There are 7 ways to get from Zürich to Mendrisio by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mendrisio 2

$65 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Chiasso

$22 - $33

5 alternative options

Train via Lugano  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano 2 / ...

$64 - $114

Night train  •  4 h

  1. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Chiasso Eurocity

$72 - $125

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Mendrisio 143.7 miles

$30 - $45

Fly to Lugano, line 10 train  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lugano (LUG) ZRH - LUG
  2. Take the line 10 train from Lugano to Mendrisio

$90 - $270

Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP

$87 - $299

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Mendrisio is to bus which costs SFr 22 - SFr 35 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Mendrisio is to train which costs SFr 60 - SFr 120 and takes 2 h 26 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Mendrisio is 170 km. The road distance is 229.9 km.

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The train from Zürich HB to Mendrisio takes 2 h 26 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Mendrisio. However, there are services departing from Zürich and arriving at Mendrisio, Autosilo via Chiasso, Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Mendrisio. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Lugano Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Mendrisio.
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  • Distance: 106 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 26 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Mendrisio, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Mendrisio once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $120 and the journey takes 2 h 26 min. Alternatively, Autolinee Ventre operates a bus from Zürich to Mendrisio 3 times a week. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Autolinee Gambioli also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Bus operators
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Zürich to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
ventrebus.com
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Zürich to Chiasso - Dogana
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it

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