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There are 5 ways to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Ascona by bus, train, ferry, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus, train, line 20 train, line 1 bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan Linate Airport to Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona
  3. Take the line 20 train from Bellinzona to Locarno 20 / ...
  4. Take the line 1 bus from Locarno, Piazza Stazione to Ascona, Posta 1 / ...

$53 - $70

Cheapest option

Train, ferry, line 3 bus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Bovisa Fnm to Laveno Mombello Fn R22
  2. Take the ferry from Laveno to Verbania,Intra
  3. Take the line 3 bus from Intra to Brissago 3

$20 - $45

3 alternative options

Line 73 bus, bus, line 311 bus, line 1 bus  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 73 bus from aeroporto di linate to missori m3 73
  2. Take the bus from missori m3 to lampugnano m1 Nm1
  3. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Bellinzona Via Henri Guisan Union Hotel
  4. Take the line 311 bus from Bellinzona, Via Pellandini to Locarno, Via della Pace 311
  5. Take the line 1 bus from Locarno, Via della Pace to Ascona, Posta 1 / ...

$35 - $51

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Ascona 78.6 miles

$18 - $28

Towncar  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take a town car from Milan Linate Airport to Ascona 78.6 miles

$35 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Ascona is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Ascona is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 1 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Ascona. However, there are services departing from aeroporto di linate and arriving at Ascona, Posta via missori m3, Milano Lampugnano, Bellinzona, Via Pellandini and Locarno, Via della Pace. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 37 min.

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The distance between Milan Linate Airport (LIN) and Ascona is 87 km. The road distance is 125.8 km.

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The best way to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Ascona without a car is to bus and train and line 20 train and line 1 bus which takes 4 h 5 min and costs 45€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Ascona, including transfers.

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Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Ascona bus services, operated by Milan Metro, depart from aeroporto di linate station.

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Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Ascona bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Ascona, Posta station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Ascona is 126 km. It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to drive from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Ascona.

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There are 1616+ hotels available in Ascona. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Ascona.
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  • Distance: 54.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

What companies run services between Milan Linate Airport (LIN), Italy and Ascona, Switzerland?

You can take a bus from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Ascona via missori m3, lampugnano m1, Milano Lampugnano, Bellinzona Via Henri Guisan Union Hotel, Bellinzona, Via Pellandini, and Locarno, Via della Pace in around 5 h 37 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $37
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$35 - $37
First
$56
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 Bellinzona to Locarno
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milan Linate Airport to Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
autostradale.it
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Locarno, Piazza Stazione to Ascona, Posta
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Bellinzona, Via Pellandini to Locarno, Via della Pace
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Locarno, Via della Pace to Ascona, Posta
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Milan Metro
Website
atm-mi.it
Bus from aeroporto di linate to missori m3
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
atm-mi.it
Bus from missori m3 to lampugnano m1
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
atm-mi.it
VCO Trasporti
Phone
800 503001
Website
vcotrasporti.it
Bus from Intra to Brissago
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vcotrasporti.it
Ferry operators
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Milan Linate Airport to Ascona
Estimated price
$35 - $140

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