Getting to Davos
Davos and Klosters are easily accessible by road or rail from Zurich international airport. Transfer times from Zurich are around two hours by road or two hours 40 minutes by rail. Easy transfers and plentiful accommodation make Davos a popular destination for weekend skiing.
Nearest airports to Davos and Klosters
Zurich, the nearest main international airport, is 154 km from Davos and 142 km from Klosters and driving from the airport to the resorts takes about 2 hours. Friedrichshafen is slightly closer to both Davos and Klosters than Zurich but there are very few international flights.
Zurich airport – 154km / 2 hours 5 minutes
Friedrichshafen airport – 153km / 2 hours
Allgau Memmingen airport – 195km / 2 hours 20 minutes
Basel Airport – 239km, 2 hours 40 minutes
Innsbruck airport – 175km / 2 hours 45 minutes
Milan Malpensa airport – 246km / 3 hours 5 minutes
Geneva airport – 434km / 4 hours 50 minutes
Getting from the airport to Davos & Klosters by private transfer
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Getting from Zurich airport to Davos Klosters by rail
Trains from Zurich international airport to Davos depart every hour from underneath the airport. Journey times are approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes; change at Zurich Hauptbahnhof and at Landquart. Trains stop at Davos Dorf and Davos Platz so check before departure to find out which is best for you. Rail times from Zurich airport to Klosters are 30 minutes shorter; change at Zurich HB and Landquart. For train timetables visit www.sbb.ch/en/home.html
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Using Zurich as a starting point, it is fast motorway (toll road) driving from Zurich airport (Kloten) most of the way. Follow the A51 for a few kilometres toward A1/Bern/Saint Gallen/Zürich/Basel/E60 then take exit 63-Zürich-Nord onto A1/A4/E41/E60 toward Zürich-City/St.Gallen/Schaffhausen as far as exit 66-Brüttisellen then follow A53 toward Rapperswil/Uster/Wangen and take exit 42-Reichenburg to onto A3 toward Chur/Glarus merge onto the A13 then take exit 14-Landquart toward Davos. To reach Klosters by car, you take the A3 Zurich-Chur road, and when you reach the Landquart/Davos exit continue via Kublis and then to Klosters.
Distances and times to drive to Davos from major European cities are approximately as follows:
Paris – 803km – 8 hours 20 minutes
Milan – 239km – 3 hours 10 minutes
Brussels – 805km – 8 hours 30 minutes
London – 1,145km – 12 hours 45 minutes
Amsterdam – 939km – 9 hours 25 minutes
Frankfurt – 532km – 5 hours 30 minutes
Journey times to Klosters are 12km and approximately 15 minutes shorter if approaching from the north and a little longer if driving to Klosters from the south (Milan).
Davos is also a good base to try daytrips to other nearby resorts, such as St Moritz (now accessible via the Vereina rail tunnel without having to use the snowy Flüela pass) as well as Arosa, Flims-Laax, Lenzerheide and Savogin.