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

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Recommended option

Bus, ferry  •  2h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Castagnola to Menaggio Piazza Roma C12
  2. Take the ferry from Menaggio to Morbegno C19

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry, train  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Castagnola to Menaggio - Via Como 9 C12
  2. Take the ferry from Menaggio to Bellano Sr4 / ...
  3. Take the train from Bellano Tartavalle Terme to Morbegno Re8 / ...

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Monza Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Monza to Morbegno Re8

Bus  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Castagnola to Menaggio Piazza Roma C12
  2. Take the bus from Menaggio Piazza Roma to Colico C10

Drive  •  1h 21m

  1. Drive from Lugano to Morbegno 68.8 km

Lugano to Morbegno by bus, ferry, walk and train

The journey time between Lugano and Morbegno is around 2h 44m and covers a distance of around 64 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 1m. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 57m. Operated by ASF Autolinee srl, Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia and Trenord, the Lugano to Morbegno service departs from Castagnola and arrives in Morbegno. Typically 46 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 42m
Layover time:
1h 1m
Total time:
2h 44m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 57m
Journey distance:
64 km
Services per week:
46
Cheapest price:
€10
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:02
Last service departs at:
18:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lugano to Morbegno bus, ferry, walk and train schedules

Switzerland → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Switzerland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: Bangladesh, Brazil, India and Sri Lanka

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Switzerland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique, Monaco, Réunion and United Kingdom
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Martinique, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
  • COVID-19 testing required within 72 hours from entering the country
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Martinique, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra and Monaco
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals who have visited Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, United Kingdom and United States in the last 14 days
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Switzerland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Morbegno is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Morbegno is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Morbegno is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from Italy.

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Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Morbegno is to drive which costs SFr 8 - SFr 12 and takes 1h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to Morbegno is to drive which costs SFr 8 - SFr 12 and takes 1h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lugano to Morbegno. However, there are services departing from Castagnola and arriving at Morbegno via Menaggio. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lugano to Morbegno. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Morbegno via Monza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 22m.

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It is 49 km from Lugano to Morbegno. It is approximately 68.8 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Morbegno without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 2h 57m and costs SFr 11 - SFr 17.

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It takes approximately 2h 57m to get from Lugano to Morbegno, including transfers.

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Lugano to Morbegno bus services, operated by ASF Autolinee srl, depart from Castagnola station.

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Lugano to Morbegno 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 Morbegno is to bus and ferry which takes 2h 57m and costs SFr 11 - SFr 17. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 21 - SFr 29 and takes 3h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Lugano to Morbegno.
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  • Distance: 48.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 57m

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

You can take a bus from Lugano to Morbegno via Menaggio Piazza Roma and Menaggio in around 2h 57m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lugano to Morbegno via Monza in around 3h 22m.

Train operators
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Bellano Tartavalle Terme to Morbegno
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €4
Website
Trenord
Train from Monza to Morbegno
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Trenord
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Monza
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lugano to Monza
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
ASF Autolinee srl
Phone
031 247 249
Website
asfautolinee.it
Bus from Castagnola to Menaggio Piazza Roma
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Schedules at
asfautolinee.it
Bus from Menaggio to Morbegno
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Schedules at
asfautolinee.it
Bus from Castagnola to Menaggio - Via Como 9
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Schedules at
asfautolinee.it
Bus from Menaggio Piazza Roma to Colico
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Schedules at
asfautolinee.it
Ferry operators

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Lugano to Morbegno bus services, operated by ASF Autolinee srl, arrive at Morbegno station.

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Lugano to Morbegno train services, operated by Trenord, arrive at Morbegno station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lugano to Morbegno is 69 km. It takes approximately 1h 21m to drive from Lugano to Morbegno.

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