How to get to Davos
Distance to Davos from other cities: Zurich – 148 km, Innsbruck – 176 km, Geneva – 426 km, Milan – 250 km.
Closest airports: Kloten (Zurich), Kranebitten (Innsbruck), Malpensa (Milan) and Geneva International Airport.
Train service to Davos is available from Zurich and Milan. Davos has two railway stations: Davos Dorf and Davos Platz. Russia House is situated 10–15 minutes’ walk from the Davos Platz railway station and 10–12 minutes’ walk (about 800 m) from the Davos Congress Centre.
A trip by train to Davos from Kloten Airport (Zurich) takes 2 hours 40 minutes, with two transfers on the way: at Zurich Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) and in Landquart. Trains from Zurich Airport to the Main Station run once an hour.
For timetable and tickets, see: www.sbb.ch.
From Milan’s Central Station (Milano Centrale) you can reach Davos in 7 hours via Tirano. There is no direct train service however, and the journey involves several changes.
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), you have the opportunity to travel easily back and forth between Zurich Airport and Davos Klosters with the airport shuttle service. Shuttles depart three times per day, and bookings may be completed up to 24 hours in advance.
Shuttle timetable and booking: www.ferienshop.davos.ch
From Kloten Airport (Zurich), it takes approximately 2 hours 30 minutes: see on map
From Geneva International Airport, it is a drive of approximately 5 hours: see on map
The travel time from Malpensa Airport (Milan) is approximately 4 hours: see on map
From Kranebitten Airport (Innsbruck) it takes approximately 3 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. Almost all of the world’s biggest car hire services operate in both Zurich and Milan.
N.B.: Many motorways in Switzerland are toll roads (featuring special white and green signs), so you will need to buy a ticket (vignette) to access all toll roads in the country beforehand. The price is CHF 40. The vignette can be purchased at border customs offices, post offices, petrol stations or Touring Club Schweiz offices.
Davos is a relatively small town, with all infrastructure facilities within easy walking distance of one another. Besides The districts of Davos and Klosters both boast comprehensive bus networks.
Davos Klosters Card holders may use buses and local trains within the Davos resort free of charge. The Card will be given out by your hotel 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 stations - RhB (Davos Platz, Davos Dorf, Klosters Platz). More information on taxi companies in Davos is available on the city’s official website.