There are 3 ways to get from Como to Bellinzona by bus, train or car
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Bus • 44 min
$3 - $5
2 alternative options
Train • 1 h 7 min
$24 - $45
Drive • 43 min
$7 - $12
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Como to Bellinzona is to bus which costs 2€ - 4€ and takes 44 min.
The quickest way to get from Como to Bellinzona is to drive which costs 6€ - 10€ and takes 43 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Grandate - Stazione and arriving at Bellinzona - Banca dello Stato. Services depart three times a week, and operate Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 44 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Como S. Giovanni and arriving at Bellinzona. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 7 min.
The distance between Como and Bellinzona is 43 km. The road distance is 59.7 km.
The best way to get from Como to Bellinzona without a car is to bus which takes 44 min and costs 2€ - 4€.
The bus from Grandate - Stazione to Bellinzona - Banca dello Stato takes 44 min including transfers and departs three times a week.
Como to Bellinzona bus services, operated by Gruppo Di Maio, depart from Grandate - Stazione station.
Como to Bellinzona train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Como S. Giovanni station.
The best way to get from Como to Bellinzona is to bus which takes 44 min and costs 2€ - 4€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 1 h 7 min.
What companies run services between Como, Italy and Bellinzona, Switzerland?
Gruppo Di Maio operates a bus from Como to Bellinzona 3 times a week. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 44 min. Alternatively, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Como to Bellinzona hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route every 4 hours.
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.
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Bellinzona
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.
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Bellinzona
- Ave. Duration
- 55 min
- Every 4 hours
- Estimated price
- $23 - $40
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More Questions & Answers
Como to Bellinzona bus services, operated by Gruppo Di Maio, arrive at Bellinzona - Banca dello Stato station.
Como to Bellinzona train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Bellinzona station.
Yes, the driving distance between Como to Bellinzona is 60 km. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Como to Bellinzona.
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