Getting to and around Mendrisio

Getting to Mendrisio

Take the train!

Minimise your footprint and come by train to Mendrisio. Peruse the possibilities our partner Eurail/Interrail offers or consult the railway organisation in your country.

Mendrisio is on the the regional railway line Chiasso-Melide, one hour from Milan (Italy) and three hours from Zurich (Switzerland).

Mendrisio is located in the Canton Ticino. In this Canton the railway company TILO guarantees efficient and fast connections among the main urban centers. Generally there is a train every twenty minutes. During the week-end, between Friday and Saturday night, it is possible to travel on the lines S10 and S20 untill the late hours.


From Verona, Bergamo, Milan and other cities you can take the bus to Mendrisio. Visit the Flixbus website to plan your trip.

Nearest airports

Lugano Airport (Switzerland) is about 25 km from Mendrisio.
Milano-Malpensa Airport (Italy) about 35 km from Mendrisio.

By car

On the A2 Lugano-Chiasso, take the exit “Mendrisio”.

The Ticino Ticket: free public transport

The Ticino Ticket allows guests staying in a hotel, youth hostel or camping site to benefit from free public transport in the whole Canton Ticino. It also offers discounts on cable cars, navigation and main tourist attractions. Learn more about this great service.

Getting around Mendrisio

Walking Mendrisio

The conference venues in Mendrisio are at walking distance from Hotel Coronado or the train/bus station. Download the cityplan to find your way around. Hotel Serpiano in Serpiano will be the conference venue on day 2. A bus will take those staying in Mendrisio to Serpiano.

Mendrisiotto Turismo

Visit the website of the regional tourism authority, Organizzazione Turistica Regionale Mendrisiotto e Basso Ceresio, better known as Mendrisiotto Turismo, for more information.