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There are 3 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Samedan by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 28m

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

$81 - $149

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Chur 43-Y / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chur, Postautostation to Silvaplana, Kreisel Mitte 182

$90 - $153

Drive  •  2h 44m

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Samedan 140.6 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Samedan is to drive which costs SFr 29 - SFr 45 and takes 2h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Samedan is to drive which costs SFr 29 - SFr 45 and takes 2h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Samedan. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Samedan via Zürich HB and Chur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 28m.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Samedan is 143 km. The road distance is 224.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Samedan without a car is to train which takes 4h 28m and costs SFr 80 - SFr 150.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Samedan, including transfers.

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

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Samedan train services, operated by Rhätische Bahn, arrive at Samedan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Samedan is 225 km. It takes approximately 2h 44m to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Samedan.

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There are 1234+ hotels available in Samedan. Prices start at $94 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Samedan.
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  • Distance: 89.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 28m

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

You can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Samedan via Zürich HB and Chur in around 4h 28m.

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
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Chur to Samedan
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
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
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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
2h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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