There are 4 ways to get from Zürich to Silvaplana by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Landquart 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Landquart to St. Moritz 33-Y / ...

$80 - $126

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Chur 3 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chur, Postautostation to Silvaplana, Kreisel Mitte 182

$71 - $122

2 alternative options

Train via Chur  •  4 h 31 min

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

$74 - $137

Drive  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Silvaplana 126.2 miles

$26 - $40

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Silvaplana via Landquart, St. Moritz, and St. Moritz, Bahnhof in around 4 h 25 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Landquart
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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 Chur to St. Moritz
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Rhätische Bahn
Phone
+41 81 288 65 65
Website
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
Book at
rhb.ch
Train from Chur to St. Moritz
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
rhb.ch
Book at
rhb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Chur, Postautostation to Silvaplana, Kreisel Mitte
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Zürich to Silvaplana?

The distance between Zürich and Silvaplana is 138 km. The road distance is 202 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Zürich to Silvaplana?

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Silvaplana is to drive which costs SFr 25 - SFr 40 and takes 2 h 23 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Zürich to Silvaplana?

The quickest way to get from Zürich to Silvaplana is to drive which takes 2 h 23 min and costs SFr 25 - SFr 40.

How long does it take to get from Zürich to Silvaplana?

It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Zürich to Silvaplana, including transfers.