There are 6 ways to get from Lausanne to Bellinzona 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  •  4 h 40 min

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

$111 - $204

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Zurich Hernani > Saint-Sébastien > Bayonne > Bordeaux Centre > Brive-la-Gaillarde > Clermont-Ferrand > Saint-Etienne > Lyon - Gare routière Perrache > Genève - Gare routière > Lausanne > Fribourg > Berne > Zurich > Bâle Centre / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zürich to Bellinzona

$32 - $43

4 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 1 min

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

$71 - $121

Drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Bellinzona 225.1 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Geneva, fly, train  •  5 h 20 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 - $291

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

$164 - $386

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. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lausanne to Bellinzona via Zurich, Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen, and Zürich in around 6 h 52 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
50 min
When
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 2 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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lausanne to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Zürich to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
ventrebus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lausanne to Bellinzona?

The distance between Lausanne and Bellinzona is 186 km. The road distance is 360 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Bellinzona?

The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Bellinzona is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 45 and takes 6 h 52 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Lausanne to Bellinzona?

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

Is there a direct train between Lausanne and Bellinzona?

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.

How long does it take to get from Lausanne to Bellinzona?

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