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Take the train from Paris to Chur (Coira) in 5 hours 30 minutes

If you want to travel from Paris to Chur (Coira) by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Paris to Chur (Coira) by train to take around 8 hours 16 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 5 hours 30 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 19 trains per day running on this route, which spans 580 km. You'll have to make 1 change along the way on your journey to Chur (Coira). TGV, ICE or SNCF are the main rail operators on this route, all of which offer modern trains with plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Paris to Chur (Coira) start from $79.19 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for train schedules, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Paris to Chur (Coira) by train

It takes an average of 8h 16m to travel from Paris to Chur (Coira) by train, over a distance of around 360 miles (580 km). There are normally 19 trains per day traveling from Paris to Chur (Coira) and tickets for this journey start from $79.19 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 30m
PriceFrom $79.19
Distance360 miles (580 km)
Frequency19 trains per day
First train07:22
Last train20:25
Departure stationParis
Arrival stationChur (Coira)
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsTGV Lyria, SNCF, Flixbus, SBB CFF FFS, Deutsche Bahn, Union Ivkoni (Bus), BlaBlaCar Bus, ÖBB

Paris to Chur (Coira) train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris to Chur (Coira) for Tuesday Oct 18th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:55 15:52 5h 57m, 2 changes
11:22 16:52 5h 30m, 1 change
11:55 18:23 6h 28m, 2 changes
13:22 18:52 5h 30m, 1 change
14:20 20:47 6h 27m, 3 changes
15:22 20:52 5h 30m, 1 change
15:55 21:52 5h 57m, 2 changes
16:25 22:48 6h 23m, 3 changes
17:22 22:57 5h 35m, 1 change
17:55 05:26 11h 31m, 5 changes

TGV, TER, SNCF and TGV Lyria trains from Paris to Chur (Coira)

You can travel from Paris to Chur (Coira) on TGV, TER, SNCF and TGV Lyria trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

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TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

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TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

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SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

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TGV Lyria links France to Switzerland and can travel at a maximum speed of 200 mph (320 km/h). Resulting from the collaboration between SNCF and SBB, TGV Lyria has three comfort classes on all trains. Standard (equivalent to the Second Class TGV, with comfortable seats), Standard 1ère (with more legroom and access to the SNCF show Grand Voyageur at the Gare de Lyon in Paris) and Business 1ère (available all week except Saturday, on some lines only).

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Chur (Coira)

The price of train tickets from Paris to Chur (Coira) starts at $79.19 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

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 Paris to Chur (Coira) by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

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.

Choose a slower or connecting train

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!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Paris to Chur (Coira)

Want to know more about your journey from Paris to Chur (Coira)? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Paris to Chur (Coira) take?

The average journey time by train between Paris and Chur (Coira) is 8 hours and 16 minutes, with around 19 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.

What's the fastest journey time between Paris and Chur (Coira) by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris to Chur (Coira) is 5 hours and 30 minutes.

How much does the train from Paris to Chur (Coira) cost?

Train tickets from Paris to Chur (Coira) can start from as little as $79.19 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.

Is there a direct train from Paris to Chur (Coira)?

No, there are no direct train services from Paris to Chur (Coira). Travelling from Paris to Chur (Coira) by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Paris to Chur (Coira) leave?

The first train from Paris to Chur (Coira) leaves at 07:22. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Paris to Chur (Coira) leave?

The last train from Paris to Chur (Coira) leaves at 20:25. 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.

What's the distance between Paris and Chur (Coira) by train?

Trains travelling from Paris to Chur (Coira) cover a distance of around 360 miles (580 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Chur (Coira) to Paris.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Paris to Chur (Coira) for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/18/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 09/25/2022 for travel on 09/25/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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