There are 4 ways to get from Lugano to Verbania by train, ferry, bus 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.

Recommended option

Line 10 train, train, ferry  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 10 train from Lugano to Mendrisio 10 / ...
  2. Take the train from Mendrisio to Varese S40 / ...
  3. Take the train from Varese Fn to Laveno Mombello Fn R22
  4. Take the ferry from Laveno to Verbania,Intra

$27 - $48

Cheapest option

Line 2 bus, line 311 bus, line 3 bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 2 bus from Lugano, Piazzale Besso to Castione 2 / ...
  2. Take the line 311 bus from Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione to Locarno, Piazza Stazione 311
  3. Take the line 3 bus from Brissago to Verbania Pallanza Tribunale 3

$18 - $28

2 alternative options

Line 205 ferry  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 205 ferry from Luino to Pallanza 205 / ...

$24 - $41

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Lugano to Verbania 51.2 miles

$10 - $16

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Lugano to Verbania. However, there are services departing from Lugano, Piazzale Besso and arriving at Verbania Pallanza Tribunale via Castione, Stazione, Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione, Locarno, Stazione and Brissago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 8 min.

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The distance between Lugano and Verbania is 33 km. The road distance is 81.9 km.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Verbania without a car is to line 10 train and train and ferry which takes 3 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Lugano to Verbania, including transfers.

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Lugano to Verbania bus services, operated by Malpensa Express Bus, depart from Lugano, Piazzale Besso station.

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Lugano to Verbania bus services, operated by VCO Trasporti, arrive at Verbania Pallanza Tribunale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lugano to Verbania is 82 km. It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to drive from Lugano to Verbania.

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There are 2358+ hotels available in Verbania. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lugano to Verbania.
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  • Distance: 20.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 37 min

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

You can take a bus from Lugano to Verbania via Castione, Castione, Stazione, Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione, Locarno, Piazza Stazione, Locarno, Stazione, Brissago, Municipio, and Brissago in around 5 h 8 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 Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Mendrisio to Varese
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Varese Fn to Laveno Mombello Fn
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
trenord.it
Bus operators
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Lugano, Piazzale Besso to Castione
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione to Locarno, Piazza Stazione
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
VCO Trasporti
Phone
800 503001
Website
vcotrasporti.it
Bus from Brissago to Verbania Pallanza Tribunale
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vcotrasporti.it
Ferry operators
Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia

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