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How to get to Davos

Distance to Davos from the closes international airports: Zurich – 148 km, Kranebitten (Innsbruck) – 176 km, EuroAirport (Basel) – 235 km, Malpensa (Milan) – 250 km, Geneva – 426 km.

By train

Train service to Davos is available from Zurich and Milan. Davos has two railway stations: Davos Dorf and Davos Platz which are located approximately 4 km apart. The central station is Davos Platz, but all trains heading towards Klosters/Landquart stop at Davos Dorf.

A trip by train to Davos from Zurich Airport takes 2 hours 40 minutes, with two transfers on the way: one at Zurich Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) and another in Landquart. Trains from Zurich Airport to the Main Station run every hour.

The trip from Basel Airport to Davos lasts 3 hours and 50 minutes, with two transfers on the way: one in Zurich, and then another in Landquart or Klosters.

For timetables and tickets, see: www.sbb.ch.

From Milan Airport you can reach Davos in 7 hours via Tirano. However, there is no direct train service, so the journey involves several transfers.

Timetable and tickets:

Milan – Tirano: www.trenitalia.it

Tirano – Davos: www.sbb.ch 

By shuttle from Zurich Airport

Every Saturday during the winter season (December to April), visitors have the opportunity to travel easily back and forth between Zurich Airport and Davos Klosters using the airport shuttle service. Shuttles depart three times a day and trips can be booked up to 24 hours in advance.

Shuttle timetable and booking: www.ferienshop.davos.ch

By car

The trip from Kloten Airport (Zurich) takes approximately 2 hours 30 minutes: see on map

The trip from EuroAirport (Basel) takes approximately 2 hours 50 minutes: see on map

The trip from Kranebitten Airport (Innsbruck) takes approximately 3 hours by car via
the A12 and the S16 highways: see on map

The trip from Geneva International Airport takes approximately 5 hours: see on map

The travel time from Malpensa Airport (Milan) is approximately 4 hours: see on map

Those who prefer to drive may rent a car at the airport or book one online in advance to pick it up at the terminal.

Please note that many motorways in Switzerland are toll roads (with special white and green signs), so you will need to buy a pass, called a vignette, in advance to access all of the toll roads in the country. The pass costs CHF 40. The vignette can be purchased at border customs offices, post offices, petrol stations, or Touring Club Schweiz offices

Getting around

Davos is a relatively small town and all of its infrastructure is located within easy walking distance. The districts of Davos and Klosters both boast comprehensive bus networks.

The Davos Dorf and Davos Platz stations are connected by a central thoroughfare called Promenade, which is home to a number of stores and hotels. Traffic goes one way along the street (from Davos Dorf to Davos Platz). Traffic on Talstrasse street heads in the opposite direction.

Individuals in possession of a Davos Klosters Card may use buses and local trains within the Davos resort free of charge. Cards are issued by hotels or tourist offices.

For more information about further discounts the Card offers please visit the city’s official website.

Fixed taxi ranks are located in Davos and Klosters at the Rhaetian railway (RhB) stations – Davos Platz, Davos Dorf, Klosters Platz.

More information about taxi companies in Davos can be found on the city’s official website.