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.

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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 - $124

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Chur, Chur K288
  2. Take the bus from Chur, Postautostation to Silvaplana, Kreisel Mitte 182

$38 - $60

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 / ...

$73 - $136

Drive  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Silvaplana 126.2 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Silvaplana is to drive which costs SFr 26 - SFr 40 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Silvaplana is to drive which costs SFr 26 - SFr 40 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Silvaplana is 138 km. The road distance is 201.9 km.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Silvaplana. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Silvaplana, Kreisel Mitte via Chur, Obere Au and Chur, Postautostation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 38 min.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Silvaplana is to train which takes 4 h 25 min and costs SFr 75 - SFr 130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 60 and takes 5 h 38 min.

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Zürich to Silvaplana bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Chur, Chur station.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Silvaplana.
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  • Distance: 86.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

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. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Silvaplana via Chur, Chur, Chur, Obere Au, Chur, Bahnhofplatz, and Chur, Postautostation in around 5 h 38 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 - $65
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
$35 - $50
Schedules at
rhb.ch
Book at
rhb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Chur, Chur
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 - $45
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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