There are 5 ways to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Bellinzona by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  1 h 38 min

  1. 1 / ...
  2. Eurocity / ...

$37 - $57

Cheapest option

Train Trenitalia  •  26 h 13 min

  1. S 83400

$18 - $35

3 alternative options

Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)  •  2 h 24 min

  1. 40
  2. 50 / ...

$46 - $83

Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. 2 / ...

$36 - $49

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. 58.9 miles

$14 - $21

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

You can take a train from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Bellinzona via Mendrisio in around 2 h 24 min. Alternatively, 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.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T2 to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Mendrisio to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
26 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) and Bellinzona is 67 km. The road distance is 94 km.

The cheapest way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Bellinzona is to drive which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 1 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Bellinzona is to drive which takes 1 h 10 min and costs 12€ - 18€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Malpensa Aeroporto and arriving at Bellinzona. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 h 13 min.

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.

It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Bellinzona, including transfers.