Maps and info to get around Northern Italian Lakes by train

Find all the information you need about trains and stations in Northern Italian Lakes around Lake Maggiore, Lugano, Varese and Como among Lombardy (Italy), Piedmont (Italy) and Canton of Ticino (Italian speaking part of Switzerland). Take a look at the railways map on Google Maps. The trains provide connections among major destinations in the area.

Travel info Lombardy railway map

Maps of rail networks and routes between Italy and Switzerland:
Lombardy railways
Canton of Ticino
Switzerland railways

An option to get around during your stay is by train. It's also a great way to get from Milan Malpensa airport to the lakes if you don't hire a car. If you want to explore the railway travel information, then the timetable can be found at departures and arrivals.

The railways are operateded by several companies:
Trenitalia: national railway company of Italy
Trenord: an Italian regional company
SBB CFF FFS: national railway company of Switzerland
Tilo: a Swiss regional company

Trains connect the most important cities and towns of Lombardy with the most important Italian cities and beyond. The connections with Switzerland are good and consequently so are those with the rest of Europe. This is attributable to North-West line (Stresa - Domodossola - Simplon Pass - Briga) and to North line (Bellinzona - Airolo - Gotthard Pass). In the Southern Italian area, train lines arrive from Milan, Turin, Genoa and Venice.

If you need any specific information ahead of your stay, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will do our best to help you.

Remember to validate your ticket before getting on the train if you don't buy your ticket on line.

Extra charge for your bike

You can transport the bike on the Italian trains. You needn't pay if the bike is packed in a bike bag. You must pay 3,00 euro if the bike is set up.
Click on Surcharges bicycles.

Maps and info to navigate Lake Maggiore and Como

The navigation on Lake Maggiore is run by two companies: the Italian company Navigazionelaghi.it and the Swiss company Lakelocarno.ch.
Navigation on Lake Maggiore

The navigation on Lake Como is run by Navigazionelaghi.it

Navigation on Lake Como

How To get to Lakes of Northern Italy Bike Tours

How to get to Italian and Swiss Lakes among Lombardy, Piedmont and Canton of Ticino. Our suggestions about get to our hotels at Varese and Colmegna on Lake Maggiore.

Tourist Information around

To help you make the most of your stay in Northern Italian Lakes we have put together a guide, packed full of information about all the tourist attractions to see during your stay in Northern Italy's Lake District.

Tourist Information Centres

Our Tourist Information Centres are a source of inspiration for customers, with friendly and knowledgeable staff on hand to share their passion and enthusiasm for our lakes. A visit or email to one of our two main Tourist Information Centres will provide you with all the information you need to make your visit here an unforgettable experience.

  • Info Point Varese - Piazza Monte Grappa, 5 - 21100 Varese - Tel. +39 0332.281913 - E-mail: infopoint@comune.varese.it - Opening hours: Monday - Saturday: 9.30am-1.00pm and 2.00pm-5.30pm.
  • Info Point Luino (on Lake Maggiore) - Viale Della Vittoria - Tel. +39 0332.53.00.19 - E-mail: infopoint@comune.luino.va.it - Mon, Thu, Sun Closed. Opening hours: Tue 10am–1pm, Wed 10am–3pm, Fri 4–7pm, Sat 12am–4pm.
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