There are 5 ways to get from Bettmeralp to Lugano by train, bus, cable car, car or car ferry

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, line 50 train  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the train from Brig to Gallarate Ec
  2. Take the line 50 train from Gallarate to Mendrisio 50 / ...

SFr 61 - SFr 114

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  3h 23m

  1. Drive from Bettmeralp to Verbania,Intra
  2. Take the car ferry from Verbania,Intra to Laveno
  3. Drive from Laveno to Lugano

SFr 30 - SFr 45

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Brig Central Train Station to Lainate Villoresi Rest House Neuchatel-Genua-Savona
  2. Take the bus from Lainate Villoresi Rest House to Lugano Savona-Genua-Bern / ...

SFr 57 - SFr 87

Train  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the train from Betten Talstation to Andermatt 7-Y
  2. Take the train from Göschenen to Lugano 77-Y

SFr 70 - SFr 144

Gondola, train, bus  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the gondola from Bettmeralp to Betten BAB
  2. Take the train from Betten Talstation to Ulrichen 7-Y
  3. Take the bus from Ulrichen, Bahnhof to Airolo, Stazione 111
  4. Take the bus from Airolo, Stazione to Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione 191
  5. Take the train from Bellinzona to Lugano 10 / ...

SFr 39 - SFr 73

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bettmeralp to Lugano is to drive and car ferry which costs SFr 29 - SFr 50 and takes 3h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Bettmeralp to Lugano is to drive and car ferry which costs SFr 29 - SFr 50 and takes 3h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bettmeralp to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Bettmeralp and arriving at Lugano via Betten Talstation, Brig, Gallarate and Mendrisio. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 49m.

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The distance between Bettmeralp and Lugano is 81 km.

The best way to get from Bettmeralp to Lugano without a car is to train and line 50 train which takes 4h 49m and costs SFr 60 - SFr 120.

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It takes approximately 4h 49m to get from Bettmeralp to Lugano, including transfers.

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Bettmeralp to Lugano train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Brig station.

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The best way to get from Bettmeralp to Lugano is to train and line 50 train which takes 4h 49m and costs SFr 60 - SFr 120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 55 - SFr 90 and takes 6h 4m.

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

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There are 3922+ hotels available in Lugano. Prices start at SFr 100 per night.

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Map of how to get from Bettmeralp to Lugano.
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  • Distance: 81 km
  • Duration: 4h 49m

What companies run services between Bettmeralp, Switzerland and Lugano, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Bettmeralp to Lugano via Betten BAB, Betten Talstation, Brig Bahnhofplatz, Brig, Gallarate, and Mendrisio in around 4h 49m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bettmeralp to Lugano via Betten BAB, Betten Talstation, Brig Bahnhofplatz, Brig Central Train Station, and Lainate Villoresi Rest House in around 6h 4m.

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Gallarate to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 18
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Göschenen to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bellinzona to Lugano
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 29
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Phone
+41 (0)848 642 442
Email
railcenter@mgbahn.ch
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Betten Talstation to Andermatt
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 70
Website
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
SFr 30 - SFr 40
1st Class Ticket
SFr 55 - SFr 70
Train from Betten Talstation to Ulrichen
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 35
Website
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
SFr 14 - SFr 18
1st Class Ticket
SFr 26 - SFr 31
Aletsch Riederalp Bahnen AG
Website
aletscharena.ch
Cable car from Bettmeralp to Betten BAB
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
aletscharena.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bellinzona to Lugano
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Brig Central Train Station to Lainate Villoresi Rest House
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 40
Website
ExpressBus
Bus from Lainate Villoresi Rest House to Lugano
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 35
Website
ExpressBus
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Ulrichen, Bahnhof to Airolo, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 7
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Airolo, Stazione to Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 6
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Ferry operators

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