There are 5 ways to get from Domodossola to Lugano by train, bus or car

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Train Trenitalia  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Domodossola to Locarno FART Express / ...

$31 - $58

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Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto 122-Y / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso 1 / ...

$59 - $82

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Domodossola to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano Eurocity / ...

$37 - $53

Train, line 311 bus  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Domodossola to Locarno FART Express / ...
  2. Take the line 311 bus from Locarno, Piazza Stazione to Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione 311 / ...

$35 - $62

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Domodossola to Lugano 60.3 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Domodossola to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Domodossola, Stazione and arriving at Lugano, Piazzale Besso via Milan Airport Malpensa 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Domodossola to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Domodossola and arriving at Lugano via Locarno and Giubiasco. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

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The distance between Domodossola and Lugano is 53 km. The road distance is 96.5 km.

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The best way to get from Domodossola to Lugano without a car is to train which takes 3 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from Domodossola to Lugano, including transfers.

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Domodossola to Lugano bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Domodossola, Stazione station.

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Domodossola to Lugano train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Domodossola station.

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The best way to get from Domodossola to Lugano is to train which takes 3 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 15 min.

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Domodossola to Lugano bus services, operated by Malpensa Express Bus, arrive at Lugano, Piazzale Besso station.

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Domodossola to Lugano train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Locarno FART station.

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Map of how to get from Domodossola to Lugano.
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  • Distance: 33 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 7 min

What companies run services between Domodossola, Italy and Lugano, Switzerland?

Trenitalia operates a train from Domodossola to Lugano hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $20 and the journey takes 1 h 54 min. Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) also services this route every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Domodossola to Lugano via Malpensa, aeroporto and Milan Airport Malpensa 1 in around 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Domodossola to Locarno FART
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Domodossola to Locarno FART
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Domodossola to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$11 - $25
First
$18 - $35
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$26 - $28
First
$39
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Locarno, Piazza Stazione to Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Domodossola to Malpensa Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Domodossola to Lugano is 96 km. It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to drive from Domodossola to Lugano.

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