Looking to travel from Chur (Coira) to Zürich by train? You've come to the right place!
On average, it takes around 1 hour 39 minutes to travel from Chur (Coira) to Zürich by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 1 hour 14 minutes though. You'll usually find 59 trains per day running along the 95 km route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won't need to make any changes on your way to Zürich. You'll probably be traveling with SBB train to get to Zürich, as they are the main operators of services on this route.
Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Chur (Coira) to Zürich start from $11.77 when you book in advance, so start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.
If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Zürich by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.
|Journey time||From 1h 14m|
|Distance||59 miles (95 km)|
|Frequency||59 trains per day|
|Departure station||Chur (Coira)|
|Changes||Direct trains available|
|Train and bus operators||SBB CFF FFS|
The Swiss rail network is operated by SBB. SBB train ticket prices are based on travel and not on the type of trains. You will find available return tickets (standard price, one way or round trip), Multiple journey tickets (for six individual trips on a pre-determined itinerary) and the City-Ticket (including a one-day transportation pass from the city of departure or arrival).
Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Chur (Coira) to Zürich by booking early.§
Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.
On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Chur (Coira) and Zürich is 1 hour and 39 minutes, with around 59 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Chur (Coira) to Zürich is 1 hour and 14 minutes.
Train tickets from Chur (Coira) to Zürich can start from as little as $11.77 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Chur (Coira) to Zürich without having to change trains. There are 42 direct trains from Chur (Coira) to Zürich each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Chur (Coira) to Zürich leaves at 00:31. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Chur (Coira) to Zürich leaves at 23:31. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Chur (Coira) to Zürich cover a distance of around 59 miles (95 km) during the journey.