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There are 4 ways to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Kandersteg by train, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Domodossola Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Domodossola to Kandersteg Re

SFr 27 - SFr 116

Cheapest option

Train via Gallarate  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from Milano Porta Vittoria to Gallarate S5
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Domodossola Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Domodossola to Kandersteg Re

SFr 26 - SFr 103

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 54m

  1. Drive from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Kandersteg 304.4 km

SFr 40 - SFr 60

Fly, train  •  4h 54m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Brig
  3. Take the train from Brig to Kandersteg

SFr 150 - SFr 337

Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Kandersteg by bus and train

The journey time between Milan Linate Airport (LIN) and Kandersteg is around 8h 53m and covers a distance of around 212 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 44m. Operated by Autostradale, Trenitalia Eurocity, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Kandersteg service departs from Milan Linate Airport and arrives in Kandersteg. Typically eight services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
8h 53m
Fastest journey time:
4h 44m
Journey distance:
212 km
Services per week:
8
Cheapest price:
SFr 27
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:30
Last service departs at:
20:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Kandersteg bus and train schedules

Italy → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Italy

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to arrivals from Italy
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
France: Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy, Pays de la Loire

This applies to arrivals from India, Nepal and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: India, Nepal and United Kingdom
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
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Rules to follow in Switzerland

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Italy

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kandersteg is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kandersteg is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kandersteg is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Switzerland.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Kandersteg is to train via Gallarate, which costs €23 - €95 and takes 5h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Kandersteg is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 3h 54m.

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The distance between Milan Linate Airport (LIN) and Kandersteg is 169 km. The road distance is 304.4 km.

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The best way to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Kandersteg without a car is to train which takes 4h 40m and costs €24 - €110.

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It takes approximately 4h 40m to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Kandersteg, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Kandersteg is 304 km. It takes approximately 3h 54m to drive from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Kandersteg.

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Alitalia offers flights from Milan Linate Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 149+ hotels available in Kandersteg. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Kandersteg.
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  • Distance: 169.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 40m

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

You can take a train from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Kandersteg via Milan Centrale, Milano Centrale, and Domodossola in around 4h 40m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 300
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 Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 90
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 35 - SFr 50
1st Class
SFr 65 - SFr 90
Train from Gallarate to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 75
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 27 - SFr 40
1st Class
SFr 55 - SFr 75
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Milano Centrale to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Brig
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia

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 Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 19
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 17 - SFr 19
Train from Gallarate to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 12 - SFr 14
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Domodossola to Kandersteg
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 20
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Train from Brig to Kandersteg
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 11
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Porta Vittoria to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 6
Website
Trenord
Train from Gallarate to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 9
Website
Trenord

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