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There are 4 ways to get from Lugano to Bellinzona by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from Lugano Sud to Bellinzona

$4

3 alternative options

Line 50 train  •  31 min

  1. Take the line 50 train from Lugano to Bellinzona 50 / ...

$16 - $29

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lugano to Bellinzona 18.1 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Lugano to Bellinzona 18.1 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Bellinzona is to bus which costs SFr 4 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to Bellinzona is to taxi which costs SFr 150 - SFr 180 and takes 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lugano Sud and arriving at Bellinzona. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lugano and arriving at Bellinzona. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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The distance between Lugano and Bellinzona is 21 km. The road distance is 29 km.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Bellinzona without a car is to bus which takes 30 min and costs SFr 4.

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The bus from Lugano Sud to Bellinzona takes 30 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Lugano to Bellinzona bus services, operated by Autolinee Ventre, depart from Lugano Sud station.

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Lugano to Bellinzona train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lugano station.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Bellinzona is to bus which takes 30 min and costs SFr 4. Alternatively, you can line 50 train, which costs SFr 16 - SFr 29 and takes 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Lugano to Bellinzona.
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  • Distance: 13 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

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

Autolinee Ventre operates a bus from Lugano to Bellinzona 3 times a week. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 30 min. Alternatively, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lugano to Bellinzona every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $16 - $29 and the journey takes 31 min.

Train operators
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 Lugano to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Lugano Sud to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ventrebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Lugano to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Taxi Michel
Phone
+41 91 967 24 24
Grand Taxi Lugano
Phone
+41 79 102 69 30

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Lugano to Bellinzona bus services, operated by Autolinee Ventre, arrive at Bellinzona station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lugano to Bellinzona is 29 km. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Lugano to Bellinzona.

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There are 1661+ hotels available in Bellinzona. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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