There are 4 ways to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Bellinzona by bus, train or car

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Bus, line 50 train  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso 1 / ...
  2. Take the line 50 train from Lugano to Bellinzona 50 / ...

$37 - $56

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Bus  •  2 h 55 min

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

$36 - $49

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Train  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale R28 / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona Eurocity / ...

$36 - $70

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Bellinzona 58.9 miles

$14 - $21

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Bellinzona. However, there are services departing from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 and arriving at Bellinzona, Piazza Orico via Castione, Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Bellinzona. However, there are services departing from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 and arriving at Bellinzona via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) and Bellinzona is 67 km. The road distance is 94.2 km.

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The best way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Bellinzona without a car is to bus and line 50 train which takes 1 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Bellinzona, including transfers.

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Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Bellinzona bus services, operated by Malpensa Express Bus, depart from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 station.

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Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Bellinzona train services, operated by Trenord, depart from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 station.

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The best way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Bellinzona is to bus which takes 2 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 h 25 min.

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Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Bellinzona bus services, operated by Malpensa Express Bus, arrive at Castione station.

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Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Bellinzona train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Bellinzona station.

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Map of how to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Bellinzona.
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  • Distance: 42 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 39 min

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

Malpensa Express Bus operates a bus from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Bellinzona every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Bellinzona via Milano Centrale in around 3 h 25 min.

Train operators
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.

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Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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.

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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
$30 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Bellinzona is 94 km. It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to drive from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Bellinzona.

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