There are 6 ways to get from Varese to St. Moritz by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Lugano, Stazione Nord to St. Moritz, Bahnhof 631

SFr 26 - SFr 41

Cheapest option

Bus via Lurago d'Erba  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Varese - Stazione FNM to Como - Stazione FNM C77
  2. Take the bus from Lecco - p.zza Stazione to St. Moritz Station 51

SFr 23 - SFr 30

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Train, bus  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from Mendrisio to Bellinzona 10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione to Thusis, Bahnhof 171
  3. Take the train from Thusis to St. Moritz 9-Y

SFr 59 - SFr 90

Train  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the train from Gallarate to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Tirano
  3. Take the train from Tirano to St. Moritz Re / ...

SFr 38 - SFr 47

Train via Lecco  •  7h 38m

  1. Take the train from Como S.Giovanni to Lecco R18
  2. Take the train from Lecco to Tirano
  3. Take the train from Tirano to St. Moritz Re / ...

SFr 34 - SFr 44

Drive  •  2h 47m

  1. Drive from Varese to St. Moritz 171.6 km

SFr 25 - SFr 40

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The cheapest way to get from Varese to St. Moritz is to bus via Lurago d'Erba which costs 21€ - 29€ and takes 6h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Varese to St. Moritz is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 2h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Varese to St. Moritz station. However, there are services departing from Varese - Stazione FNM and arriving at St. Moritz Station via Como Lungo Lario Trieste and Lecco - p.zza Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Varese to St. Moritz. However, there are services departing from Varese and arriving at St. Moritz via Gallarate, Milano Centrale and Tirano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 11m.

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The distance between Varese and St. Moritz is 108 km. The road distance is 171.6 km.

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The best way to get from Varese to St. Moritz without a car is to bus which takes 5h 16m and costs 24€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from Varese to St. Moritz, including transfers.

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Varese to St. Moritz bus services, operated by FNM Autoservizi, depart from Varese - Stazione FNM station.

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Varese to St. Moritz train services, operated by Trenord, depart from Gallarate station.

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The best way to get from Varese to St. Moritz is to bus which takes 5h 16m and costs 24€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 35€ - 45€ and takes 7h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Varese to St. Moritz.
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  • Distance: 108.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 16m

What companies run services between Varese, Italy and St. Moritz, Switzerland?

Swiss PostAuto operates a bus from Varese to St. Moritz 3 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 10 - SFr 15 and the journey takes 3h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Varese to St. Moritz via Gallarate, Milano Centrale, and Tirano in around 7h 11m.

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 Mendrisio to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Rhätische Bahn
Phone
+41 81 288 65 65
Website
rhb.ch
Train from Thusis to St. Moritz
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 35
Website
Rhätische Bahn
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Rhätische Bahn
Train from Tirano to St. Moritz
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 28
Website
Rhätische Bahn
Schedules at
Rhätische Bahn
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 Gallarate to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 4
Website
Trenord
Train from Milano Centrale to Tirano
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 12
Website
Trenord
Train from Como S.Giovanni to Lecco
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 4
Website
Trenord
Train from Lecco to Tirano
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 8
Website
Trenord
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Lugano, Stazione Nord to St. Moritz, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 15
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione to Thusis, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 12
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
FNM Autoservizi
Phone
02/961921
Email
info.fnma@ferrovienord.it
Website
fnmautoservizi.it
Bus from Varese - Stazione FNM to Como - Stazione FNM
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 3 - SFr 5
Schedules at
fnmautoservizi.it
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Lecco - p.zza Stazione to St. Moritz Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 22
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale

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Varese to St. Moritz bus services, operated by Autostradale, arrive at St. Moritz Station.

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Varese to St. Moritz train services, operated by Rhätische Bahn, arrive at St. Moritz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varese to St. Moritz is 172 km. It takes approximately 2h 47m to drive from Varese to St. Moritz.

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There are 1250+ hotels available in St. Moritz. Prices start at SFr 100 per night.

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