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There are 3 ways to get from Milan to Vico Morcote by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, line 431 bus  •  1h 52m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Mendrisio
  2. Take the train from Mendrisio to Melide S10 / ...
  3. Take the line 431 bus from Melide, Stazione to Olivella, Lago 431 / ...

SFr 29 - SFr 52

Cheapest option

Train  •  2h 7m

  1. Take the train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Porto Ceresio Re5

SFr 8 - SFr 10

1 alternative option

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Vico Morcote 74 km

SFr 8 - SFr 13

Milan to Vico Morcote by train and bus

The journey time between Milan and Vico Morcote is around 2h 25m and covers a distance of around 73 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 48m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and Swiss PostAuto, the Milan to Vico Morcote service departs from Milano Centrale and arrives in Olivella, Lago. Typically 111 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 25m
Fastest journey time:
1h 48m
Journey distance:
73 km
Services per week:
111
Cheapest price:
SFr 29
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:43
Last service departs at:
21:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Milan to Vico Morcote train and bus schedules

Italy → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Italy

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to arrivals from Italy
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
France: Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy, Pays de la Loire

This applies to arrivals from India, Nepal and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: India, Nepal and United Kingdom
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Health declaration required
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Rules to follow in Switzerland

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Italy

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vico Morcote is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vico Morcote is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Vico Morcote is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Vico Morcote is to train which costs €7 - €10 and takes 2h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Vico Morcote is to drive which costs €8 - €12 and takes 54 min.

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The distance between Milan and Vico Morcote is 56 km. The road distance is 74 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Vico Morcote without a car is to train and line 431 bus which takes 1h 52m and costs €27 - €50.

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It takes approximately 1h 52m to get from Milan to Vico Morcote, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Vico Morcote is 74 km. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Milan to Vico Morcote.

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There are 447+ hotels available in Vico Morcote. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Vico Morcote.
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  • Distance: 55.9 km
  • Duration: 1h 52m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Vico Morcote, Switzerland?

Trenord operates a train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Porto Ceresio hourly. Tickets cost SFr 6 - SFr 8 and the journey takes 1h 13m.

Train operators
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 Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mendrisio to Melide
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 3 - SFr 6
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Porta Garibaldi to Porto Ceresio
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 8
Website
Trenord
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto

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