There are 6 ways to get from Milan to Chur by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Chur, Chur PostAutostation 076

SFr 15 - SFr 20

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Train, bus  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona 82-Y / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione to Chur, Postautostation 171

SFr 48 - SFr 81

Bus via Como  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Como Grandate Train Station to Chur Obere Au Chiaravalle C.le - SCHAFFHAUSEN

SFr 30 - SFr 40

Train, bus via Como  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso
  2. Take the train from Chiasso to Bellinzona 10 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione to Chur, Postautostation 171

SFr 38 - SFr 65

Drive  •  2h 43m

  1. Drive from Milan to Chur 231 km

SFr 30 - SFr 50

Fly, train  •  4h 32m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Chur

SFr 120 - SFr 391

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Chur is to bus which costs 14€ - 19€ and takes 4h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Chur is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Chur station. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at Chur, Chur PostAutostation via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 44m.

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The distance between Milan and Chur is 156 km. The road distance is 231 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Chur without a car is to bus which takes 4h 44m and costs 14€ - 19€.

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It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from Milan to Chur, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Chur is 231 km. It takes approximately 2h 43m to drive from Milan to Chur.

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  • Distance: 156.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 44m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Chur, Grisons, Switzerland?

FlixBus operates a bus from Milan, Milan to Chur, Chur PostAutostation twice daily. Tickets cost SFr 14 - SFr 18 and the journey takes 3h 25m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 320
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 Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chiasso to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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)
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 Milano Centrale to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 85
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 30 - SFr 45
1st Class
SFr 60 - SFr 85
Train from Chiasso to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 65
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 22 - SFr 30
1st Class
SFr 45 - SFr 65
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 Milano Centrale to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 6
Website
Trenord
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 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
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 Milan, Milan to Chur, Chur PostAutostation
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione to Chur, Postautostation
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 14
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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

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Swiss offers flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 901+ hotels available in Chur. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Malpensa Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs 11€ - 16€.

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