There are 7 ways to get from Geneva to Ticino by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Zürich HB  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano 2 / ...

$135 - $244

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Santhià, Santhià 472 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Santhià, Santhià to Lugano 470

$24 - $39

5 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 4 min

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

$97 - $171

Bus Ouibus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Milan Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Lugano Stazione

$33 - $45

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Lugano 235.6 miles

$45 - $75

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso

$48 - $250

Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) GVA - MXP

$101 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Ticino is to bus which costs SFr 23 - SFr 40 and takes 7 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Ticino is to fly which costs SFr 100 - SFr 240 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Ticino is 201 km. The road distance is 376.9 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Geneva to Ticino, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva station to Ticino. However, there are services departing from Geneva - Bus station and arriving at Lugano Stazione via Milano Lampugnano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Ticino. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Lugano via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 27 min.

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What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Ticino, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Geneva to Lugano via Zürich HB in around 5 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Lugano via Milan and Milano Lampugnano in around 6 h 44 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
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
Train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Santhià, Santhià
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Santhià, Santhià to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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