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Traveling from Zürich to Chur (Coira) by train

Looking to travel from Zürich to Chur (Coira) by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 1 hour 51 minutes to travel from Zürich to Chur (Coira) by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 1 hour 14 minutes though. You'll usually find 61 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 Chur (Coira). You'll probably be traveling with SBB train to get to Chur (Coira), 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 Zürich to Chur (Coira) start from $12.16 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 Chur (Coira) by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

Zürich to Chur (Coira) by train

It takes an average of 1h 51m to travel from Zürich to Chur (Coira) by train, over a distance of around 59 miles (95 km). There are normally 61 trains per day traveling from Zürich to Chur (Coira) and tickets for this journey start from $12.16 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station

Chur (Coira)

Journey time

1h 14m


95 miles (59 km)


61 trains per day


Direct trains available


From $12.16

Train and bus operators


Zürich to Chur (Coira) train times

Check out the next trains departing from Zürich to Chur (Coira) for Tuesday Feb 14th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
11:12 12:43 1h 31m, direct
11:38 12:52 1h 14m, direct
11:40 13:26 1h 46m, 1 change
11:43 13:26 1h 43m, 2 changes
12:12 13:43 1h 31m, direct
12:38 13:52 1h 14m, direct
13:07 14:22 1h 15m, direct
13:12 14:43 1h 31m, direct
13:38 14:52 1h 14m, direct
13:40 15:26 1h 46m, 1 change

SBB trains from Zürich to Chur (Coira)

You can travel from Zürich to Chur (Coira) on SBB 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.

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).

Cheap train tickets from Zürich to Chur (Coira)

The price of train tickets from Zürich to Chur (Coira) starts at $12.16 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 Zürich 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 Zürich to Chur (Coira)

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

The average journey time by train between Zürich and Chur (Coira) is 1 hour and 51 minutes, with around 61 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 Zürich and Chur (Coira) by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Zürich to Chur (Coira) is 1 hour and 14 minutes.

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

Train tickets from Zürich to Chur (Coira) can start from as little as $12.16 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 Zürich to Chur (Coira)?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Zürich to Chur (Coira) without having to change trains. There are 42 direct trains from Zürich to Chur (Coira) each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Zürich to Chur (Coira) leaves at 00:17. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Zürich to Chur (Coira) leaves at 23:17. 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 Zürich and Chur (Coira) by train?

Trains travelling from Zürich to Chur (Coira) cover a distance of around 59 miles (95 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Chur (Coira) to Zürich.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Zürich to Chur (Coira) for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/14/2023. 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 04/10/2019 for travel on 04/10/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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