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There are 5 ways to get from Innsbruck to Bellinzona by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Sargans Rj / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chur, Postautostation to Bellinzona, Stazione 171

$91 - $161

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Bus  •  8h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Milan, Milan 455 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lainate - Villoresi to Bellinzona Via Henri Guisan

$72 - $104

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Train  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zürich HB Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bellinzona Eurocity / ...

$104 - $180

Drive  •  4h 4m

  1. Drive from Innsbruck to Bellinzona 214.2 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lugano (LUG) ZRH - LUG

$154 - $366

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The cheapest way to get from Innsbruck to Bellinzona is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 4h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Innsbruck to Bellinzona is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 4h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Innsbruck to Bellinzona. However, there are services departing from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße and arriving at Bellinzona Via Henri Guisan via Milan - AUTOSTAZIONE MM Lampugnano and Lainate - Villoresi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Innsbruck to Bellinzona. However, there are services departing from Innsbruck Hbf and arriving at Bellinzona via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 29m.

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The distance between Innsbruck and Bellinzona is 217 km. The road distance is 342.7 km.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Bellinzona without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 3m and costs 75€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 6h 3m to get from Innsbruck to Bellinzona, including transfers.

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Innsbruck to Bellinzona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße station.

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Innsbruck to Bellinzona train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Innsbruck Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Bellinzona is to train which takes 6h 29m and costs 90€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 8h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Innsbruck to Bellinzona.
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  • Distance: 135.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 3m

What companies run services between Innsbruck, Austria and Bellinzona, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Innsbruck to Bellinzona via Zürich HB in around 6h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Innsbruck to Bellinzona via Milan, Milan, Milan - AUTOSTAZIONE MM Lampugnano, Lainate - Ing. Autostrada V.Lepetit, and Lainate - Villoresi in around 8h 31m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Sargans
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.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 Zürich HB to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Chur, Postautostation to Bellinzona, Stazione
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Lainate - Villoresi to Bellinzona Via Henri Guisan
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Lugano Airport is the direct flight which takes 40m.

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Innsbruck to Bellinzona bus services, operated by Domo Reisen, arrive at Bellinzona Via Henri Guisan station.

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Innsbruck to Bellinzona train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Bellinzona station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Innsbruck to Bellinzona is 343 km. It takes approximately 4h 4m to drive from Innsbruck to Bellinzona.

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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Lugano Airport.

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There are 1803+ hotels available in Bellinzona. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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