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There are 4 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Vals by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train, line 431 bus  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Chur 43-Y / ...
  2. Take the line 431 bus from Ilanz, Bahnhof/Post to Vals, Post 431

$76 - $127

3 alternative options

Train, line 81 bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Chur 43-Y / ...
  2. Take the line 81 bus from Chur, Postautostation to Laax GR, posta 81

$76 - $133

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Vals 116.1 miles

$24 - $35

Uber  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take an Uber from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Vals 116.1 miles

$340 - $460

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Vals is to drive which costs SFr 24 - SFr 35 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Vals is to drive which costs SFr 24 - SFr 35 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Vals is 104 km. The road distance is 185.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Vals without a car is to train and line 431 bus which takes 4 h 39 min and costs SFr 75 - SFr 130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Vals, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Vals is 186 km. It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Vals.

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There are 225+ hotels available in Vals. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Vals.
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  • Distance: 64.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 39 min

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

There is no direct connection from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Vals. However, you can take the train to Zürich HB, take the train to Chur, take the line 920 train to Ilanz, take the walk to Ilanz, Bahnhof/Post, then take the line 431 bus to Vals, Post. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Vals via Zürich HB, Chur, Chur, Postautostation, Laax GR, posta, and Ilanz, Bahnhof/Post in around 5 h 18 min.

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
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Ilanz, Bahnhof/Post to Vals, Post
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Chur, Postautostation to Laax GR, posta
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
Uber Zurich
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Vals
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$340 - $460
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UberX
$340 - $460
Black
$650 - $950

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