There are 4 ways to get from Zürich to Gordola by train, bus or car
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Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano
Take the bus from Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai to Bellinzona Station
Take the train from Zürich HB to Tenero
Drive from Zürich to Gordola
Zürich to Gordola by train
The train journey time between Zürich and Gordola is around 2h 28m and covers a distance of around 206 km. This includes an average layover time of around 12 min. The fastest train normally takes 2h 21m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), the Zürich to Gordola train service departs from Zürich HB and arrives in Gordola. Typically 140 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Zürich to Gordola train schedules
Trains departing Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Trains departing Thursday, October 21, 2021
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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
The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gordola is 0041 58 463 00 00.
Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gordola is mandatory.
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Last updated: 15 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Gordola is to bus which costs SFr 11 - SFr 18 and takes 4h 18m.
The quickest way to get from Zürich to Gordola is to drive which costs SFr 23 - SFr 35 and takes 2h 13m.
No, there is no direct bus from Zürich station to Gordola. However, there are services departing from Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai and arriving at Gordola, Gnesa via Bellinzona, Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 18m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Tenero. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 14m.
It is 134 km from Zürich to Gordola. It is approximately 193.2 km to drive.
The best way to get from Zürich to Gordola without a car is to train via Lugano which takes 2h 36m and costs SFr 65 - SFr 120.
It takes approximately 2h 36m to get from Zürich to Gordola, including transfers.
Zürich to Gordola bus services, operated by Gruppo Di Maio, depart from Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai.
Zürich to Gordola train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.
The best way to get from Zürich to Gordola is to train via Lugano which takes 2h 36m and costs SFr 65 - SFr 120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 11 - SFr 18 and takes 4h 18m.
What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Gordola, Switzerland?
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich HB to Lugano hourly. Tickets cost SFr 55 - SFr 110 and the journey takes 1h 57m. Alternatively, Gruppo Di Maio operates a bus from Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai to Bellinzona Station twice a week. Tickets cost SFr 9 - SFr 14 and the journey takes 3h 30m.
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.
Train from Zürich HB to Lugano
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 57m
- Estimated price
- SFr 55 - SFr 110
- Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus from Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai to Bellinzona Station
- Ave. Duration
- 3h 30m
- Twice a week
- Estimated price
- SFr 9 - SFr 14
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Zürich to Gordola bus services, operated by Gruppo Di Maio, arrive at Bellinzona Station.
Zürich to Gordola train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Lugano station.
Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Gordola is 193 km. It takes approximately 2h 13m to drive from Zürich to Gordola.
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