There are 3 ways to get from Bellinzona to Stresa by bus, ferry, train 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

Line 311 bus, ferry  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 311 bus from Bellinzona, Piazza Orico to Locarno, Piazza Stazione 311
  2. Take the ferry from Locarno to Stresa 205 / ...

$23 - $32

2 alternative options

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 / ...

$55 - $91

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Bellinzona to Stresa 48 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bellinzona to Stresa is to drive which costs SFr 10 - SFr 15 and takes 1 h 18 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Bellinzona to Stresa is to drive which costs SFr 10 - SFr 15 and takes 1 h 18 min.

More details

The distance between Bellinzona and Stresa is 50 km. The road distance is 76.8 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Bellinzona to Stresa, including transfers.

More details

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.

More details

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.

Train operators
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
Ferry operators

Want to know more about travelling around Italy

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.