There are 6 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bellinzona by train, bus, car, plane or towncar

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Train  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Bellinzona Ec / ...

SFr 53 - SFr 109

Cheapest option

Bus via Zürich Stadelhofen  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Bellinzona Station

SFr 20 - SFr 33

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich Airport to Bellinzona Via Henri Guisan Bern-Venedig

SFr 30 - SFr 45

Drive  •  2h 16m

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bellinzona 198.5 km

SFr 25 - SFr 40

Fly, train  •  3h 15m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Mendrisio
  3. Take the train from Mendrisio to Bellinzona

SFr 88 - SFr 261

Towncar  •  2h 16m

  1. Take a town car from Zurich Airport to Bellinzona 198.5 km

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The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bellinzona is to drive which costs SFr 25 - SFr 40 and takes 2h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bellinzona is to drive which costs SFr 25 - SFr 40 and takes 2h 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich Airport and arriving at Bellinzona Via Henri Guisan. Services depart once a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bellinzona. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Bellinzona via Zuerich Hb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 26m.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Bellinzona is 144 km. The road distance is 198.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bellinzona without a car is to train which takes 2h 26m and costs SFr 50 - SFr 110.

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It takes approximately 2h 26m to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bellinzona, including transfers.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bellinzona bus services, operated by ExpressBus, depart from Zurich Airport station.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bellinzona train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bellinzona.
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  • Distance: 144.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 26m

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Bellinzona, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zuerich Hb to Bellinzona hourly. Tickets cost SFr 50 - SFr 90 and the journey takes 1h 47m. Alternatively, ExpressBus operates a bus from Zurich Airport to Bellinzona Via Henri Guisan once a week. Tickets cost SFr 30 - SFr 45 and the journey takes 3h 10m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 310
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 Zuerich Hb to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mendrisio to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 7
Website
Trenord
Bus operators
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Zurich Airport to Bellinzona Via Henri Guisan
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
ExpressBus
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Zürich to Bellinzona Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 13
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Zurich Airport to Bellinzona

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bellinzona is to train which takes 2h 26m and costs SFr 50 - SFr 110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 45 and takes 3h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bellinzona bus services, operated by ExpressBus, arrive at Bellinzona Via Henri Guisan station.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bellinzona train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Bellinzona station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bellinzona is 198 km. It takes approximately 2h 16m to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bellinzona.

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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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There are 1882+ hotels available in Bellinzona. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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