There are 4 ways to get from Lugano to Mendrisio by train, rideshare, taxi or car
Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.
Line 10 train • 16 min
$12 - $23
Rideshare • 31 min
2 alternative options
Taxi • 18 min
$110 - $140
Drive • 18 min
$2 - $5
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Mendrisio is to rideshare which costs SFr 3 and takes 31 min.
The quickest way to get from Lugano to Mendrisio is to line 10 train which costs SFr 12 - SFr 23 and takes 16 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lugano and arriving at Mendrisio S. Martino. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.
The distance between Lugano and Mendrisio is 16 km. The road distance is 21.6 km.
The best way to get from Lugano to Mendrisio without a car is to line 10 train which takes 16 min and costs SFr 12 - SFr 23.
The line 10 train from Lugano to Mendrisio S. Martino takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.
Lugano to Mendrisio train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lugano station.
Lugano to Mendrisio train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Mendrisio S. Martino station.
Yes, the driving distance between Lugano to Mendrisio is 22 km. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Lugano to Mendrisio.
There are 2736+ hotels available in Mendrisio. Prices start at $67 USD per night.
What companies run services between Lugano, Switzerland and Mendrisio, Switzerland?
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lugano to Mendrisio every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $12 - $23 and the journey takes 16 min.
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.
Train from Lugano to Mendrisio S. Martino
A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.
Rideshare from Lugano to Mendrisio
- Ave. Duration
- 31 min
- Twice daily
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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lugano and Mendrisio. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.