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How to travel from Salzburg Hbf to Chur (Coira) by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Salzburg Hbf to Chur (Coira)? Look no further.

You'll usually find 13 trains per day running between Salzburg Hbf and Chur (Coira), which usually take 5 hours 59 minutes to complete the 286 km journey. It can take as little as 4 hours 51 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Chur (Coira) from Salzburg Hbf, you'll just need to make 1 change along the way. During your journey, you're likely to be traveling with DB, ÖBB or SBB, as these are the main train operators on this route.

You can save money on train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Chur (Coira) if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from $24.23. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for train schedules (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Salzburg Hbf to Chur (Coira) by train

It takes an average of 5h 59m to travel from Salzburg Hbf to Chur (Coira) by train, over a distance of around 178 miles (286 km). There are normally 13 trains per day traveling from Salzburg Hbf to Chur (Coira) and tickets for this journey start from $24.23 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 51m
PriceFrom $24.23
Distance178 miles (286 km)
Frequency13 trains per day
First train02:30
Last train19:56
Departure stationSalzburg Hbf
Arrival stationChur (Coira)
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsDeutsche Bahn, ÖBB, SBB CFF FFS, Flixbus, Meridian, Union Ivkoni (Bus)

Salzburg Hbf to Chur (Coira) train times

Check out the next trains departing from Salzburg Hbf to Chur (Coira) for Tuesday Dec 13th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
04:56 09:48 4h 52m, 1 change
06:56 11:48 4h 52m, 1 change
07:00 13:26 6h 26m, 5 changes
08:56 13:48 4h 52m, 1 change
09:56 15:26 5h 30m, 3 changes
10:56 15:48 4h 52m, 1 change
11:56 17:22 5h 26m, 3 changes
12:39 17:48 5h 9m, 2 changes
13:00 19:26 6h 26m, 5 changes
14:56 19:48 4h 52m, 1 change

Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB, SBB and EC (Eurocity) trains from Salzburg Hbf to Chur (Coira)

You can travel from Salzburg Hbf to Chur (Coira) on Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB, SBB and EC (Eurocity) 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.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

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).

PhotoQualle, under licence CC3.0

EuroCity (EC) trains offer convenient European cross-border connections between major cities in Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria – it's often a good alternative to air travel.

Cheap train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Chur (Coira)

The price of train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Chur (Coira) starts at $24.23 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 Salzburg Hbf 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 Salzburg Hbf to Chur (Coira)

Want to know more about your journey from Salzburg Hbf 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 Salzburg Hbf to Chur (Coira) take?

The average journey time by train between Salzburg Hbf and Chur (Coira) is 5 hours and 59 minutes, with around 13 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 Salzburg Hbf and Chur (Coira) by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Salzburg Hbf to Chur (Coira) is 4 hours and 51 minutes.

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

Train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Chur (Coira) can start from as little as $24.23 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 Salzburg Hbf to Chur (Coira)?

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

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

The first train from Salzburg Hbf to Chur (Coira) leaves at 02:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Salzburg Hbf to Chur (Coira) leaves at 19:56. 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 Salzburg Hbf and Chur (Coira) by train?

Trains travelling from Salzburg Hbf to Chur (Coira) cover a distance of around 178 miles (286 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Chur (Coira) to Salzburg Hbf.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Salzburg Hbf to Chur (Coira) for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/13/2022. 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 01/09/2023 for travel on 01/09/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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