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

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Train via Gallarate  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the train from Kandersteg to Domodossola 300 / ...
  2. Take the train from Domodossola to Gallarate Re_4 / ...

SFr 72 - SFr 117

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Drive, car ferry  •  4h 3m

  1. Drive from Goppenstein to Verbania,Intra
  2. Take the car ferry from Verbania,Intra to Laveno

SFr 42 - SFr 62

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Train  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the train from Kandersteg to Domodossola 300 / ...
  2. Take the train from Domodossola to Locarno Fart 181 / ...

SFr 82 - SFr 136

Train, bus  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Kandersteg to Domodossola 300 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola - Stazione Ferroviaria to Aeroporto Malpensa - Terminal 1 003 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Milan Malpensa Airport P2 Terminal 1 to Lugano Piazzale Besso

Drive  •  3h 20m

  1. Drive from Kandersteg to Lugano 269.7 km

SFr 35 - SFr 55

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The cheapest way to get from Kandersteg to Lugano is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 3h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Kandersteg to Lugano is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 3h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kandersteg to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Kandersteg and arriving at Lugano via Domodossola, Gallarate and Mendrisio. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 35m.

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The distance between Kandersteg and Lugano is 113 km. The road distance is 269.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kandersteg to Lugano without a car is to train via Gallarate which takes 4h 35m and costs SFr 70 - SFr 120.

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It takes approximately 4h 35m to get from Kandersteg to Lugano, including transfers.

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Kandersteg to Lugano train services, operated by BLS AG, depart from Kandersteg station.

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Kandersteg to Lugano train services, operated by Trenord, arrive at Gallarate station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kandersteg to Lugano is 270 km. It takes approximately 3h 20m to drive from Kandersteg to Lugano.

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There are 4512+ hotels available in Lugano. Prices start at SFr 77 per night.

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Map of how to get from Kandersteg to Lugano.
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  • Distance: 112.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 35m

What companies run services between Kandersteg, Switzerland and Lugano, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Kandersteg to Lugano via Domodossola, Gallarate, and Mendrisio in around 4h 35m.

Train operators
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Kandersteg to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Bls
Website
bls.ch
Train from Kandersteg to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
bls.ch
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 Gallarate
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 12 - SFr 14
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 Domodossola to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Domodossola to Locarno FART
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Fart
Train from Domodossola to Locarno Fart
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Bus operators
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Domodossola - Stazione Ferroviaria to Aeroporto Malpensa - Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 10
Website
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 11
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Giosy Tours
Website
giosytours.ch
Bus from Milan Malpensa Airport P2 Terminal 1 to Lugano Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
giosytours.ch
Ferry operators

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