There are 6 ways to get from Varese to Stresa by train, bus, ferry, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Varese to Gallarate S5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Stresa Reg / ...

$7 - $20

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Bus, ferry, STN  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Varese via Sacco to Angera Imbarcadero N20
  2. Take the ferry from Angera to Arona 55 / ...
  3. Take the STN from Arona - Piazza de Filippi to Stresa 19

$11 - $15

Train, ferry  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Varese Fn to Laveno Mombello Fn R22
  2. Take the ferry from Laveno to Verbania,Intra
  3. Take the ferry from Verbania,Intra to Stresa 59 / ...

$15 - $25

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Varese to Stresa 41.7 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Varese to Stresa 41.7 miles

$10 - $15

Uber  •  48 min

  1. Take an Uber from Varese to Stresa 41.7 miles

$217

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The cheapest way to get from Varese to Stresa is to drive which costs 8€ - 13€ and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varese to Stresa is to taxi which costs 80€ - 100€ and takes 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Varese to Stresa. However, there are services departing from Varese and arriving at Stresa via Gallarate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between Varese and Stresa is 23 km. The road distance is 66.7 km.

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The best way to get from Varese to Stresa without a car is to train which takes 1 h 58 min and costs 6€ - 18€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from Varese to Stresa, including transfers.

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

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Varese to Stresa train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Stresa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varese to Stresa is 67 km. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Varese to Stresa.

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There are 2443+ hotels available in Stresa. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Varese to Stresa.
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  • Distance: 14.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 58 min

What companies run services between Varese, Italy and Stresa, Italy?

You can take a train from Varese to Stresa via Gallarate in around 1 h 58 min.

Train operators
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Varese to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Gallarate to Stresa
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Varese Fn to Laveno Mombello Fn
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
trenord.it
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 Gallarate to Stresa
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Bus operators
CTPI
Website
ctpi.it
Bus from Varese via Sacco to Angera Imbarcadero
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ctpi.it
STN
Phone
0321 472647
Email
info@stnnet.it
Website
stnnet.it
Bus from Arona - Piazza de Filippi to Stresa
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stnnet.it
VCO Trasporti
Phone
800 503001
Website
vcotrasporti.it
Bus from Arona - p.zza De Filippi to Stresa - p.zza Marconi
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
vcotrasporti.it
Ferry operators
Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia
Phone
800 551801
Email
navicomo@navigazionelaghi.it
Website
navlaghi.it
Ferry from Angera to Arona
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
navlaghi.it
Ferry from Laveno to Verbania,Intra
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
navlaghi.it
Ferry from Verbania,Intra to Stresa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
navlaghi.it
Other operators
Uber Milan
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Varese to Stresa
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$217
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uber.com
Black
$217
Lux
$313
Van
$313
Taxi from Varese to Stresa
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Taxi Michel
Phone
+41 91 967 24 24
Grand Taxi Lugano
Phone
+41 79 102 69 30
NCC Pallanza
Phone
+39 338 967 4324
Website
pallanzatransfer.it

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