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There are 5 ways to get from Bellinzona to Milan by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 51m

  1. Take the train from Bellinzona to Milano Centrale Ec / ...

30€ - 60€

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Bus  •  2h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Bellinzona to Milan Lampugnano Station

17€ - 22€

3 alternative options

Train via Como  •  1h 56m

  1. Take the train from Bellinzona to Chiasso 10 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chiasso to Milano Centrale Re_10 / ...

26€ - 45€

Train via Como #2  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the train from Bellinzona to Chiasso 10 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chiasso to Milano Porta Garibaldi S11

26€ - 45€

Drive  •  1h 12m

  1. Drive from Bellinzona to Milan 105 km

12€ - 18€

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The cheapest way to get from Bellinzona to Milan is to drive which costs SFr 12 - SFr 19 and takes 1h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Bellinzona to Milan is to drive which costs SFr 12 - SFr 19 and takes 1h 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bellinzona and arriving at Milano Centrale. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 51m.

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The distance between Bellinzona and Milan is 82 km. The road distance is 105 km.

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The best way to get from Bellinzona to Milan without a car is to train which takes 1h 51m and costs SFr 35 - SFr 65.

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The train from Bellinzona to Milano Centrale takes 1h 51m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Bellinzona to Milan train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Bellinzona station.

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The best way to get from Bellinzona to Milan is to train which takes 1h 51m and costs SFr 35 - SFr 65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 17 - SFr 24 and takes 2h 33m.

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Bellinzona to Milan train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Milano Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bellinzona to Milan is 105 km. It takes approximately 1h 12m to drive from Bellinzona to Milan.

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  • Distance: 82.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 51m

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Bellinzona to Milano Centrale every 4 hours. Tickets cost 30€ - 60€ and the journey takes 1h 51m. Deutsche Bahn Eurocity also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Bellinzona to Milan Lampugnano Station 4 times a week. Tickets cost 14€ - 21€ and the journey takes 2h 15m.

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.

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Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bellinzona to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bellinzona to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
22€ - 40€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

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Website
bahn.com
Train from Bellinzona to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bellinzona to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Chiasso to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Trenord
Train from Chiasso to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Trenord
Bus operators
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€ - 21€
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eurolines.ch

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