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There are 4 ways to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Bellinzona by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Arth-Goldau 2-Y
  2. Take the train from Arth-Goldau to Bellinzona Eurocity / ...

$35 - $70

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Train, bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Chur 78-Y
  2. Take the bus from Chur, Postautostation to Bellinzona, Stazione 171

$89 - $143

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Sankt Gallen to Bellinzona 143 miles

$29 - $45

Train, fly, line 50 train  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lugano (LUG) ZRH - LUG
  3. Take the line 50 train from Lugano to Bellinzona

$119 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Bellinzona is to drive which costs SFr 29 - SFr 45 and takes 2 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Bellinzona is to drive which costs SFr 29 - SFr 45 and takes 2 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canton of St. Gallen to Bellinzona. However, there are services departing from St. Gallen and arriving at Bellinzona via Arth-Goldau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Canton of St. Gallen and Bellinzona is 110 km. The road distance is 228.9 km.

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The best way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Bellinzona without a car is to train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs SFr 35 - SFr 70.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Bellinzona, including transfers.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Bellinzona train services, operated by Südostbahn, depart from St. Gallen station.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Lugano Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Bellinzona train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Bellinzona station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canton of St. Gallen to Bellinzona is 229 km. It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to drive from Canton of St. Gallen to Bellinzona.

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  • Distance: 68.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

What companies run services between Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland and Bellinzona, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Sankt Gallen to Bellinzona via Arth-Goldau in around 3 h 42 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Train operators
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Arth-Goldau to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Chur
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Chur, Postautostation to Bellinzona, Stazione
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Lugano Airport.

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There are 1665+ hotels available in Bellinzona. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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