S50 Varese-Mendrisio-Lugano-BellinzonaVarese - Stabio - Mendrisio - Lugano - Bellinzona
The S50 is the line that connects Varese to Mendrisio, Lugano and Bellinzona. This service runs every hour from Monday to Saturday (every 60 minutes) from 5.30 a.m. to 8.30 p.m. with stops at all regional train stations.
Together with the S40 connections Varese–Mendrisio–Como, it is possible to travel every 30 minutes between Varese and Mendrisio.
Thanks to the transfer hub in Mendrisio, all connections have been harmonised. This makes it possible to travel every 30 minutes within the triangle Lugano–Varese–Como.
The S50 connection with departures from Bellinzona at .02 past the hour travels together with the S10 as a single train. In Mendrisio the two trains are separated: the S10 continues to Chiasso–Albate Camerlata while the S50 continues towards Varese. In the south-north direction, the S10 and S50 trains will be connected in Mendrisio and will continue as a single train to Bellinzona.