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There are 4 ways to get from Zürich to Gordola by train, bus or car

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Train via Lugano

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai to Bellinzona Station

Train

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Tenero

Drive

  1. 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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Average train journey times

Time on train:
2h 16m
Layover time:
12 min
Total time:
2h 28m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
2h 21m
Train distance:
206 km
Trains per week:
140
Cheapest price:
SFr 66
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:33
Last train departs at:
21:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zürich to Gordola train schedules

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COVID-19 help in Switzerland

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 0041 58 463 00 00

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within Switzerland is currently allowed.

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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

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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.

The social distance requirement in Gordola is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

Last updated: 15 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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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.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Gordola is to drive which costs SFr 23 - SFr 35 and takes 2h 13m.

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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.

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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.

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It is 134 km from Zürich to Gordola. It is approximately 193.2 km to drive.

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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.

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It takes approximately 2h 36m to get from Zürich to Gordola, including transfers.

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Zürich to Gordola bus services, operated by Gruppo Di Maio, depart from Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai.

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Zürich to Gordola train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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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.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Gordola.
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  • Distance: 133.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 36m

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.

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 Zürich HB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Tenero
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai to Bellinzona Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 14
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it

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Zürich to Gordola bus services, operated by Gruppo Di Maio, arrive at Bellinzona Station.

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Zürich to Gordola train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Lugano station.

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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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