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

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Recommended option

Line 439 bus  •  7 min

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

$2 - $4

4 alternative options

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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The cheapest way to get from Melide to Lugano is to line 439 bus which costs SFr 2 - SFr 4 and takes 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melide to Lugano is to line 439 bus which costs SFr 2 - SFr 4 and takes 7 min.

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The distance between Melide and Lugano is 6 km.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Melide, Stazione and arriving at Lugano, Piazza Rezzonico. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 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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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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What companies run services between Melide, Switzerland and Lugano, Switzerland?

Swiss PostAuto operates a bus from Melide to Lugano hourly. 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)
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
Hourly
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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