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There are 9 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Chur by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Zurich, train  •  3h 53m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Zurich (ZRH) MAN - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Chur

SFr 121 - SFr 306

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Fly to Basel, train  •  5h 15m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Basel (BSL) MAN - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Chur

SFr 107 - SFr 331

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Fly to Milan Malpensa, train, bus  •  7h 57m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) MAN - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T1 to Mendrisio
  3. Take the train from Mendrisio to Bellinzona
  4. Take the bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Chur, Postautostation

SFr 136 - SFr 370

Fly to Friedrichshafen, train  •  7h 57m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) MAN - FDH
  2. Take the train from St. Margrethen to Chur

SFr 170 - SFr 693

Train  •  13h 44m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Strasbourg Tgv
  4. Take the train from Gare de Strasbourg to Gare de Basel-SBB Ter
  5. Take the train from Basel SBB to Chur 3 / ...

SFr 354 - SFr 599

Bus, train  •  26h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11
  2. Take the bus from London to Brussels, Brussels-North station 815
  3. Take the bus from Brussels North to Zurich
  4. Take the train from Zürich HB to Chur 3 / ...

SFr 142 - SFr 243

Bus  •  29h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  4. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Stuttgart 892
  5. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Memmingen, Memmingen central bus station 277
  6. Take the bus from Memmingen Bahnhof to Chur Postautostation

SFr 137 - SFr 270

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  13h 41m

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Chur

SFr 348 - SFr 443

Drive, car ferry  •  14h 58m

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Chur

SFr 203 - SFr 311

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Chur is to fly and train which costs £90 - £240 and takes 3h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Chur is to fly and train which costs £90 - £240 and takes 3h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Chur station. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Chur Postautostation via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, London Victoria Coach Station, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport and Memmingen Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Chur. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Chur via Manchester Piccadilly, London St Pancras Eurostar, Lille Europe, Gare de Strasbourg and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 44m.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Chur is 693 miles.

The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Chur without a car is to train which takes 13h 44m and costs £270 - £470.

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It takes approximately 3h 53m to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Chur, including transfers.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Chur bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Manchester Airport station.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Chur train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Chur is to train which takes 13h 44m and costs £270 - £470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £100 - £210 and takes 29h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Chur.
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  • Distance: 692.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 53m

What companies run services between Manchester Airport (MAN), England and Chur, Grisons, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Chur via Manchester Piccadilly, London Euston, London St Pancras Eurostar, Lille Europe, Strasbourg, Gare de Strasbourg, Gare de Basel-SBB, and Basel SBB in around 13h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Chur via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, London Victoria Coach Station, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport, Memmingen, Memmingen central bus station, and Memmingen Bahnhof in around 29h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 700
Flights from Manchester to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 700
Flights from Manchester to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 750
Flights from Manchester to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 750
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 900
Flights from Manchester to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 210 - SFr 650
Flights from Manchester to Friedrichshafen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 210 - SFr 650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 550
Flights from Manchester to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 650
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 480
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 600
Flights from Manchester to Friedrichshafen via London Heathrow, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 550
Flights from Manchester to Friedrichshafen via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Manchester to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 550
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 950
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 600
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 360
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 400
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 600
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 1100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 430
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 700
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 Zürich HB to Chur
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Chur
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T1 to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mendrisio to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from St. Margrethen to Chur
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
SFr 65 - SFr 100
Anytime Day Single
SFr 100 - SFr 170
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 120 - SFr 140
1st Class
SFr 160 - SFr 230
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Strasbourg to Gare de Basel-SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 14 - SFr 22
1st Class
SFr 30 - SFr 50
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Chur, Postautostation
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Website
Swiss PostAuto
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Memmingen, Memmingen central bus station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Brussels North to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Book at
eurolines.ch
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Airport to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 35
Book at
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 35
Book at
National Express
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Schedules at
elines.cz
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Frankfurt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 12
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
eurolines.de
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Frankfurt to Stuttgart Airport Busterminal
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Website
Eurolines FR
Deutsche Bahn

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
Bus from Memmingen Bahnhof to Chur Postautostation
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Chur bus services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Chur Postautostation.

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Chur is 1h ahead of Manchester Airport (MAN). It is currently 6:22 AM in Manchester Airport (MAN) and 7:22 AM in Chur.

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

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Air France, Swiss, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Manchester Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 1081+ hotels available in Chur. Prices start at SFr 81 per night.

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