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There are 3 ways to get from Como to Gordola by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Gordola

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Bus, line 311 bus

  1. Take the bus from Como to Bellinzona
  2. Take the line 311 bus from Bellinzona, Viale Portone to Gordola, Gnesa

Drive

  1. Drive from Como to Gordola
Italy → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Italy

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Italy
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Faroe Islands, Israel, Monaco, Morocco, North Macedonia, Panama, San Marino, Turkey, Ukraine and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Switzerland

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Italy

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Italy.

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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
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gordola is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gordola is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Gordola is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

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

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Last updated: 15 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Como to Gordola is to drive which costs €7 - €11 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Como to Gordola is to drive which costs €7 - €11 and takes 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Como to Gordola. However, there are services departing from Como and arriving at Gordola, Gnesa via Bellinzona, Viale Portone. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Como S. Giovanni and arriving at Gordola. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 2m.

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The distance between Como and Gordola is 45 km. The road distance is 64.6 km.

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The best way to get from Como to Gordola without a car is to train which takes 1h 2m and costs €23 - €45.

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The train from Como S. Giovanni to Gordola takes 1h 2m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Como to Gordola bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, depart from Como station.

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Como to Gordola train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Como S. Giovanni station.

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The best way to get from Como to Gordola is to train which takes 1h 2m and costs €23 - €45. Alternatively, you can bus and line 311 bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 1h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Como to Gordola.
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  • Distance: 44.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 2m

What companies run services between Como, Italy and Gordola, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Como S. Giovanni to Gordola hourly. Tickets cost SFr 24 - SFr 45 and the journey takes 1h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Como to Gordola via Bellinzona and Bellinzona, Viale Portone in around 1h 39m.

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 Como S. Giovanni to Gordola
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Como to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Bellinzona, Viale Portone to Gordola, Gnesa
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 4
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB

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Como to Gordola bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Gordola, Gnesa station.

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Como to Gordola train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Gordola station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Como to Gordola is 65 km. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Como to Gordola.

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There are 196+ hotels available in Gordola. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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