There are 3 ways to get from Zermatt to Bellinzona by train, car or bus

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Train  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz 31-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Domodossola to Locarno FART Express / ...

$69 - $131

Cheapest option

Drive, bus, line 3 bus, line 316 bus, line 311 bus  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Macugnaga, Pecetto
  2. Take the bus from Macugnaga, Pecetto to Piedimulera, stazione 2-Y
  3. Take the bus from Piedimulera, stazione to Verbania Intra, imb. Vecchio 5
  4. Take the line 3 bus from Intra to Brissago 3
  5. Take the line 316 bus from Brissago, Municipio to Locarno, Via della Pace 316
  6. Take the line 311 bus from Locarno, Via della Pace to Bellinzona, Piazza Orico 311

$65 - $97

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Bellinzona 105.5 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Bellinzona is to drive which costs SFr 21 - SFr 35 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Bellinzona is to drive which costs SFr 21 - SFr 35 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zermatt to Bellinzona. However, there are services departing from Zermatt and arriving at Bellinzona via Brig, Domodossola and Locarno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 11 min.

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The distance between Zermatt and Bellinzona is 100 km. The road distance is 168.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Bellinzona without a car is to train which takes 5 h 11 min and costs SFr 65 - SFr 130.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Zermatt to Bellinzona, including transfers.

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Zermatt to Bellinzona train services, operated by MGB, depart from Zermatt station.

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Zermatt to Bellinzona train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Locarno FART station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zermatt to Bellinzona is 169 km. It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to drive from Zermatt to Bellinzona.

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There are 1755+ hotels available in Bellinzona. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zermatt to Bellinzona.
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  • Distance: 62.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

What companies run services between Zermatt, Switzerland and Bellinzona, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Zermatt to Bellinzona via Brig Bahnhofplatz, Brig, Domodossola, Locarno FART, and Locarno in around 5 h 11 min.

Train operators
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$27 - $32
1st Class Ticket
$45 - $60
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 Domodossola to Locarno FART
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Domodossola to Locarno FART
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Macugnaga, Pecetto to Piedimulera, stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Piedimulera, stazione to Verbania Intra, imb. Vecchio
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Brissago, Municipio to Locarno, Via della Pace
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Locarno, Via della Pace to Bellinzona, Piazza Orico
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Piedimulera to Verbania - Intra
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
VCO Trasporti
Phone
800 503001
Website
vcotrasporti.it
Bus from Piedimulera to Intra
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
vcotrasporti.it
Bus from Intra to Brissago
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vcotrasporti.it

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