  •  6h 15m

  1. Drive from Ancona to Silvaplana 584.8 km

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The cheapest way to get from Ancona to Silvaplana is to bus which costs €40 - €55 and takes 11h 1m.

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The fastest way to get from Ancona to Silvaplana is to drive which takes 6h 15m and costs €75 - €120.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ancona to Silvaplana. However, there are services departing from Ancona and arriving at Silvaplana via Milano Lampugnano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 1m.

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The distance between Ancona and Silvaplana is 432 km. The road distance is 584.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Silvaplana without a car is to train and bus which takes 8h 10m and costs €40 - €120.

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It takes approximately 8h 10m to get from Ancona to Silvaplana, including transfers.

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Ancona to Silvaplana bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ancona station.

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Ancona to Silvaplana bus services, operated by Autostradale, arrive at Silvaplana station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ancona to Silvaplana is 585 km. It takes approximately 6h 15m to drive from Ancona to Silvaplana.

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There are 126+ hotels available in Silvaplana. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Ancona to Silvaplana.
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  • Distance: 431.7 km
  • Duration: 8h 10m

What companies run services between Ancona, Italy and Silvaplana, Switzerland?

You can take a bus from Ancona to Silvaplana via Milano Lampugnano in around 11h 1m.

Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 100
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Base Standard
SFr 55 - SFr 80
Base Premium
SFr 70 - SFr 100
Train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 18 - SFr 25
Base Standard
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Base Premium
SFr 45 - SFr 65
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 35
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 13 - SFr 19
Base Standard
SFr 21 - SFr 29
Base Premium
SFr 25 - SFr 35
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 20
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
SFr 14 - SFr 20
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 18
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
SFr 12 - SFr 18
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Ancona to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 75
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Italo Treno
Smart Economy
SFr 28 - SFr 40
Smart Low Cost
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Smart Flex
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
SFr 19 - SFr 28
Smart Low Cost
SFr 17 - SFr 25
Smart Flex
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 25
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
SFr 8 - SFr 13
Smart Low Cost
SFr 9 - SFr 13
Smart Flex
SFr 17 - SFr 25
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 Ancona to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 29
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Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 26 - SFr 29
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Colico
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 9
Website
Trenord
Bus operators
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milano Centrale Station to Silvaplana
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 25
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Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Silvaplana
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 26
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Chiavenna, Stazione to Silvaplana, Kreisel Mitte
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 7
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ancona to Milan
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Ancona Via Guglielmo Marconi to Milan Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Itabus

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