There are 5 ways to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Bellinzona by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 4 min

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

$40 - $75

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Bus Autolinee Ventre  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Gallen to Bellinzona

$22

3 alternative options

Bus Autolinee Gambioli  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Gallen St. Fiden, Bahnhof to Bellinzona

$23 - $36

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Sankt Gallen to Bellinzona 143 miles

$29 - $45

Train, fly  •  3 h 58 min

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

$114 - $314

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The cheapest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Bellinzona is to bus which costs SFr 21 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Bellinzona is to drive which costs SFr 28 - SFr 45 and takes 2 h 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from St. Gallen and arriving at Bellinzona. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 40 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 4 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 4 min and costs SFr 35 - SFr 70.

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Bellinzona, including transfers.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Bellinzona bus services, operated by Autolinee Ventre, depart from St. Gallen station.

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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 best way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Bellinzona is to train which takes 3 h 4 min and costs SFr 35 - SFr 70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 21 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Bellinzona.
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  • Distance: 68.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 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 4 min. Alternatively, Autolinee Ventre operates a bus from Sankt Gallen to Bellinzona twice a week. Tickets cost $22 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 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.

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Website
sbb.ch
Train from Arth-Goldau to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
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
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from St. Gallen to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
ventrebus.com
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from St. Gallen St. Fiden, Bahnhof to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it

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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 bus services, operated by Autolinee Ventre, arrive at Bellinzona station.

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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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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Lugano Airport.

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There are 1755+ hotels available in Bellinzona. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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