There are 4 ways to get from Davos to Lugano by train, bus or car

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Train, bus, line 10 train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Davos Platz to Filisur
  2. Take the train from Filisur to Thusis 7-Y
  3. Take the bus from Thusis, Bahnhof to Bellinzona, Stazione 171
  4. Take the line 10 train from Bellinzona to Lugano 10 / ...

$78 - $137

3 alternative options

Line 183 bus, bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 183 bus from Davos Platz, Bahnhof to Lenzerheide/Lai, Post 183
  2. Take the bus from Chur, Postautostation to Bellinzona, Stazione 171

$90 - $139

Train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Davos Platz to Landquart 2-Y
  2. Take the train from Landquart to Zürich HB 3 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano 2 / ...

$107 - $187

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Davos to Lugano 110 miles

$23 - $35

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No, there is no direct train from Davos to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Davos Platz and arriving at Lugano via Landquart and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 12 min.

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The distance between Davos and Lugano is 110 km. The road distance is 176.1 km.

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The best way to get from Davos to Lugano without a car is to train and bus and line 10 train which takes 4 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Davos to Lugano, including transfers.

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Davos to Lugano train services, operated by Rhätische Bahn, depart from Davos Platz station.

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The best way to get from Davos to Lugano is to line 183 bus and bus which takes 5 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 12 min.

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Davos to Lugano train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Lugano station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Davos to Lugano is 176 km. It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to drive from Davos to Lugano.

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Map of how to get from Davos to Lugano.
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  • Distance: 68.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

What companies run services between Davos, Switzerland and Lugano, Switzerland?

You can take a bus from Davos to Lugano via Lenzerheide/Lai, Post, Chur, Postautostation, Bellinzona, Stazione, and Bellinzona in around 5 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Davos to Lugano via Landquart and Zürich HB in around 6 h 12 min.

Train operators
Rhätische Bahn
Phone
+41 81 288 65 65
Website
rhb.ch
Train from Davos Platz to Filisur
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
rhb.ch
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rhb.ch
Train from Filisur to Thusis
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
rhb.ch
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Train from Davos Platz to Landquart
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Schedules at
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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 Davos Platz to Filisur
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Filisur to Thusis
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bellinzona to Lugano
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Landquart to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Thusis, Bahnhof to Bellinzona, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Davos Platz, Bahnhof to Lenzerheide/Lai, Post
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.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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