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

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Line 439 bus  •  7 min

  1. Take the line 439 bus from Melide, Stazione to Lugano, Piazza Rezzonico 439 / ...

$2 - $4

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Line 50 train  •  9 min

  1. Take the line 50 train from Melide to Lugano 50 / ...

$9 - $18

Ferry  •  30 min

  1. Take the ferry from Melide Swissminiatur to Lugano Centrale 11-Y / ...

$16 - $22

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melide to Lugano 4.8 miles

$45 - $60

Walk  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Walk from Melide to Lugano 4.8 miles

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Melide, Stazione and arriving at Lugano, Piazza Rezzonico. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Melide Swissminiatur and arriving at Lugano Centrale. 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 Melide and arriving at Lugano. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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The distance between Melide and Lugano is 6 km.

The best way to get from Melide to Lugano without a car is to line 439 bus which takes 7 min and costs .

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The line 439 bus from Melide, Stazione to Lugano, Piazza Rezzonico takes 7 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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

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The best way to get from Melide to Lugano is to line 439 bus which takes 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 50 train, which costs and takes 9 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Melide to Lugano.
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  • Distance: 3.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 min

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

Swiss PostAuto operates a bus from Melide to Lugano every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 7 min. Alternatively, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Melide to Lugano every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $18 and the journey takes 9 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 Melide to Lugano
Ave. Duration
9 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 Melide, Stazione to Lugano, Piazza Rezzonico
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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 Melide Swissminiatur to Lugano Centrale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
Lago di Lugano Ferry
Other operators
Taxi from Melide to Lugano
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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Melide to Lugano train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Lugano station.

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