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There are 8 ways to get from Rome to Belinzona by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona Ec / ...

SFr 69 - SFr 127

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Bus  •  10h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Tiburtina Station to Orte A1
  2. Take the bus from Orte A1 to Arbedo-Castione Via Stazione Chiaravalle C.le - SCHAFFHAUSEN

SFr 62 - SFr 92

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Drive  •  6h 25m

  1. Drive from Rome to Belinzona 426.2 miles

SFr 100 - SFr 150

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  5h 45m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) FCO - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T1 to Mendrisio
  3. Take the train from Mendrisio to Bellinzona

SFr 94 - SFr 341

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  6h 29m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Milan Linate (LIN) FCO - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona

SFr 76 - SFr 245

Fly to Milan Bergamo, train  •  6h 47m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) FCO - BGY
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona

SFr 89 - SFr 372

Fly to Zurich, train  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Zurich (ZRH) FCO - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bellinzona

SFr 107 - SFr 406

Fly to Verona, train  •  7h 30m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Verona (VRN) FCO - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona

SFr 82 - SFr 373

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Belinzona is to bus which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 10h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Belinzona is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 300€ and takes 5h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome station to Belinzona. However, there are services departing from Tiburtina Station and arriving at Bellinzona, al Maglio via Orte A1 and Castione, Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Belinzona. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Bellinzona via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 55m.

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The distance between Rome and Belinzona is 553 km. The road distance is 681.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Belinzona without a car is to train which takes 5h 55m and costs 60€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 5h 55m to get from Rome to Belinzona, including transfers.

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Rome to Belinzona bus services, operated by Consorzio Autolinee S.r.l., arrive at Tiburtina Station.

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Rome to Belinzona train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Belinzona is to train which takes 5h 55m and costs 60€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 10h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Belinzona.
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  • Distance: 345.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 55m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Belinzona, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Rome to Belinzona via Milano Centrale and Bellinzona in around 5h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rome to Belinzona via Orte A1, Arbedo-Castione Via Stazione, Castione, Stazione, and Bellinzona, al Maglio in around 10h 42m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 1000
Flights from Rome to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 250
Flights from Rome to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 310
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 650
Flights from Rome to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 370
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 950
Flights from Rome to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 950
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 330
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Rome to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 700
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 95
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 35
Website
trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 65
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 29
Website
Italo Treno
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 Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 35
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
trenitalia.com
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 Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T1 to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mendrisio to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 24
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
SFr 20 - SFr 24
Bus operators
Consorzio Autolinee S.r.l.
Phone
0984 401468
Email
info@consorzioautolinee.it
Website
consorzioautolinee.it
Bus from Tiburtina Station to Orte A1
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 24
Schedules at
consorzioautolinee.it
Calanda Viaggi
Phone
0041 (0)81 284 62 32
Email
info@calandareisen.com
Website
calandaviaggi.com
Bus from Orte A1 to Arbedo-Castione Via Stazione
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 65
Website
Calanda Viaggi

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Rome to Belinzona bus services, operated by Calanda Viaggi, arrive at Arbedo-Castione Via Stazione station.

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Rome to Belinzona train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Bellinzona station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Belinzona is 682 km. It takes approximately 6h 25m to drive from Rome to Belinzona.

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Ethiopian Airlines, Meridiana and Alitalia offer flights from Rome Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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There are 1996+ hotels available in Belinzona. Prices start at SFr 80 per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32m and costs 8€ - 15€.

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