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

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Line 50 train, train  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the line 50 train from Mendrisio to Gallarate 50 / ...
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Domodossola Reg / ...

24€ - 63€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Lugano to Milan Malpensa Airport, Milan 474
  2. Take the bus from Malpensa Airport T1 to Domodossola 11

13€ - 22€

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the train from Locarno FART to Domodossola 2-Y / ...

28€ - 53€

Line 311 bus, train  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the line 311 bus from Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione to Locarno, Piazza Stazione 311 / ...
  2. Take the train from Locarno FART to Domodossola 2-Y / ...

39€ - 71€

Drive  •  1h 32m

  1. Drive from Lugano to Domodossola 60.5 miles

12€ - 19€

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The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Domodossola is to drive which costs SFr 14 - SFr 21 and takes 1h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to Domodossola is to drive which costs SFr 14 - SFr 21 and takes 1h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lugano to Domodossola. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Domodossola via Malpensa Airport T1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lugano to Domodossola. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Domodossola via Mendrisio and Gallarate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 47m.

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The distance between Lugano and Domodossola is 53 km. The road distance is 96.9 km.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Domodossola without a car is to line 50 train and train which takes 3h 47m and costs SFr 27 - SFr 75.

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It takes approximately 3h 47m to get from Lugano to Domodossola, including transfers.

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Lugano to Domodossola bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lugano station.

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

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The best way to get from Lugano to Domodossola is to line 50 train and train which takes 3h 47m and costs SFr 27 - SFr 75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 15 - SFr 26 and takes 3h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Lugano to Domodossola.
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  • Distance: 33 miles
  • Duration: 3h 47m

What companies run services between Lugano, Switzerland and Domodossola, Italy?

You can take a train from Lugano to Domodossola via Mendrisio and Gallarate in around 3h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lugano to Domodossola via Milan Malpensa Airport, Milan and Malpensa Airport T1 in around 3h 56m.

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.

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Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Mendrisio to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 16€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Locarno FART to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 21€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Gallarate to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 13€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
10€ - 13€
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Gallarate to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
trenitalia.com
Bus operators
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 Lugano to Milan Malpensa Airport, Milan
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Malpensa Airport T1 to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 15€
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Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Bus from Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione to Locarno, Piazza Stazione
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Swiss PostAuto

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Lugano to Domodossola bus services, operated by Autoservizi Comazzi srl, arrive at Domodossola station.

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Lugano to Domodossola train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Domodossola station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lugano to Domodossola is 97 km. It takes approximately 1h 32m to drive from Lugano to Domodossola.

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There are 308+ hotels available in Domodossola. Prices start at 50€ per night.

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