Physikalisch-Metorologisches Observatorium Davos -- World Radiation Center pmod-wrc

Local Information


The conference will be held in Davos, a famous tourist resort in the Swiss alps, at 1560 m.a.s.l. ( The nearest international airport is Zurich, located approximately 3 hours from Davos. The recommended transport between Zurich airport and Davos is by train, which runs every hour (


There are hourly train connections between Zurich Airport and Davos Davos. The train has to be changed at Zurich main station and Landquart.

From Zürich Airport - Train to Zürich main station
From Zürich Main station - Landquart (Train to Chur)
Change train in Landquart
From Landquart - Train to Davos Dorf (Davos Platz)

Ticket counters and vending machines are at the train station Zurich Airport.

For further information:

From the railway station Davos Dorf to Hotel Meierhof you can either take a taxi or one of the public buses. The public bus lines 1 direction Alberti), 2, 3, 7, 8 or 11 (direction Glaris) will take you directly to Hotel Meierhof (second stop).
Hotel Meierhof is within walking distance (5 minutes).
Time tables and Travel information:
Swiss Federal Railway (
Rhaetian Railways Rhb (
German Railways (
French Railways (
TGV Europe (
Travelling overnight (

Arrival by car:

From Zürich: - Highway A3/A13 - direction Chur
  - Exit Landquart
  - Main road to Davos

Please note: A Highway Sticker for Switzerland is required. The costs are: CHF 40.00 and the sticker is valid for one year. Stickers are available at customs offices, gas stations, post offices etc.
Last updated 11.02.14 by ms