There are 8 ways to get from Vienna to Chur by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Sargans Rj

$111 - $198

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Bus  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Munich, Munich central bus station 036 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Chur, Chur PostAutostation 141 / ...

$40 - $66

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Drive  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Chur 431 miles

$90 - $130

Fly to Zurich, train  •  5 h 36 min

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

$116 - $348

Fly to Altenrhein, train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Altenrhein (ACH) VIE - ACH
  2. Take the train from Rorschach to Chur

$199 - $1,081

Fly to Innsbruck, train  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Innsbruck (INN) VIE - INN
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Sargans

$153 - $455

Fly to Basel, train  •  7 h 24 min

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

$171 - $448

Fly to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) VIE - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
  3. Take the bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Chur, Postautostation

$170 - $361

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Chur is to bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 10 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Chur is to fly and train which costs 95€ - 300€ and takes 5 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Chur station. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Chur, Chur PostAutostation via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Chur. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Chur via Sargans. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 21 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Chur is 535 km. The road distance is 689.6 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Chur without a car is to train which takes 7 h 21 min and costs 90€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 21 min to get from Vienna to Chur, including transfers.

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

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Vienna to Chur train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Chur is to train which takes 7 h 21 min and costs 90€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 10 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Chur.
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  • Distance: 334.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 21 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Chur, Grisons, Switzerland?

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to Chur every 4 hours. Tickets cost $100 - $170 and the journey takes 6 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Chur via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 10 h 50 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
People's Viennaline
Website
peoples.ch
Flights from Vienna to Altenrhein
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Sargans
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Sargans
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Zürich HB to Chur
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Rorschach to Chur
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Chur
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Chur, Chur PostAutostation
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Chur, Postautostation
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Vienna to Chur train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Sargans station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Chur is 690 km. It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to drive from Vienna to Chur.

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Swiss, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Zurich Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Chur train tickets online with Loco2.

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Book your Vienna to Chur bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 973+ hotels available in Chur. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 11€.

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