There are 4 ways to get from Milan to Swiss Alps 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  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Bellinzona to Airolo 61-Y / ...

$68 - $97

Cheapest option

Bus Autolinee Gambioli  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Famagosta to Bellinzona Castione
  2. Take the bus from Castione, Stazione to Airolo, Stazione 191

$42 - $63

2 alternative options

Bus Eurolines CH  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan Lampugnano Station to Bellinzona
  2. Take the bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Airolo, Stazione 191

$48 - $70

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Swiss Alps 111.2 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Swiss Alps is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Swiss Alps is to drive which takes 1 h 58 min and costs 22€ - 35€.

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The distance between Milan and Swiss Alps is 131 km. The road distance is 178 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Milan to Swiss Alps, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Swiss Alps. However, there are services departing from Famagosta and arriving at Gotthard Passhöhe via Castione, Stazione and Airolo, Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 11 min.

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What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Swiss Alps, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Milan to Swiss Alps via Bellinzona, Airolo, and Airolo, Stazione in around 4 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milan to Swiss Alps via Bellinzona Castione, Castione, Stazione, and Airolo, Stazione in around 5 h 11 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
$56
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
$24 - $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
$15 - $18
Book at
eurolines.ch

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