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There are 9 ways to get from Geneva to Mendrisio by train, bus, night train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Gallarate Eurocity / ...

$88 - $149

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Milan, Milan 472 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Mendrisio 414

$15 - $36

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Train via Domodossola  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Domodossola Ec
  2. Take the train from Domodossola to Locarno FART 1-Y / ...
  3. Take the train from Giubiasco to Mendrisio 10

$102 - $179

Night train, train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the night train from Geneve to Rho Fiera Milano Ec
  2. Take the train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Chiasso S 83153 (379) / ...

$68 - $100

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Mendrisio 224.1 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Geneva to Milan Linate, train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso

$58 - $267

Fly Geneva to Zurich, train  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano

$129 - $286

Fly Geneva to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) GVA - MXP

$100 - $238

Train to Zurich, fly to Lugano  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lugano (LUG) ZRH - LUG

$175 - $405

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Mendrisio is to bus which costs SFr 14 - SFr 40 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Mendrisio is to drive which costs SFr 45 - SFr 70 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Mendrisio. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Mendrisio via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Mendrisio. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Mendrisio via Gallarate and Varese. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 42 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Mendrisio is 222 km. The road distance is 358.5 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Mendrisio without a car is to train which takes 4 h 42 min and costs SFr 85 - SFr 150.

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Geneva to Mendrisio, including transfers.

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Geneva to Mendrisio bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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Geneva to Mendrisio train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Geneve station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Mendrisio is to train which takes 4 h 42 min and costs SFr 85 - SFr 150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 14 - SFr 40 and takes 7 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs SFr 100 - SFr 240 and takes 5 h 2 min.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Mendrisio.
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  • Distance: 139 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Mendrisio, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Geneva to Mendrisio twice daily. Tickets cost $80 - $140 and the journey takes 3 h 21 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Mendrisio via Milan, Milan in around 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Domodossola to Locarno FART
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Giubiasco to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Night train from Geneve to Rho Fiera Milano
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Domodossola to Locarno FART
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$6 - $17
First
$9 - $21
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Milan
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Milan Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Geneva to Mendrisio bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Mendrisio station.

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Geneva to Mendrisio train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Gallarate station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Mendrisio is 359 km. It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to drive from Geneva to Mendrisio.

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Alitalia offers flights from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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Book your Geneva to Mendrisio bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 2492+ hotels available in Mendrisio. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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