How to Reach Chur, Switzerland

The Easiest Way to Reach Chur


  • By Air: There are no direct flights to Chur. The Zurich airport is located 125 kilometres south of the town and has a train connecting Zurich with Chur covered in 1 hour 30 minutes. The nearest airport is the Samedan Airport which is 85 kilometres away from the town.
  • By Train: Most tourists who want to visit Chur, take a flight to Zurich from where you can take a 1 hour 30 minutes long train ride to Chur.
  • By Car: If you have an International Drivers License then you can drive to Chur by taking the A13 motorway.


  • By Bus: Local busses are available but only cover 5 routes.
  • By Car: You can rent a car in Chur but the old town is a car-free zone.
  • By Taxi: Taxis are available and are preferred over busses.
  • By Walking: The best way to explore the town, Chur is small enough to be covered on foot.

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How to Reach Chur from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
St Moritz to Chur 83.8 km 2 hours
Zurich to Chur 113.98 km 1 hour 14 mins
Munich to Chur 273.45 km 3 hours 35 mins