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

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Bus  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Milano Centrale Station to St. Moritz - Rhaetian Station 51

SFr 23 - SFr 33

3 alternative options

Train  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Tirano Re_8
  2. Take the train from Tirano to Surovas 18-Y

SFr 31 - SFr 69

Train, bus  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano 10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lugano, Stazione Nord to St. Moritz, Bahnhof 631

SFr 87 - SFr 137

Drive  •  2h 44m

  1. Drive from Milan to Pontresina 110.5 miles

SFr 26 - SFr 40

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Pontresina is to bus which costs 20€ - 29€ and takes 4h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Pontresina is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 2h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan station to Pontresina. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale Station and arriving at Pontresina, Post via St. Moritz, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Pontresina. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Surovas via Tirano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 37m.

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The distance between Milan and Pontresina is 127 km. The road distance is 176.7 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Pontresina without a car is to bus which takes 4h 48m and costs 20€ - 29€.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from Milan to Pontresina, including transfers.

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Milan to Pontresina bus services, operated by Autostradale, arrive at Milano Centrale Station.

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

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The best way to get from Milan to Pontresina is to bus which takes 4h 48m and costs 20€ - 29€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 27€ - 65€ and takes 5h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Pontresina.
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  • Distance: 79.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 48m

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

Autostradale operates a bus from Milan to Pontresina 3 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 20 - SFr 29 and the journey takes 3h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milan to Pontresina via Tirano in around 5h 37m.

Train operators
Rhätische Bahn
Phone
+41 81 288 65 65
Website
rhb.ch
Train from Tirano to Surovas
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 25
Website
Rhätische Bahn
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 Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 30
Website
trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milano Centrale Station to St. Moritz - Rhaetian Station
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 29
Website
Autostradale
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Lugano, Stazione Nord to St. Moritz, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 80
Website
Swiss PostAuto

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Milan to Pontresina bus services, operated by Autostradale, arrive at St. Moritz - Rhaetian Station.

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Milan to Pontresina train services, operated by Rhätische Bahn, arrive at Surovas station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Pontresina is 177 km. It takes approximately 2h 44m to drive from Milan to Pontresina.

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There are 1298+ hotels available in Pontresina. Prices start at SFr 106 per night.

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