There are 3 ways to get from Chur to Locarno by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Chur, Postautostation to Bellinzona, Stazione 171

$66 - $100

2 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Chur to Zürich HB 45-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bellinzona Eurocity / ...

$86 - $163

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Chur to Locarno 92.9 miles

$19 - $28

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No, there is no direct train from Chur to Locarno. However, there are services departing from Chur and arriving at Locarno via Zürich HB and Bellinzona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 13 min.

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The distance between Chur and Locarno is 94 km. The road distance is 148.6 km.

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The best way to get from Chur to Locarno without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to get from Chur to Locarno, including transfers.

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Chur to Locarno train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Chur station.

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The best way to get from Chur to Locarno is to bus which takes 2 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 13 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chur to Locarno is 149 km. It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to drive from Chur to Locarno.

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There are 1708+ hotels available in Locarno. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chur to Locarno.
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  • Distance: 59 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 43 min

What companies run services between Chur, Grisons, Switzerland and Locarno, Switzerland?

Swiss PostAuto operates a bus from Chur to Locarno every 2 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chur to Locarno via Zürich HB and Bellinzona in around 5 h 13 min.

Train operators
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Chur to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Chur, Postautostation to Bellinzona, Stazione
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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