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There are 7 ways to get from Chur to Sils by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Zurich, fly, train  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the train from Chur to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Barcelona (BCN) ZRH - BCN
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia to Sils

€75 - €198

Cheapest option

Bus, train to Milan Bergamo, fly, train  •  11h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Chur, Postautostation to Bellinzona, Stazione
  2. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
  3. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Barcelona (BCN) BGY - BCN
  4. Take the train from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia to Sils

€52 - €92

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Train to Basel, fly, train  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the train from Chur to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Barcelona (BCN) BSL - BCN
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia to Sils

€83 - €203

Bus, train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  10h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Chur, Postautostation to Bellinzona, Stazione
  2. Take the train from Bellinzona to Mendrisio
  3. Take the train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T1
  4. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Barcelona (BCN) MXP - BCN
  5. Take the train from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia to Sils

€53 - €135

Train  •  13h 54m

  1. Take the train from Chur to Zürich HB Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève Ic1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu Ter / ...
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Girona Ave

€179 - €286

Bus  •  18h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Chur Obere Au to Genoa Marittima Basel-Genua-Savona
  2. Take the bus from Genoa to Girona Airport N758 / ...

€70 - €94

Drive  •  10h 21m

  1. Drive from Chur to Sils 1102.6 km

€120 - €180

Chur to Sils by train

The train journey time between Chur and Sils is around 12h 27m and covers a distance of around 1135 km. The fastest train normally takes 12h 19m. Services are operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, TGV inOui and others. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
12h 27m
Fastest train time:
12h 19m
Train distance:
1135 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€208
Carbon emissions:
59 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:16
Last train departs at:
07:16

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chur to Sils train schedules

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International entry into Spain from Switzerland

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Conditions of entry into Spain from Switzerland

  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 7 in quarantine
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Yes, entry into Spain is currently allowed from Switzerland.

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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 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sils is 112.

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

The social distance requirement in Sils is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from Spain.

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Last updated: 29 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Chur to Sils is to bus and train and fly which costs SFr 55 - SFr 100 and takes 11h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Chur to Sils is to train and fly which costs SFr 80 - SFr 220 and takes 7h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chur to Sils. However, there are services departing from Chur, Alexanderplatz and arriving at Sils - Ajuntament de Sils via Chur Obere Au, Genoa and Cruïlla Aeroport de Girona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chur to Sils. However, there are services departing from Chur and arriving at Sils via Zürich HB, Geneve, Lyon Part Dieu and Girona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 54m.

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The distance between Chur and Sils is 778 km. The road distance is 1102.6 km.

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The best way to get from Chur to Sils without a car is to train which takes 13h 54m and costs SFr 190 - SFr 310.

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It takes approximately 7h 53m to get from Chur to Sils, including transfers.

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Chur to Sils bus services, operated by ExpressBus, depart from Chur Obere Au station.

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Chur to Sils 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 Sils is to train which takes 13h 54m and costs SFr 190 - SFr 310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 75 - SFr 110 and takes 18h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Chur to Sils.
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  • Distance: 777.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 53m

What companies run services between Chur, Kanton Graubünden, Switzerland and Sils, Spain?

You can take a train from Chur to Sils via Zürich HB, Geneve, Lyon Part Dieu, and Girona in around 13h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chur to Sils via Chur Obere Au, Genoa Marittima, Genoa, Girona Airport, and Cruïlla Aeroport de Girona in around 18h 16m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Flights from Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €150
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€22 - €100
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€22 - €100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€10 - €60
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€13 - €45
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€13 - €45
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €160
Flights from Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €160
Flights from Basel to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €160
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €110
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €290
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €330
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €330
Flights from Basel to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€120 - €320
Flights from Basel to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €360
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €1500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €140
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Chur to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chur to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bellinzona to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T1
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Chur to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Chur to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia to Sils
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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 Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €6
Website
Trenord
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 Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€20 - €23
1st Class
€25 - €30
Renfe SNCF
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Chur, Postautostation to Bellinzona, Stazione
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Chur Obere Au to Genoa Marittima
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €75
Website
ExpressBus
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 Genoa to Girona Airport
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Chur to Sils bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Girona Airport station.

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Chur to Sils train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Girona station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chur to Sils is 1103 km. It takes approximately 10h 21m to drive from Chur to Sils.

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