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

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

Line 10 train  •  6 min

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

$10 - $18

Cheapest option

Line 439 bus  •  12 min

  1. Take the line 439 bus from Lugano, S. Antonio to Melide, Stazione 439 / ...

$2 - $5

3 alternative options

Ferry  •  30 min

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

$17 - $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

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 $10 - $18 and the journey takes 6 min. Alternatively, Swiss PostAuto operates a bus from Lugano to Melide hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 12 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Melide
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
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
$17 - $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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lugano to Melide?

The distance between Lugano and Melide is 6 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lugano to Melide?

The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Melide is to line 439 bus which costs SFr 2 - SFr 4 and takes 12 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Lugano to Melide?

The quickest way to get from Lugano to Melide is to line 10 train which takes 6 min and costs SFr 9 - SFr 18.

Is there a direct train between Lugano and Melide?

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.

Is there a direct bus between Lugano and Melide?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lugano, S. Antonio and arriving at Melide, Stazione. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

Is there a direct ferry between Lugano and Melide?

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.

How long does it take to get from Lugano to Melide?

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