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There are 4 ways to get from Ascona to Milan by train, bus, ferry or car

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Train  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the train from Giubiasco to Milano Centrale Hotelzug / ...

$40 - $73

Cheapest option

Line 3 bus, ferry, train  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the line 3 bus from Brissago to Intra 3
  2. Take the ferry from Verbania,Intra to Laveno
  3. Take the train from Laveno Mombello Fn to Milano Cadorna R22

$18 - $41

2 alternative options

Line 311 bus, bus  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the line 311 bus from Locarno, Via della Pace to Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione 311
  2. Take the bus from Bellinzona to Milan Lampugnano Station

$27 - $38

Drive  •  1h 25m

  1. Drive from Ascona to Milan 73.7 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Ascona to Milan is to drive which costs SFr 17 - SFr 26 and takes 1h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Ascona to Milan is to drive which costs SFr 17 - SFr 26 and takes 1h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ascona to Milan. However, there are services departing from Ascona, Posta and arriving at conciliazione m1 via Locarno, Via della Pace, Bellinzona and lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 17m.

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The distance between Ascona and Milan is 83 km. The road distance is 118 km.

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The best way to get from Ascona to Milan without a car is to train which takes 3h 24m and costs SFr 40 - SFr 75.

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It takes approximately 3h 24m to get from Ascona to Milan, including transfers.

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Ascona to Milan bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Locarno, Via della Pace station.

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The best way to get from Ascona to Milan is to train which takes 3h 24m and costs SFr 40 - SFr 75. Alternatively, you can line 311 bus and bus, which costs SFr 26 - SFr 40 and takes 5h 17m.

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Ascona to Milan bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Milan Lampugnano Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ascona to Milan is 118 km. It takes approximately 1h 25m to drive from Ascona to Milan.

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Map of how to get from Ascona to Milan.
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  • Distance: 52.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 24m

What companies run services between Ascona, Switzerland and Milan, Italy?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Ascona to Milan hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $45 and the journey takes 1h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ascona to Milan via Locarno, Via della Pace, Bellinzona, Milan Lampugnano Station, and lampugnano m1 in around 5h 17m.

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.

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Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Giubiasco to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
VCO Trasporti
Phone
800 503001
Website
vcotrasporti.it
Bus from Brissago to Intra
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vcotrasporti.it
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Locarno, Via della Pace to Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Bellinzona to Milan Lampugnano Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
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eurolines.ch
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