There are 4 ways to get from Bellinzona to Stresa by train, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Bellinzona to Milano Centrale Hotelzug / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Stresa Eurocity / ...

$43 - $80

Cheapest option

Line 311 bus, line 3 bus, line 19 bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 311 bus from Bellinzona, Piazza Orico to Locarno, Piazza Stazione 311
  2. Take the line 3 bus from Brissago to Intra 3
  3. Take the line 19 bus from Verbania - Intra to Stresa - p.zza Marconi 19

$18 - $29

2 alternative options

Line 311 bus, train  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 311 bus from Bellinzona, Piazza Orico to Locarno, Piazza Stazione 311
  2. Take the train from Locarno FART to Domodossola Express / ...

$23 - $58

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Bellinzona to Stresa 48 miles

$10 - $15

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

You can take a train from Bellinzona to Stresa via Milano Centrale in around 3 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bellinzona to Stresa via Locarno, Piazza Stazione, Locarno, Stazione, Brissago, Municipio, Brissago, Intra, and Verbania - Intra in around 4 h 42 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bellinzona to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Stresa
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$11 - $22
First
$12 - $35
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Bellinzona, Piazza Orico to Locarno, Piazza Stazione
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
VCO Trasporti
Phone
800 503001
Website
vcotrasporti.it
Bus from Brissago to Intra
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vcotrasporti.it
Bus from Verbania - Intra to Stresa - p.zza Marconi
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
vcotrasporti.it

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bellinzona to Stresa?

The distance between Bellinzona and Stresa is 50 km. The road distance is 77 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bellinzona to Stresa?

The cheapest way to get from Bellinzona to Stresa is to drive which costs SFr 9 - SFr 15 and takes 1 h 18 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bellinzona to Stresa?

The quickest way to get from Bellinzona to Stresa is to drive which takes 1 h 18 min and costs SFr 9 - SFr 15.

Is there a direct train between Bellinzona and Stresa?

No, there is no direct train from Bellinzona to Stresa. However, there are services departing from Bellinzona and arriving at Stresa via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 43 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bellinzona and Stresa?

No, there is no direct bus from Bellinzona to Stresa. However, there are services departing from Bellinzona, Piazza Orico and arriving at Stresa - p.zza Marconi via Locarno, Stazione, Brissago and Verbania - Intra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 42 min.

How long does it take to get from Bellinzona to Stresa?

It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Bellinzona to Stresa, including transfers.