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

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Fly to Lugano, train  •  2 h 7 min

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

$90 - $256

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Bellinzona

$26 - $35

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Fly to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso

$110 - $310

Train  •  2 h 36 min

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

$53 - $114

Line 10 tram, train  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 10 tram from Zürich Flughafen, Bahnhof to Zürich, Bahnhofplatz/HB 10
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Bellinzona Ec

$34 - $51

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bellinzona 123.8 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bellinzona is to drive which costs SFr 25 - SFr 40 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bellinzona is to fly and train which costs SFr 85 - SFr 260 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Bellinzona is 144 km. The road distance is 198.1 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bellinzona, including transfers.

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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 Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

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There are 1744+ hotels available in Bellinzona. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bellinzona.
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  • Distance: 90 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bellinzona hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $95 and the journey takes 1 h 46 min. Alternatively, Autolinee Ventre operates a bus from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bellinzona 3 times a week. Tickets cost $15 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

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
VBZ
Website
stadt-zuerich.ch
Tram from Zürich Flughafen, Bahnhof to Zürich, Bahnhofplatz/HB
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
stadt-zuerich.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Zürich to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ventrebus.com

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