There are 6 ways to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Ascona by train, ferry, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, ferry  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto to Luino S 83400 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Luino to Ascona Al 220 / ...

$13 - $32

5 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T1 to Cadenazzo 30 / ...

$48 - $88

Bus  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Castione 2 / ...

$50 - $74

Bus, line 3 bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Malpensa Airport T1 to Gravellona Toce
  2. Take the line 3 bus from Intra to Brissago 3

$14 - $30

Train, line 30 train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto to Luino S 83400 / ...
  2. Take the line 30 train from Luino to Cadenazzo 30

$26 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Ascona 67.7 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Ascona is to drive which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Ascona is to drive which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The distance between Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) and Ascona is 59 km. The road distance is 108.3 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Ascona, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Ascona. However, there are services departing from Malpensa Airport T1 and arriving at Ascona, Posta via Gravellona Toce, Intra and Brissago, Municipio. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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The best way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Ascona without a car is to train and ferry which takes 3 h 6 min and costs 11€ - 29€.

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Map of how to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Ascona.
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  • Distance: 36.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

What companies run services between Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP), Italy and Ascona, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Ascona 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 11 min. Trenitalia also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Malpensa Express Bus operates a bus from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Ascona every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h.

Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto to Luino
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $12
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto to Cadenazzo
Ave. Duration
26 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T1 to Luino
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T1 to Cadenazzo
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luino to Cadenazzo
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Castione
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Malpensa Airport T1 to Gravellona Toce
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
VCO Trasporti
Phone
800 503001
Website
vcotrasporti.it
Bus from Intra to Brissago
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vcotrasporti.it
Ferry operators

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