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There are 5 ways to get from Milan to Arosa by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Chiasso to Bellinzona S10 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Chur, Postautostation 171

SFr 53 - SFr 90

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Chur station 076

SFr 16 - SFr 20

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Como Grandate Train Station to Chur Obere Au Chiaravalle C.le - SCHAFFHAUSEN
  2. Take the train from Chur to Arosa R / ...

SFr 42 - SFr 55

Train  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Chiasso to Zuerich Hb Ec
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Chur Re / ...

SFr 93 - SFr 171

Drive  •  3h 2m

  1. Drive from Milan to Arosa 248.1 km

SFr 30 - SFr 50

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  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Arosa is 0041 58 463 00 00.

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

The social distance requirement in Arosa is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

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

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Arosa is to bus which costs 14€ - 19€ and takes 6h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Arosa is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 3h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Arosa. However, there are services departing from via orefici, 24 fronte via cantu' and arriving at Arosa, Bahnhof via Milan and Chur, Bahnhofplatz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Arosa. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Arosa via Chiasso, Zürich HB and Chur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 57m.

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The distance between Milan and Arosa is 151 km. The road distance is 248.1 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Arosa without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 23m and costs 45€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 6h 23m to get from Milan to Arosa, including transfers.

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Milan to Arosa bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Milan station.

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Milan to Arosa train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Arosa is to bus which takes 6h 40m and costs 14€ - 19€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 80€ - 160€ and takes 6h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Arosa.
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  • Distance: 151 km
  • Duration: 6h 23m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Arosa, Switzerland?

FlixBus operates a bus from Milan to Chur station 5 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 14 - SFr 18 and the journey takes 3h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milan to Arosa via Chiasso, Zürich HB, and Chur in around 6h 57m.

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 Milano Centrale to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chiasso to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 25
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chiasso to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 100
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Chur
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Chiasso to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 22
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 10 - SFr 14
1st Class
SFr 16 - SFr 22
Train from Chiasso to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 90
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 55
1st Class
SFr 65 - SFr 90
Rhätische Bahn
Phone
+41 81 288 65 65
Website
rhb.ch
Train from Chur to Arosa
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 15
Website
Rhätische Bahn
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Rhätische Bahn
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 Zuerich Hb to Chur
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Chur, Postautostation
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 14
Website
Swiss PostAuto
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SBB
Calanda Viaggi
Phone
0041 (0)81 284 62 32
Email
info@calandareisen.com
Website
calandaviaggi.com
Bus from Como Grandate Train Station to Chur Obere Au
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 35
Website
Calanda Viaggi
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 Milan to Chur station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 18
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Arosa is 248 km. It takes approximately 3h 2m to drive from Milan to Arosa.

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There are 133+ hotels available in Arosa. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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