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There are 7 ways to get from Zürich to Sils by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Zurich, train

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Barcelona (BCN)
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia to Sils

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Zurich Bus Station to Lyon Perrache
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Lloret de Mar

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Train to Basel, fly, train

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Barcelona (BCN)
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia to Sils

Train to Stuttgart, fly, train

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Boeblingen
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Barcelona (BCN)
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia to Sils

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano
  2. Take the train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T2
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Barcelona (BCN)
  4. Take the train from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia to Sils

Train

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Girona

Drive

  1. Drive from Zürich to Sils

Zürich to Sils by train

The train journey time between Zürich and Sils is around 10h 35m and covers a distance of around 1021 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 6m. The fastest train normally takes 10h 31m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Renfe SNCF and Renfe Viajeros, the Zürich to Sils train service departs from Zürich HB and arrives in Sils. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
9h 29m
Layover time:
1h 6m
Total time:
10h 35m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
10h 31m
Train distance:
1021 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€180
Carbon emissions:
53 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:32
Last train departs at:
09:04

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zürich to Sils train schedules

Switzerland → Spain
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International entry into Spain from Switzerland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Spain from Switzerland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) with the exception of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Spain

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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Switzerland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Spain from Switzerland.

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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 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sils is 112.

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

The social distance requirement in Sils is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

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

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Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Sils is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 60 and takes 16h.

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The fastest way to get from Zürich to Sils is to fly and train. Taking this option will cost SFr 55 - SFr 170 and takes 6h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich station to Sils. However, there are services departing from Zurich Bus Station and arriving at Sils - Ajuntament de Sils via Lyon - Perrache Bus Station and Lloret de Mar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Sils. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Sils via Geneve, Lyon Part Dieu and Girona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 54m.

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The distance between Zürich and Sils is 770 km. The road distance is 984.6 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Sils without a car is to train which takes 11h 54m and costs SFr 190 - SFr 330.

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It takes approximately 6h 19m to get from Zürich to Sils, including transfers.

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Zürich to Sils bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Zürich to Sils is to train which takes 11h 54m and costs SFr 190 - SFr 330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 60 and takes 16h.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Sils.
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  • Distance: 769.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 19m

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Sils, Spain?

You can take a train from Zürich to Sils via Geneve, Lyon Part Dieu, and Girona in around 11h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Sils via Lyon Perrache, Lyon - Perrache Bus Station, and Lloret de Mar in around 16h.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €160
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €160
Flights from Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €430
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €200
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €200
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€20 - €90
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €300
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €300
Flights from Basel to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €300
Flights from Basel to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €300
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €180
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€25 - €90
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €240
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €320
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€10 - €65
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €1200
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia to Sils
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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 Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Boeblingen
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T2
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Sbb
Website
delfi.de
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €6
Website
Trenord
Renfe SNCF
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich Bus Station to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Zurich Bus Station to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai to Lyon Perrache SNCF Train Station
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
RegioJet
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Lloret de Mar
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Zürich to Sils bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Lloret de Mar station.

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Zürich to Sils train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Girona station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Sils is 985 km. It takes approximately 9h 13m to drive from Zürich to Sils.

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Air France, Lufthansa, Swiss and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 20.

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