There are 5 ways to get from Chiavenna to Grindelwald by train, bus or car

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Train  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the train from Colico to Milano Centrale Re_8
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Spiez Ec / ...

SFr 73 - SFr 164

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Bus  •  9h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Chiavenna, Stazione to Cassarate, Lago 631
  2. Take the bus from Lugano to Lucerne
  3. Take the bus from Luzern to Interlaken, Interlaken West 477 / ...

SFr 26 - SFr 37

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Bus, train  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Chiavenna, Stazione to Lugano, Stazione Nord 631
  2. Take the train from Lugano to Luzern 21 / ...
  3. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470

SFr 92 - SFr 155

Bus, train via Chur  •  11h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Chiavenna, Consorzio Agrario to St. Moritz, Bahnhof 4
  2. Take the train from St. Moritz to Chur
  3. Take the train from Chur to Pfäffikon SZ
  4. Take the train from Pfäffikon SZ to Luzern 2-Y
  5. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470

Drive  •  4h 33m

  1. Drive from Chiavenna to Grindelwald 325.9 km

SFr 45 - SFr 70

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The cheapest way to get from Chiavenna to Grindelwald is to bus which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 9h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Chiavenna to Grindelwald is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 4h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chiavenna to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Chiavenna, Stazione and arriving at Grindelwald, Bahnhof via Lugano, Luzern and Interlaken West, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chiavenna to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Chiavenna and arriving at Grindelwald via Colico, Milano Centrale, Spiez and Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 13m.

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The distance between Chiavenna and Grindelwald is 110 km. The road distance is 325.9 km.

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The best way to get from Chiavenna to Grindelwald without a car is to train which takes 7h 13m and costs 65€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 7h 13m to get from Chiavenna to Grindelwald, including transfers.

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Chiavenna to Grindelwald bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Chiavenna, Stazione station.

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Chiavenna to Grindelwald train services, operated by Trenord, depart from Colico station.

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The best way to get from Chiavenna to Grindelwald is to train which takes 7h 13m and costs 65€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 9h 9m.

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Map of how to get from Chiavenna to Grindelwald.
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  • Distance: 109.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 13m

What companies run services between Chiavenna, Italy and Grindelwald, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Chiavenna to Grindelwald via Colico, Milano Centrale, Spiez, and Interlaken Ost in around 7h 13m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chiavenna to Grindelwald via Cassarate, Lago, Lugano, Lucerne, Luzern, Interlaken, Interlaken West, and Interlaken West, Bahnhof in around 9h 9m.

Train operators
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 Colico to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 7
Website
Trenord
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Milano Centrale to Spiez
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 130
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 55 - SFr 75
1st Class
SFr 95 - SFr 130
Train from Lugano to Luzern
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 110
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 45 - SFr 60
1st Class
SFr 80 - SFr 110
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 Milano Centrale to Spiez
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano to Luzern
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 100
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chur to Pfäffikon SZ
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Zentralbahn
Phone
+41 (0)58 668 80 00
Email
info@zentralbahn.ch
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
Zentralbahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Rhätische Bahn
Phone
+41 81 288 65 65
Website
rhb.ch
Train from St. Moritz to Chur
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
Rhätische Bahn
Schedules at
Rhätische Bahn
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Pfäffikon SZ to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Chiavenna, Stazione to Lugano, Stazione Nord
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 10
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Chiavenna, Stazione to Cassarate, Lago
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 10
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Chiavenna, Consorzio Agrario to St. Moritz, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 8
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Lugano to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 12
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luzern to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 9
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Chiavenna to Grindelwald bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Interlaken, Interlaken West station.

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Chiavenna to Grindelwald train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Spiez station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chiavenna to Grindelwald is 326 km. It takes approximately 4h 33m to drive from Chiavenna to Grindelwald.

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There are 1198+ hotels available in Grindelwald. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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