There are 5 ways to get from Lugano to Melide by train, ferry, bus, taxi or foot

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Line 10 train  •  6 min

  1. Take the line 10 train from Lugano to Melide 10 / ...

$9 - $18

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Line 431 bus  •  39 min

  1. Take the line 431 bus from Lugano, Piazza Rezzonico to Melide, Stazione 431 / ...

$7 - $12

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Ferry  •  30 min

  1. Take the ferry from Lugano Centrale to Melide Swissminiatur 22-Y / ...

$16 - $22

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lugano to Melide 5 miles

$45 - $60

Walk  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Walk from Lugano to Melide 4.8 miles

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lugano, Piazza Rezzonico and arriving at Melide, Stazione. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Lugano Centrale and arriving at Melide Swissminiatur. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lugano and arriving at Melide. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 min.

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The distance between Lugano and Melide is 6 km.

The best way to get from Lugano to Melide without a car is to line 10 train which takes 6 min and costs .

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The line 10 train from Lugano to Melide takes 6 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Lugano to Melide bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Lugano, Piazza Rezzonico station.

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Lugano to Melide 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 Melide is to line 10 train which takes 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 431 bus, which costs and takes 39 min.

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Lugano to Melide bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Melide, Stazione station.

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Map of how to get from Lugano to Melide.
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  • Distance: 3.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lugano to Melide every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $18 and the journey takes 6 min. Alternatively, Swiss PostAuto operates a bus from Lugano to Melide hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 39 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 Melide
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Lugano, Piazza Rezzonico to Melide, Stazione
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Ferry operators
Lago di Lugano Ferry
Phone
+41 91 222 11 11
Email
info@lakelugano.ch
Website
lakelugano.ch
Ferry from Lugano Centrale to Melide Swissminiatur
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
Lago di Lugano Ferry
Other operators
Taxi from Lugano to Melide
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Taxi Michel
Phone
+41 91 967 24 24
Grand Taxi Lugano
Phone
+41 79 102 69 30

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

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