St. Moritz lies in the Engadine at 1,856 metres above sea level on the southern sides of the Alps – at the centre of the triangle linking Zurich, Milan and Munich.
Getting here by public transport
The journey from Zurich Main Station to. St. Moritz by rail takes about 3 hours. From Basel, Bern, Luzern and Milano Central, you can reach St. Moritz in approximately 4.5 hours. Many special trains will be in operation. Please find the timetable and more informaiton on www.sbb.ch/en/stmoritz2017
The journey by train on the Rhaetian Railway (RhB) from Chur via Tiefencastel - Engadine with its spiral tunnels and vertiginous viaducts is one of the most spectacular and, from the standpoint of railway engineering, most interesting in the whole of Europe. During the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships St. Moritz 2017, train service will be increased up to 14 special trains per day. Please find here all the information regarding outward journey by Rhaetian Railway (RhB). During the race days no group reservations can be made.
On the outward as well as on the return journey, passengers will receive reservation cards. These reservation cards enable access to the corresponding train to and from St. Moritz. On the outward journey, passengers will receive the reservation card on the trains from Zürich and St. Gallen as well as at the train station in Chur and Landquart. Prior to the return journey from St. Moritz, reservation cards can be picked up at the RhB stands at Schulhausplatz, Kulm Park and at parking Serletta. In order to get a seat on the requested train, passengers need to show up at the check-in at parking Serletta 30 minutes before the train's departure. From the check-in at parking Serletta, passengers will be guided to the platform from where they can get on the, on the reservation card listed, train.
Local bus Engadin
If you travel from other parts of the Engadin, the local bus Engadin takes you to St. Moritz. Please find here the line network and schedules of the local bus Engadin.
Route 1: Samedan – Pontresina - St. Moritz Bahnhof – St. Moritz Bad – Corvatsch
Route 2*: Lagalb – Diavolezza – Pontresina – Celerina - St. Moritz Dorf Klinik Gut – Sils - Maloja
Route 3: Ortsbus: St. Moritz Bahnhof – Dorf – St. Moritz Bad
Route 4: (Chiavenna) – Maloja – Sils – Silvaplana – St. Moritz Bahnhof
Route 6*: Chamues-ch – Samedan – Celerina – St. Moritz Dorf Klinik Gut – St. Moritz Bad – Corvatsch – Furtschellas – Sils
Route 9: St. Moritz Dorf – Bahnhof – Signalbahn – Youth Hostel
*Modifications bus lines nr 2 and nr 6 / Getting to Kulm Park
During the Ski World Championships, the bus lines nr 2 and 6 will be operating via Celerina Punt Schlattain directly to St. Moritz Klinik Gut (replacement stop for St. Moritz Schulhausplatz) and not stopping at the train station St. Moritz. The not served stops at Celerina Cresta Palace, Celerina Cresta Kulm, St. Moritz Bären and St. Moritz Kulm will be operated by spare shuttle buses, which are operating in circles between Celerina and St. Moritz Schulhausplatz.
From the train station in St. Moritz, Kulm Park is reachable within 10 to 15 minutes on foot. For visitors arriving by bus, the replacement stop at St. Moritz Klinik Gut can be used. From there, Kulm Park can be reached within 5 to 10 minutes.
Increased bus services on peak day
On peak days (8/11/12/14/17/18/19 February 2017) the bus service will be increased. Please find the extra timetable here.
Outward: every 10 minutes from 7:30am to 11:30am
Sils – Silvaplana – Champfèr – St. Moritz
Pontresina – St. Moritz
Samedan – Celerina – St. Moritz
Return: every 10 minutes from 1pm to 5.30pm St. Moritz – Champfèr – Silvaplana – Sils
St. Moritz – Pontresina
St. Moritz – Celerina - Samedan
Getting from St. Moritz to the finish area
The onward journey as of St. Moritz Dorf happens with the World Championships-shuttle, which will be operating at 10 minute intervals from Schulhausplatz to the finish area in Salastrains. All shuttle infos and further possibilities to get to the finish are are available here.
Free public transport with valid event ticket
The event ticket enables free rides within the transport district of engadin mobil on the race day. This corresponds to the route from Maloja to Chinuos-chel-Brail as well as from Pontresina to Alp Grüm. The public transport inclusive offer is not valid on race-free days. In case of race postponements, the ticket is valid on the respective date of postponement.
St. Moritz can also be reached by bus or private car via well-developed alpine road networks from northern Switzerland, Ticino, Italy or Austria. Should you wish to avoid having to drive over an alpine pass, it is also possible to load your vehicle onto the Klosters/Selfranga rail ferry. Full information: www.vereina.ch.
- Zurich - St. Moritz: approx. 200 km, 3 hours
- Basel - St. Moritz: approx. 250 km, 4 hours
- Milan - St. Moritz: approx. 175 km, 3 hours
- Munich - St. Moritz: approx. 300 km, 4 hours
- Innsbruck - St. Moritz: approx. 200 km, 2.5 hours
These travel times are only estimated. Please schedule plenty of time for your arrival, as very high traffic volumes are expected during the World Championships.
Stay up to date: stmoritz2017-App
Stay updated with the stmoritz2017-App and get news about the parking and traffic situation. Download the stmoritz2017-App here.
Parking areas for spectators
No parking lots for spectators are available in St. Moritz. For people arrving by car via Julierpass / Malojapass, the parking area is located in Champfèr. If congestions occur, additional parking areas are signaled in Silvaplana and Sils. For car drivers from the direction of the Berninapass / Ofenpass / Vereina / Unterengadin, parking areas are available in Celerina. If congestions occur, an additional parking area is signaled in Samedan. The parking fee per car is CHF 10.00 / EUR 10.00 per day. The parking areas are open daily from 7am to 11pm. Shuttle buses offer a free transfer to St. Moritz.
Parking areas for spectators of the qualification races in Zuoz
The parking area for the qualification races in Zuoz is right next to the lower terminus of the chairlift Chastlatsch. If congestions occur, more parking areas are located next to the railway station Zuoz and the Resgia. From these two parking areas, a free shuttle bus is driving to the lower terminus of the chairlift Chastlatsch.
Information regarding road conditions and further indications
Please keep in mind that the mountain pass roads might be snowcapped and snow chains can be mandatory (except for four-wheel drive systems). We therefore recommend planning enough time for the outward journey. Please find the current road conditions for Graubünden on www.strassen.gr.ch. Please also pay attention to announcements from radio stations. As the traffic volume during the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships St. Moritz 2017 will be high, we recommend traveling to St. Moritz by public transport.
During the World Championships, you get updates about the parking and traffic situation regularly on our stmoritz2017-App.
One can also travel to the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships St. Moritz 2017 by coach. For coaches arriving via Julierpass or Malojapass, the drop off takes place at bus terminal A in St. Moritz Bad. For coaches arriving from any other directions, the drop off takes place at bus terminal B at the train station in St. Moritz.
With Swiss International Air Lines Zurich can be reached from numerous international destinations. From Zurich there are different options to get to Engadin - also by air. St. Moritz operates its own airport. Via the Engadin Airport or the Heliport in St. Moritz (official supplier: www.swisshelicopter.ch and www.helibernina.ch) there are not only flight and helicopter connections to Zurich, but also to the international airports of Geneva, Basel, Milan and Munich. Additionally, air and helicopter taxi routes to other national and international destinations are provided.
Please find information on flight schedules on the website of Swiss International Air Lines.