Need a hotel room in Capo di Ponte?

Book now

There are 3 ways to get from Biel (Station) to Capo di Ponte 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  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Brig to Brescia Ec
  2. Take the train from Brescia to Capo Di Ponte Re3

€90 - €166

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  9h 2m

  1. Take the train from Brig to Domodossola Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Domodossola to Milano P.Garibaldi Re
  3. Take the bus from Sesto San Giovanni, Piazza Primo Maggio to Capo di Ponte Bs1

€40 - €96

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3h 55m

  1. Drive from Biel (Station) to Capo di Ponte 324.2 km

€40 - €60

Biel (Station) to Capo di Ponte by train

The train journey time between Biel (Station) and Capo di Ponte is around 6h 8m and covers a distance of around 351 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 8m. Operated by Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and Trenord, the Biel (Station) to Capo di Ponte train service departs from Biel and arrives in Capo Di Ponte. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 8m
Fastest train time:
6h 8m
Train distance:
351 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€90
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:34
Last train departs at:
08:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Biel (Station) to Capo di Ponte train schedules

Switzerland → Italy
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

International entry into Italy from Switzerland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Show more details
Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

Show less

Conditions of entry into Italy from Switzerland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
Show more details
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Japan and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican

Show less

Rules to follow in Italy

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Switzerland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Switzerland.

Explore options for future travel

Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in Capo di Ponte is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Capo di Ponte is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Capo di Ponte is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from Italy.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 27 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Biel (Station) to Capo di Ponte is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 65 and takes 3h 55m.

More details

The fastest way to get from Biel (Station) to Capo di Ponte is to drive. Taking this option will cost SFr 40 - SFr 65 and takes 3h 55m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Biel (Station) to Capo di Ponte. However, there are services departing from Biel and arriving at Capo Di Ponte via Brig and Brescia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 41m.

More details

The distance between Biel (Station) and Capo di Ponte is 170 km. The road distance is 324.2 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Biel (Station) to Capo di Ponte without a car is to train which takes 7h 41m and costs SFr 95 - SFr 190.

More details

It takes approximately 7h 41m to get from Biel (Station) to Capo di Ponte, including transfers.

More details

Biel (Station) to Capo di Ponte train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Brig station.

More details

Biel (Station) to Capo di Ponte train services, operated by Trenord, arrive at Capo Di Ponte station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Biel (Station) to Capo di Ponte is 324 km. It takes approximately 3h 55m to drive from Biel (Station) to Capo di Ponte.

Get driving directions

There are 57+ hotels available in Capo di Ponte. Prices start at €75 per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Biel (Station) to Capo di Ponte.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 170.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 41m

What companies run services between Biel (Station), Canton du Valais, Switzerland and Capo di Ponte, Italy?

You can take a train from Biel (Station) to Capo di Ponte via Brig Bahnhofplatz, Brig, and Brescia in around 7h 41m.

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 Brescia
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Brig to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Brescia to Capo Di Ponte
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
Trenord
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Brig to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Domodossola to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Bus operators
Bergamo Trasporti
Phone
800 13 93 92
Website
bergamotrasporti.it
Bus from Sesto San Giovanni, Piazza Primo Maggio to Capo di Ponte
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Schedules at
bergamotrasporti.it

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.