There are 4 ways to get from Mendrisio, Fox Town to Lugano by train, taxi, car or rideshare
Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.
Line 50 train • 19 min
$12 - $22
Rideshare • 45 min
2 alternative options
Taxi • 15 min
$100 - $130
Drive • 15 min
$2 - $4
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Mendrisio, Fox Town to Lugano is to rideshare which costs SFr 3 and takes 45 min.
The quickest way to get from Mendrisio, Fox Town to Lugano is to taxi which costs SFr 100 - SFr 130 and takes 15 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Mendrisio S. Martino and arriving at Lugano-Paradiso. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.
The distance between Mendrisio, Fox Town and Lugano is 15 km. The road distance is 20.1 km.
The best way to get from Mendrisio, Fox Town to Lugano without a car is to line 50 train which takes 19 min and costs SFr 12 - SFr 22.
The line 50 train from Mendrisio S. Martino to Lugano-Paradiso takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.
Mendrisio, Fox Town to Lugano train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Mendrisio S. Martino station.
Mendrisio, Fox Town to Lugano train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Lugano-Paradiso station.
Yes, the driving distance between Mendrisio, Fox Town to Lugano is 20 km. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Mendrisio, Fox Town to Lugano.
There are 3649+ hotels available in Lugano. Prices start at $74 USD per night.
What companies run services between Mendrisio, Fox Town, Switzerland and Lugano, Switzerland?
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Mendrisio, Fox Town to Lugano every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $12 - $22 and the journey takes 14 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 Mendrisio S. Martino to Lugano-Paradiso
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 Mendrisio to Lugano
- Ave. Duration
- 31 min
- 4 times a day
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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Mendrisio, Fox Town and Lugano. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.