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There are 9 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Tronzano Lago Maggiore by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bellinzona Ec

€65 - €96

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Zurich Bus Station 476 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai to Bellinzona Station

€42 - €60

7 alternative options

Train via Konstanz  •  13h 5m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Sued to Konstanz
  2. Take the train from Konstanz to Zug
  3. Take the train from Zug to Cadenazzo

Drive  •  5h 40m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Tronzano Lago Maggiore 587.9 km

€60 - €95

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  6h 19m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) FRA - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Pino-Tronzano

€57 - €177

Fly to Zurich, train  •  6h 42m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano

€125 - €278

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  8h 23m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Milan Linate (LIN) FRA - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Cadenazzo

€91 - €278

Fly to Basel, train  •  8h 16m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lugano

€92 - €238

Fly to Milan Bergamo, train  •  8h 10m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) FRA - BGY
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Cadenazzo

€53 - €193

Frankfurt am Main to Tronzano Lago Maggiore by train

The train journey time between Frankfurt am Main and Tronzano Lago Maggiore is around 6h 27m and covers a distance of around 586 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 27m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and Südostbahn, the Frankfurt am Main to Tronzano Lago Maggiore train service departs from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arrives in Pino-Tronzano. Typically four trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 27m
Fastest train time:
6h 27m
Train distance:
586 km
Trains per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€65
Carbon emissions:
30 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:01
Last train departs at:
08:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frankfurt am Main to Tronzano Lago Maggiore train schedules

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This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Japan and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican

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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
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tronzano Lago Maggiore is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tronzano Lago Maggiore is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Tronzano Lago Maggiore is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

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

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Last updated: 27 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Tronzano Lago Maggiore is to bus which costs €40 - €65 and takes 12h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Tronzano Lago Maggiore is to drive which costs €60 - €95 and takes 5h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Tronzano Lago Maggiore. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Pino-Tronzano via Bellinzona and Cadenazzo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 26m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Tronzano Lago Maggiore is 448 km. The road distance is 587.9 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Tronzano Lago Maggiore without a car is to train which takes 7h 26m and costs €60 - €100.

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It takes approximately 7h 26m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Tronzano Lago Maggiore, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Tronzano Lago Maggiore train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Tronzano Lago Maggiore is to train which takes 7h 26m and costs €60 - €100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €65 and takes 12h 19m.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Frankfurt am Main to Tronzano Lago Maggiore train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Bellinzona station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Tronzano Lago Maggiore.
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  • Distance: 447.7 km
  • Duration: 7h 26m

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Tronzano Lago Maggiore, Italy?

Deutsche Bahn Eurocity operates a train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bellinzona twice daily. Tickets cost €50 - €70 and the journey takes 5h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Tronzano Lago Maggiore via Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai, Bellinzona Station, Bellinzona, Cadenazzo, and Cadenazzo, Stazione in around 12h 19m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €330
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €330
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €330
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €220
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €220
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €210
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€14 - €100
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Sued to Konstanz
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
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 Konstanz to Zug
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Gallarate to Pino-Tronzano
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Cadenazzo
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Zug to Cadenazzo
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt central train station to Zurich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22 - €27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai to Bellinzona Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Tronzano Lago Maggiore is 588 km. It takes approximately 5h 40m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Tronzano Lago Maggiore.

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Luxair and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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There are 247+ hotels available in Tronzano Lago Maggiore. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to line 35880 train which takes 15 min and costs €3 - €5.

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