There are 2 ways to get from Varese to Mendrisio by train or car

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Train  •  21 min

  1. Take the train from Varese to Mendrisio S40 / ...

$4 - $6

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Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Varese to Mendrisio 12.3 miles

$2 - $4

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Varese and arriving at Mendrisio. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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The distance between Varese and Mendrisio is 14 km. The road distance is 19.7 km.

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The best way to get from Varese to Mendrisio without a car is to train which takes 21 min and costs .

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The train from Varese to Mendrisio takes 21 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Varese to Mendrisio train services, operated by Trenord, depart from Varese station.

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Varese to Mendrisio train services, operated by Trenord, arrive at Mendrisio station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varese to Mendrisio is 20 km. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Varese to Mendrisio.

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There are 2572+ hotels available in Mendrisio. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Varese to Mendrisio.
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  • Distance: 8.6 miles
  • Duration: 21 min

What companies run services between Varese, Italy and Mendrisio, Switzerland?

Trenord operates a train from Varese to Mendrisio hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 21 min. Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) also services this route once daily.

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

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Train from Varese to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
21 min
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
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