There are 4 ways to get from Milan to Mendrisio by train, bus or car

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Train via Chiasso  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso Re_10
  2. Take the train from Chiasso to Mendrisio 10 / ...

SFr 15 - SFr 24

3 alternative options

Train  •  1h 1m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Mendrisio 82-Y

SFr 24 - SFr 45

Train, line 2 bus  •  1h 56m

  1. Take the train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Chiasso S11
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Chiasso, Stazione to Mendrisio, Autosilo 1 / ...

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Mendrisio 60.5 km

SFr 7 - SFr 11

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Mendrisio is to drive which costs 7€ - 11€ and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Mendrisio is to drive which costs 7€ - 11€ and takes 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Mendrisio. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 1m.

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The distance between Milan and Mendrisio is 48 km. The road distance is 60.5 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Mendrisio without a car is to train via Chiasso which takes 57 min and costs 13€ - 22€.

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from Milan to Mendrisio, including transfers.

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Milan to Mendrisio train services, operated by Trenord, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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Milan to Mendrisio train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Mendrisio station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Mendrisio is 60 km. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Milan to Mendrisio.

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There are 1945+ hotels available in Mendrisio. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Mendrisio.
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  • Distance: 47.9 km
  • Duration: 57 min

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

You can take a train from Milan to Mendrisio via Chiasso in around 57 min.

Train operators
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 Centrale to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 6
Website
Trenord
Train from Chiasso to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 3
Website
Trenord
Train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 6
Website
Trenord
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 Chiasso to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 18
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Autolinea Mendrisiense SA
Phone
091 683 33 86
Website
amsa.ch
Bus from Chiasso, Stazione to Mendrisio, Autosilo
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Autolinea Mendrisiense SA

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