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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 7 min

  1. 12-Y / ...

$24 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. 414

$3 - $8

1 alternative option

Drive  •  43 min

  1. 37.3 miles

$7 - $12

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Como to Bellinzona every 2 hours. Tickets cost $24 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Como to Bellinzona once daily. Tickets cost $3 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Autolinee Gambioli also services this route once a week.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Como to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Como to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Como and Bellinzona is 43 km. The road distance is 60 km.

The cheapest way to get from Como to Bellinzona is to bus which costs 3€ - 7€ and takes 1 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Como to Bellinzona is to drive which takes 43 min and costs 6€ - 10€.

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.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Como and arriving at Bellinzona. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

The train from Como S. Giovanni to Bellinzona takes 1 h 7 min including transfers and departs hourly.