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There are 10 ways to get from Brandenburg Gate to Chur by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train via Nuremberg  •  10h 12m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to St. Margrethen Ec
  4. Take the train from St. Margrethen to Chur

SFr 160 - SFr 307

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Bus  •  14h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin - Central Bus Station to Munich - Bus station Berlin - Bus station > Nuremberg > Munich - Bus station / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich central bus station to Chur station 076

SFr 42 - SFr 68

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Train  •  10h 47m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Bregenz Ice
  2. Take the train from St. Margrethen to Chur Ir13

SFr 173 - SFr 261

Train, night train  •  15h 55m

  1. Take the train from S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf to Brandenburg, Hauptbahnhof Re1
  2. Take the night train from Brandenburg Hbf to Zuerich Hb Nj
  3. Take the train from Pfäffikon SZ to Chur Re

SFr 134 - SFr 209

Drive  •  6h 51m

  1. Drive from Brandenburg Gate to Chur 813.4 km

SFr 95 - SFr 140

Fly to Zurich, train  •  6h 14m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Zurich (ZRH) BER - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Chur

SFr 91 - SFr 254

Fly to Basel, train  •  7h 40m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Basel (BSL) BER - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Chur

SFr 92 - SFr 249

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  8h 43m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Stuttgart (STR) BER - STR
  2. Take the train from Boeblingen to Zuerich Hb
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Chur

SFr 147 - SFr 407

Fly to Munich, train  •  8h 59m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Munich (MUC) BER - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to St. Margrethen
  3. Take the train from St. Margrethen to Chur

SFr 132 - SFr 365

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train, bus  •  10h 6m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BER - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T2 to Mendrisio
  3. Take the train from Mendrisio to Bellinzona
  4. Take the bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Chur, Postautostation

SFr 63 - SFr 230

Germany → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from Germany

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Germany

  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
France: Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy, Pays de la Loire

This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Argentina, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Egypt, Estonia, Georgia, India, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Netherlands, Paraguay, Seychelles, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden, Tanzania, United Kingdom and Uruguay
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Chur is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Chur is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Chur is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

Yes, entry into Germany from Switzerland is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 17 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Chur is to bus which costs €35 - €65 and takes 14h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Chur is to fly and train which costs €80 - €230 and takes 6h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brandenburg Gate to Chur station. However, there are services departing from Berlin, Reichstag/Bundestag and arriving at Chur station via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf, Berlin - Central Bus Station and Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brandenburg Gate to Chur. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Chur via Nuernberg Hbf, Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 and St. Margrethen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 12m.

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The distance between Brandenburg Gate and Chur is 688 km. The road distance is 813.4 km.

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The best way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Chur without a car is to train via Nuremberg which takes 10h 12m and costs €140 - €280.

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It takes approximately 10h 12m to get from Brandenburg Gate to Chur, including transfers.

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Brandenburg Gate to Chur bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Berlin - Central Bus Station.

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Brandenburg Gate to Chur train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Chur is to train via Nuremberg which takes 10h 12m and costs €140 - €280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €65 and takes 14h 4m.

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  • Distance: 687.9 km
  • Duration: 10h 12m

What companies run services between Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany and Chur, Kanton Graubünden, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Brandenburg Gate to Chur via Berlin Hbf, Nuernberg Hbf, Muenchen Hbf, Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36, and St. Margrethen in around 10h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brandenburg Gate to Chur via Berlin, Reichstag/Bundestag, S+U Zoologischer Garten/Jebensstr., S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB, Berlin - Central Bus Station, and Munich central bus station in around 14h 4m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 450
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 420
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 420
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Munich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 550
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 310 - SFr 1100
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 440
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 440
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 450
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 210
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 270
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 270
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 200
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 110
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 110
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 310 - SFr 1100
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 410
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Bregenz
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 200
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Zuerich Hb to Chur
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Chur
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 140
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Boeblingen to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf to Brandenburg, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 15
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to St. Margrethen
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from St. Margrethen to Chur
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Pfäffikon SZ to Chur
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Chur
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Chur
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T2 to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mendrisio to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 7
Website
Trenord
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Berlin - Central Bus Station to Munich - Bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 25
Website
Blablabus
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich central bus station to Chur station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Chur, Postautostation
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 14
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Brandenburg Gate to Chur bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Chur station.

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Brandenburg Gate to Chur train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Chur station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brandenburg Gate to Chur is 813 km. It takes approximately 6h 51m to drive from Brandenburg Gate to Chur.

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