There are 4 ways to get from Milan to Airolo by train, bus 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

Train  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Eurocity / ...
  2. 61-Y / ...

$63 - $88

Cheapest option

Bus Autolinee Gambioli  •  3 h 51 min

  1. 191

$35 - $53

2 alternative options

Bus Eurolines CH  •  5 h 41 min

  1. 191

$41 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. 102.3 miles

$24 - $40

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Airolo, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Milan to Airolo via Bellinzona in around 3 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milan to Airolo via Bellinzona Castione and Castione, Stazione in around 3 h 51 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
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
$36 - $38
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$36 - $38
First
$57
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bellinzona to Airolo
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Famagosta to Bellinzona Castione
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Castione, Stazione to Airolo, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Airolo, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Milan Lampugnano Station to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Milan and Airolo is 127 km. The road distance is 164 km.

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Airolo is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 1 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Milan to Airolo is to drive which takes 1 h 45 min and costs 20€ - 30€.

No, there is no direct train from Milan to Airolo. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Airolo via Bellinzona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 9 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Airolo. However, there are services departing from Famagosta and arriving at Airolo, Stazione via Castione, Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 51 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Milan to Airolo, including transfers.