Davos Inclusive is a new inclusive transport ticket for the summer visitors. The Davos Inclusive Card gives you free access to a wide range of services and leisure attractions. Travel free of charge on all open summer mountain railway services in Davos and Klosters - Skate for free on the ice rink - so make the most of the packed Active Summer Guest Programme.
The Davos Inclusive Card is issued free of charge to any visitors who spend at least one night in paid accommodation in Davos and Wiesen (hotel, holiday homes or group facilities).
Taking the train to Davos is a great idea, because you will go through a really scenic landscape. The train-line has mostly just 1 single track and starts at Landquart (close to Sargans and Chur) and will go to Bever in the Engiadin, going through the wonderful landscapes using viaducts and tunnels,some of them were built in several circles inside the tunnels in order to gain hight.
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one of the best is certainly the Swiss Halffare card
It is easy to drive to Davos in your own car and when you come from Chur or Sargans the road is even not very steep and my slow motorhome could do these roads easily and without a lot of effort, at the end you also go through a very long tunnel. In case that you get there from the south, over the Flüela-passroad you need a stronger car and my motorhome needed several breaks on the steep road in order to cool down a bit in between, but the landscape was very scenic there.
When using the highway in Switzerland you need a vignette/sticker for your car, its 40sfr (=ca.30euros) and only year-stickers are available unfortunately !
The next highway from Davos is the E43 at Landquart, but you can also drive the sidestreets and that way totally avoid the highway in this part of Switzerland !
For the rest of Switzerland I can only highly recommend to buy this sticker, simply because many of the fast roads like the road along the southern shore of Lake Brienz and Thunersee are included in the highway-system, although there is only 1 single track in each direction and only a very few places, where you can overtake others. And still you save 30 minutes driving-time between Brienz and Interlaken. Also in other parts of Switzerland you might get on a highway without realizing that immediately by the dimensions of the road!
You will hardly find any parking-place in Davos, where you dont have to pay an hourly fee and the 2 main streets of the town are one-way-streets, except for the local buses, that was quite confusing for me !
In summer time if you stay in a hotel you get to ride all the mountain rides, buses and trains for free as following:
Train from Klosters to Filisur 2. class
FirstSection: Davos Dorf - Höhenweg
Length: 1889m | Differenz: 658m Duration: 4 min.
2 July - 09. October 2005
Second Section: Höhenweg - Weissfluhjoch
Length: 2074m | Differenz: 445m Duration: 7 min.
2 July - 09. October 2005
First section: Davos Platz - Jsachalp
Length: 1045m | Differenz: 345m Duration: 4 min.
11. June - 16. October 2005
Second Section: Jsachalp - Jakobshorn
Length: 2074m | Differenz: 705m Duration: 6 min.
25. June - 16. October 2005
To get around Davos:
Train or Postauto (Coaches from the swiss post): Is a quite good price value way to travel. Inform yourself first about the times you want to travel. Timetables are good and the transportations are usually on time.
Car: To travel around Davos, the car is probably the best transportation idea. But take care again about the snow and that come roads could be closed in winter (for example Fluela-Pass is closes from End of December till about april)
To get around IN Davos:
There are a few good ways. In winter the VBD (Davos bus system) and by feet. In summer beside the first two things as well the bicycle! Don't use the car often in the village. There are not many parking lots and generally everything is near.
To get to Davos:
Train: It takes about 3 hours by train from Zurich airport to Davos, costs about 60 Franks one way (adult) and you have to change train usually in Zurich Mainstation (Zurich HB) and for sure in Landquart. Timetables are good and the transportations are usually on time.
Taxi: Takes about 1,5 to 2 hours but it will be very expensive. No idea HOW expensive ;-)
Car: Car is a possibility. Inform yourself about rates of rental cars. Think about the snow in the winter half year. There are maybe some roads closes or covered by snow from november to april. But snowing in the mountains is possible in every month in the year...
Another funicular ride in the well connected transport sysytem of Davos
Davos Platz - Schatzalp
Length: 712m | Differenz: 300m Duration: 4 min.
13 May - 23 October 2005