There are 5 ways to get from Lausanne to Bellinzona by train, 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.

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Train via Zürich HB  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich HB 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bellinzona 2 / ...

$110 - $203

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 2 min

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

$70 - $118

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Bellinzona 225.1 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Geneva, fly, train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bellinzona

$129 - $290

Train, fly to Lugano  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lugano (LUG) ZRH - LUG

$163 - $385

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The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Bellinzona is to drive which costs SFr 45 - SFr 70 and takes 3 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Bellinzona is to drive which costs SFr 45 - SFr 70 and takes 3 h 47 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Bellinzona is 186 km. The road distance is 360.1 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Lausanne to Bellinzona, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Bellinzona. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Bellinzona via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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Royal Jordanian and Swiss offer flights from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Bellinzona.
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  • Distance: 116.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Bellinzona, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Lausanne to Bellinzona via Zürich HB in around 4 h 40 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $90
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
Train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lausanne to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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

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