Examples of tickets for TILO lines

More information in the “Tickets” and “Travelcards” sections

JOURNEYS IN TICINO (SWITZERLAND)
Passengers whose entire journey takes place on TILO trains in Ticino must purchase an Arcobaleno or SBB ticket.

Example for a journey from Lugano to Bellinzona with a Arcobaleno ticket
- With a full-price one-way adult ticket in 2nd class, 5 zones
- Half-fare one-way adult ticket in 2nd class, 5 zones
- Monthly adult travelcard in 2nd class, 5 zones
- Annual adult travelcard in 2nd class, 5 zones


You can buy Arcobaleno tickets from Arcobaleno ticket machines, SBB ticket machines and counters, from partner transport companies, as well as via the SBB Mobile app and SBB online ticket shop.

JOURNEYS IN LOMBARDY (ITALY)
Passengers whose entire journey takes place on TILO trains in Lombardy must purchase a Trenord, Trenitalia or Io Viaggio ticket.

Example for a journey from Como to Milan with a Trenord ticket                     
- Full-price one-way adult ticket in 2nd class
- Half-fare one-way adult ticket in 2nd class
- Monthly adult travelcard in 2nd class
- Annual adult travelcard in 2nd class

You can buy Trenord tickets and travelcards from ticket counters and machines at stations and from the Trenord and Trenitalia websites.

CROSS-BORDER JOURNEYS (SWITZERLAND–ITALY / ITALY–SWITZERLAND)

Special tickets are available for border-crossing TILO trains.These border crossing tickets can be purchased in Ticino from the sales channels of the Arcobaleno fare network.

Example for a journey from Lugano to Milan with a border crossing ticket:
- Full fare ticket one-way adult 1st class
- Reduced fare ticket one-way adult 2nd class
- Full fare ticket return trip adult 2nd class
- Reduced fare ticket trip kids 2nd class


In Lombardy you can buy the border crossing tickets at the Trenord and Trenitalia ticket counter, at the authorized ticket machines, online (print-at-home) and on board (only for one way tickets).

Example for a journey from Milan to Lugano with a international TILO ticket
- Full fare ticket one way adult 1st class
- Full fare ticket one-way adult 2nd class
- Reduced ticket one-way kid 2nd class


Border crossing passengers in need of a travelcard can purchase a border crossing travelcard.

You can find more information on which tickets are valid on TILO trains under “Tickets” and “Travelcards”.