How to travel from Zurich to Bellinzona

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from Zurich to Bellinzona

You can get from Zurich to Bellinzona by train, bus or flight.

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train

To get from Zurich to Bellinzona on Jul 06 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:05AMZürich HB1h37 09:42AMBellinzona
1 transfer
531One-way
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08:05AMZürich HB2h57 11:02AMBellinzona
0 transfers
511One-way
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08:33AMZürich HB1h39 10:12AMBellinzona
0 transfers
531One-way
09:33AMZürich HB1h39 11:12AMBellinzona
0 transfers
531One-way
09:05AMZürich HB1h37 10:42AMBellinzona
0 transfers
561One-way

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Travel Information between Zurich and Bellinzona

distanceDistance84 miles (135 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $69 (€62) • 1 h 37 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGeo Travel or SBB

Travel 84 miles (135 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Bellinzona from Zurich. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Geo Travel or SBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Zurich to Bellinzona.

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FAQs

You can travel to Bellinzona from Zurich 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Bellinzona from Zurich is by taking a flight, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bellinzona:

Taking a flight is usually $78 (€70) less than taking a bus to Bellinzona, which costs on average $78 (€70) for the same trip.

Taking a flight is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry to Bellinzona, which costs on average $1 (€1) for the same trip.

Taking a flight is usually $69 (€62) less than taking a train to Bellinzona, which costs on average $69 (€62) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Zurich to Bellinzona is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 37 min.

There are alternative travel options to Bellinzona that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Bellinzona by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

The distance from Zurich to Bellinzona is approximately 84 miles (135 km).

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Bellinzona is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 37 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Zurich and Bellinzona as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Zurich to Bellinzona:

  • Buses mostly leave from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and tend to arrive in Bellinzona, Marche Bellinzona Nord.
  • Trains mostly leave from Zürich HB and tend to arrive in Bellinzona.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Zurich to Bellinzona:

  • You can take a bus from Zurich to Bellinzona with Geo Travel. Cheap tickets can be found for $78 (€70) with Geo Travel from Zurich to Bellinzona.
  • You can take a train from Zurich to Bellinzona with SBB. Cheap tickets can be found for $69 (€62) with SBB from Zurich to Bellinzona.

Yes, there are direct services available from Zurich to Bellinzona with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with BlaBlaCar with 1 direct bus per day.
  • You'll find 23 direct trains per day with SBB.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Bellinzona as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Zurich and Bellinzona.

Omio customers who travel from Zurich to Bellinzona often also extend their vacation to go to Milan, Vizzola Ticino or Rome. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bellinzona and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before traveling from Zurich to Bellinzona, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $78 (€70) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $1 (€1) one way for this trip.
  • A ferry ticket costs $1 (€1) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $69 (€62) one way.

But we recommend booking Zurich to Bellinzona tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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