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This page will tell you all you need to know about transfers to Silvaplana a ski resort in Swiss Alps with altitudes ranging from 1870m to 3303m above sea level. This resort has direct access to 12 individual pistes, served by 7 ski lifts. The ski resort itself is above 1500m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With pistes above 2500 metres, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season
We have listed the airports in order of distance from the resort, with the nearest at the top. This should give you the best idea of the airport transfer you need. We have also taken a look at alternative transport methods to and from the resort. Public transport options, if available, are given towards the end of the page.
Silvaplana is the lively, young “Trendspot“in Engadin. Surrounded by pristine nature and embedded in the wide Upper Engadine Lake landscape, the recreational paradise has become an international destination for sports enthusiasts. An impressive mountain panorama frames the lake landscape around the Corvatsch (3,303 meters) with the highest lying mountain station of the Eastern Alps. Hikers in the summer as well as skiers and snowboarders in the winter enjoy Silvaplana’s local mountain.
The three regions Silvaplana, Champfèr and Surlej radiate a lively charm and possess not only diverse recreational facilities but also varied hotel and gastronomy offerings.
The Corvatsch is a local mountain with innumerable opportunities for winter sports: 120 kilometers of pistes, 23 descents and Switzerland’s longest illuminated nightime descent. For that reason and also because it is a paradise for snowkiters, Silvaplana has become a meeting place for winter sports fans. Since the spectacular sport was invented on the frozen Silvaplana Lake, trend seeking sports enthusiasts from all over the world await the Maloja wind, which starts blowing punctually like a Swiss clock at midday. The Lake District and the snowed-over Swiss stone pine forests beckon you to take long strolls. Two hundred kilometers of well-prepared cross-country ski tracks make Silvaplana a cross-country skiing Eldorado. Ice-skating, snowshoe tours and an ice-rink with facilities for curling guarantee pure winter fun.
There are two Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Silvaplana are perfectly feasible
The following airports link this resort to other parts of the world:
There are buses which ply to the resort from the airport listed above. Train options to this resort are available with trains leaving from St. Gallen-Altenrhein airport and running Mon-Sat: 7 AM–7 PM · every 60 min with a journey time of 4 hours and 13 minutes. From Basel airport too trains run Mon-Sun: 10:30 AM–5 PM · every 90 min and the journey time is 5 hours and 43 minutes. From Innsbruck airport trains also run Fri-Sat · 4 times per day and the travel time is 6 hours and 58 minutes. Trains from other airports may take a longer time to reach the resort.
While many people do use the public transport listed above they can sometimes be time consuming like some train journeys from airports not listed above may take up a long time to reach the resort. You are much better off booking an airport transfer from the airport where you land especially if you are travelling as a group. You will benefit from a shorter journey time and a direct route. You also get the added bonus of travelling in comfort, and of a guaranteed journey that is pre-booked. Airport transfers are also the most cost-effective method of getting to this beautiful ski resort.