There are 4 ways to get from Lausanne to Chur by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich HB 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Chur 43-Y / ...

$101 - $184

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Bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bern to Chur, Chur K288

$19 - $33

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Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Chur 214.1 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Chur

$126 - $271

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Lausanne to Chur. However, there are services departing from Lausanne, park.Velodrome and arriving at Chur, Bahnhofplatz via Bern and Chur, Obere Au. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Chur. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Chur via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 4 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Chur is 224 km. The road distance is 342.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Chur without a car is to train which takes 4 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Lausanne to Chur, including transfers.

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Lausanne to Chur bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Lausanne, park.Velodrome station.

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

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Chur is to train which takes 4 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Chur.
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  • Distance: 140.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

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

You can take a train from Lausanne to Chur via Zürich HB in around 4 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lausanne to Chur via Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld, Bern, Chur, Chur, and Chur, Obere Au in around 6 h 12 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
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 Lausanne to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Chur
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Lausanne to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bern to Chur, Chur
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Chur is 343 km. It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to drive from Lausanne to Chur.

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Royal Jordanian and Swiss offer flights from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 975+ hotels available in Chur. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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