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

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Train via Zürich  •  6h 54m

  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 Landquart Re / ...
  4. Take the train from Landquart to Davos Platz Re / ...

SFr 101 - SFr 180

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Bus  •  7h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Chur station 076

SFr 21 - SFr 29

3 alternative options

Bus via St. Moritz  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Milano Centrale Station to St. Moritz Station 51

SFr 48 - SFr 61

Train  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Tirano Re8
  2. Take the train from Tirano to St. Moritz Re / ...

SFr 62 - SFr 76

Drive  •  2h 56m

  1. Drive from Milan to Davos 237.8 km

SFr 30 - SFr 50

Italy → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Italy

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Campania, Apulia in Italy
  • 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
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France: Bretagne, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Paris, Normandy, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Occitanie, Pays de la Loire, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Germany: Saxony, Thuringia
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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
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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

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

The social distance requirement in Davos 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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Last updated: 9 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Davos is to bus which costs 19€ - 27€ and takes 7h 28m.

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The fastest way to get from Milan to Davos is to drive which takes 2h 56m and costs 29€ - 45€.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Davos. However, there are services departing from via orefici, 24 fronte via cantu' and arriving at Davos Platz, Bahnhof via Milan, Chur, Postautostation and Lenzerheide/Lai, Post. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Davos. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Davos Platz via Chiasso, Zürich HB and Landquart. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 54m.

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The distance between Milan and Davos is 156 km. The road distance is 237.8 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Davos without a car is to train via Zürich which takes 6h 54m and costs 90€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 6h 54m to get from Milan to Davos, including transfers.

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

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Milan to Davos 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 Davos is to train via Zürich which takes 6h 54m and costs 90€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus via St. Moritz, which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 6h 54m.

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  • Distance: 156 km
  • Duration: 6h 54m

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

You can take a train from Milan to Davos via Chiasso, Zürich HB, and Landquart in around 6h 54m. Alternatively, Autostradale operates a bus from Milano Centrale Station to St. Moritz Station once daily. Tickets cost SFr 21 - SFr 27 and the journey takes 3h 55m.

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 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 Landquart
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 50
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 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
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 Landquart
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Rhätische Bahn
Phone
+41 81 288 65 65
Website
rhb.ch
Train from Landquart to Davos Platz
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 27
Website
Rhätische Bahn
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Rhätische Bahn
Train from Tirano to St. Moritz
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 28
Website
Rhätische Bahn
Schedules at
Rhätische Bahn
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 Tirano
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 15
Website
Trenord
Bus operators
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milano Centrale Station to St. Moritz Station
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 27
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
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 Davos bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Chur station.

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Milan to Davos train services, operated by Rhätische Bahn, arrive at Davos Platz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Davos is 238 km. It takes approximately 2h 56m to drive from Milan to Davos.

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There are 227+ hotels available in Davos. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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