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There are 4 ways to get from Premosello-Chiovenda to Lugano Airport (LUG) by bus, car, car ferry or train

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Bus, drive, car ferry  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Premosello to Gravellona Toce 5 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gravellona Toce to Verbania - Intra 1 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Intra to Cannero 3 / ...
  4. Drive from Cannero to Pallanza-Intra-Suna
  5. Take the car ferry from Pallanza-Intra-Suna to Laveno
  6. Drive from Laveno to Lugano Airport (LUG)

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Drive, car ferry  •  1h 24m

  1. Drive from Premosello-Chiovenda to Pallanza-Intra-Suna
  2. Take the car ferry from Pallanza-Intra-Suna to Laveno
  3. Drive from Laveno to Lugano Airport (LUG)

2 alternative options

Train via Gallarate  •  3h 18m

  1. Take the train from Premosello-Chiovenda to Gallarate Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Mendrisio S50

Train  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the train from Premosello-Chiovenda to Domodossola Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Domodossola to Locarno FART Pe / ...
  3. Take the train from Locarno to Lugano Re
  4. Take the train from Lugano FLP to Agno S60
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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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Italy

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), 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
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Rules to follow in Switzerland

1.5m

Mandatory

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Considerations leaving from Italy

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

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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 Lugano Airport (LUG) is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lugano Airport (LUG) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lugano Airport (LUG) 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: 22 Nov 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Premosello-Chiovenda to Lugano Airport (LUG) is to drive and car ferry, which costs €10 - €16 and takes 1h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Premosello-Chiovenda to Lugano Airport (LUG) is to drive and car ferry which costs €10 - €16 and takes 1h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Premosello-Chiovenda to Lugano Airport (LUG). However, there are services departing from Premosello-Chiovenda and arriving at Serocca via Gallarate, Mendrisio and Lugano FLP. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 18m.

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The distance between Premosello-Chiovenda and Lugano Airport (LUG) is 45 km.

The best way to get from Premosello-Chiovenda to Lugano Airport (LUG) without a car is to train via Gallarate which takes 3h 18m and costs €21 - €40.

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It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from Premosello-Chiovenda to Lugano Airport (LUG), including transfers.

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Premosello-Chiovenda to Lugano Airport (LUG) train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Premosello-Chiovenda station.

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Premosello-Chiovenda to Lugano Airport (LUG) train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Mendrisio station.

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Map of how to get from Premosello-Chiovenda to Lugano Airport (LUG).
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  • Distance: 44.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 34m

What companies run services between Premosello-Chiovenda, Italy and Lugano Airport (LUG), Switzerland?

You can take a train from Premosello-Chiovenda to Lugano Airport (LUG) via Gallarate, Mendrisio, Lugano, and Lugano FLP in around 3h 18m.

Train operators
Trenitalia

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 Premosello-Chiovenda to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 9 - SFr 11
Train from Premosello-Chiovenda to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 1 - SFr 4
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 3 - SFr 4
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 Premosello Chiovenda to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 7
Website
Trenord
Train from Gallarate to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 3 - SFr 5
Website
Trenord
Train from Premosello Chiovenda to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 3
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 Gallarate to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Locarno to Lugano
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano FLP to Agno
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 18
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
FART
Phone
+41 (0)91 756 04 00
Email
fart@centovalli.ch
Website
centovalli.ch
Train from Domodossola to Locarno FART
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Autolinee FART
Bus operators
VCO Trasporti
Phone
800 503001
Website
vcotrasporti.it
Bus from Premosello to Gravellona Toce
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 3
Schedules at
vcotrasporti.it
Bus from Gravellona Toce to Verbania - Intra
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 3
Schedules at
vcotrasporti.it
Bus from Intra to Cannero
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 3
Schedules at
vcotrasporti.it
Verbania Bus
Website
vcotrasporti.it
Bus from Premosello Chiovenda to Gravellona Toce - Piazza Vittorio Veneto - Corso Sempione
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 3
Website
Verbania Bus
Bus from Gravellona Toce - Crociera - Ss 34 - Corso Marconi to Verbania - Intra - Corso Mameli 55 49
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 3
Website
Verbania Bus
Bus from Verbania - Intra - Corso Mameli 55 49 to Cannero Riviera - Incrocio Ss 34 - Sp 64
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 3
Website
Verbania Bus
STN
Phone
0321 472647
Email
info@stnnet.it
Website
stnnet.it
Bus from Premosello Chiovenda to Gravellona Toce - Piazza Vittorio Veneto - Corso Sempione
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 3
Website
STN
Ferry operators

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