All roads lead to Ticino!


How to bypass traffic jam!


Traffic on the way to the Gotthard tunnel? Don’t worry! There are several alternatives to avoid traffic jam at the tunnel. The easiest way to escape queues is to exit the highway in Erstfeld, Amsteg or Wassen and follow the road to the Gotthard Pass. In addition to this road, there are many ways to get to Ticino without traffic and stress. Below a few suggestions to turn your journey to the sunny South of Switzerland into a unique experience.



Gotthard Pass

Zürich - Altdorf - Andermatt - Airolo - Bellinzona - Lugano.
Distance: 220 km
Length: 3h00


Chur - Disentis - Lukmanier - Olivone - Biasca - Lugano.
Distance: 178 km
Length: 4h05


Bern - Brig - Simplon - Domodossola - Camedo - Ascona.
Distance: 316 km
Length: 5h10


Interlaken - Grimsel - Nufenen - Airolo - Bellinzona - Locarno.
Distance: 248 km
Length: 4h15

San Bernardino

Chur - Thusis - San Bernardino - Mesocco - Bellinzona - Lugano.
Distance: 153 km
Length: 2h18

Gotthardo Hiking Tour

Erstfeld - Göschenen - Airolo - Faido - Giornico - Biasca.
Distance: 220 km
Length: 5 Days

How to get to Ticino

By car

Ticino is situated on the main European North-South axis and you can easily get there by car.

By train

Numerous international trains arrive in Ticino every hour from North Switzerland and from Milan.

By plane

Lugano features an airport, which is only 6 kilometres away from the city center!