Ticino is now even closer thanks to the Ceneri Base Tunnel
Travel the world by train
Ticino offers visitors countless unforgettable moments, and now that the Ceneri Base Tunnel has opened, it is even easier to get there in order to explore its unique and varied landscape.
Have you ever dreamed of travelling through the Napa Valley and the Scottish Highlands, perhaps stopping off briefly in Rio before treating yourself to a trip on the Orient Express? You can experience all these #ticinomoments, and more, without leaving the canton.
As of 13 December 2020, it takes around 15-25 minutes less to reach Ticino by train from Switzerland’s major cities.
And travel times between Bellinzona, Locarno, Lugano and Mendrisio have been reduced too.
What are you waiting for? Jump on board!
15-25 minutes quicker by train from Switzerland’s major cities
Less time to get there, more #ticinomoments to enjoy
Every town and region of Ticino has something unique to offer, even in winter. Take this opportunity to enjoy the delights in store across the canton, and move from one destination to the next in the blink of an eye. Plus when you stay at a hotel, hostel or campsite, thanks to Ticino Ticket you have the possibility to use for free public transport and to get discounts on mountain railways, boat trips on the Swiss part of the lakes and on the main tourist attractions of Ticino.
The country’s tourism service providers are taking special measures to protect their guests, ensuring they enjoy their stay.
The most scenic way to get from north to south
You can now travel directly from Basel and Lucerne or Zurich to Bellinzona on the panoramic Gotthard route. And from 5 April 2021, the Treno Gottardo will travel directly to Locarno too.
The perfect opportunity to travel in comfort while admiring the beautiful colours of Switzerland.
Don’t miss out on the taste sensations that Ticino can provide with the GastroTi Pass.
Enjoy cuisine ranging from traditional grottos to gourmet restaurants. The voucher is valid until the end of March.