There are 6 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Tenero-Contra by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Lugano, line 50 train, line 20 train  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lugano (LUG) ZRH - LUG
  2. Take the line 50 train from Lugano to Giubiasco
  3. Take the line 20 train from Giubiasco to Tenero

$93 - $263

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Bellinzona

$32 - $44

4 alternative options

Fly to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  4 h 5 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

$114 - $318

Train  •  3 h 13 min

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

$58 - $124

Night train  •  4 h 47 min

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

$60 - $111

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Tenero-Contra 134.9 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Tenero-Contra is to drive which costs SFr 28 - SFr 45 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Tenero-Contra is to drive which costs SFr 28 - SFr 45 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Tenero-Contra is 142 km. The road distance is 215.8 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Tenero-Contra, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Tenero-Contra. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Tenero via Zürich HB and Bellinzona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 13 min.

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What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Tenero-Contra, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Tenero-Contra hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $95 and the journey takes 1 h 46 min. Alternatively, Autolinee Ventre operates a bus from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Tenero-Contra 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
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 Lugano to Giubiasco
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Giubiasco to Tenero
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
$21 - $28
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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