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There are 3 ways to get from Zürich to Poschiavo by train or car

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Train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Chur 43-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Chur to Samedan 1-Y / ...

$87 - $151

2 alternative options

Train via Landquart  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Landquart 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Landquart to St. Moritz 6-Y
  3. Take the train from St. Moritz to Poschiavo

$93 - $149

Drive  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Poschiavo 155.3 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Poschiavo is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Poschiavo is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Poschiavo. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Poschiavo via Landquart and St. Moritz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Poschiavo is 163 km. The road distance is 248.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Poschiavo without a car is to train which takes 5 h 41 min and costs SFr 85 - SFr 150.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Zürich to Poschiavo, including transfers.

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Zürich to Poschiavo train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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Zürich to Poschiavo train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Poschiavo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Poschiavo is 249 km. It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to drive from Zürich to Poschiavo.

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There are 775+ hotels available in Poschiavo. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Poschiavo.
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  • Distance: 101.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Poschiavo, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Zürich to Poschiavo via Chur and Samedan in around 5 h 41 min.

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. 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 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Chur to Samedan
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Landquart
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from St. Moritz to Poschiavo
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Rhätische Bahn
Phone
+41 81 288 65 65
Website
rhb.ch
Train from Chur to Samedan
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
rhb.ch
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rhb.ch
Train from Landquart to St. Moritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
rhb.ch
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rhb.ch
Train from St. Moritz to Poschiavo
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
rhb.ch
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rhb.ch

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