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There are 5 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Laax by train, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, line 81 bus via Zürich HB  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Chur Re / ...
  2. Take the line 81 bus from Chur, Postautostation to Laax GR, posta 81

SFr 43 - SFr 93

4 alternative options

Train, line 81 bus  •  3h 38m

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Chur Ir13
  2. Take the line 81 bus from Chur, Postautostation to Laax GR, posta 81

SFr 63 - SFr 111

Train  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Chur Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Chur to Ilanz Re / ...

SFr 56 - SFr 109

Drive  •  1h 38m

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Laax 152.4 km

SFr 18 - SFr 27

Towncar  •  1h 38m

  1. Take a town car from Zurich Airport to Laax 152.4 km

SFr 55 - SFr 110

Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Laax by train and bus

The journey time between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Laax is around 2h 38m and covers a distance of around 154 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 22m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, Thurbo and others, the Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Laax service departs from Zürich Flughafen and arrives in Laax GR, posta. Typically 184 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 38m
Fastest journey time:
2h 22m
Journey distance:
154 km
Services per week:
184
Cheapest price:
SFr 46
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:15
Last service departs at:
22:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Laax train and bus schedules

Departing Sunday, July 25, 2021

Zurich Airport (ZRH) → Laax
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  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Laax is 0041 58 463 00 00.

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

The social distance requirement in Laax is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Laax is to drive, which costs SFr 18 - SFr 27 and takes 1h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Laax is to drive which costs SFr 18 - SFr 27 and takes 1h 38m.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Laax is 89 km. The road distance is 152.4 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Laax without a car is to train and line 81 bus via Zürich HB which takes 3h 11m and costs SFr 40 - SFr 95.

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It takes approximately 3h 11m to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Laax, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Laax is 152 km. It takes approximately 1h 38m to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Laax.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Laax. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Laax.
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  • Distance: 88.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 11m

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Laax, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Laax via Zürich HB, Chur, Ilanz, and Ilanz, Bahnhof/Post in around 3h 53m.

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Chur
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Chur
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Chur
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Rhätische Bahn
Phone
+41 81 288 65 65
Website
rhb.ch
Train from Chur to Ilanz
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 18
Website
Rhätische Bahn
Schedules at
Rhätische Bahn
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Chur, Postautostation to Laax GR, posta
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 3 - SFr 6
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Zurich Airport to Laax
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 110

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