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 international TILO tickets can be purchased in Ticino at the staffed counters in Chiasso, Mendrisio, Lugano, Bellinzona, Biasca and Locarno, as well as from ticket machines at SBB railway stations. At the ticket machine, select International tickets/Ticino-Como-Milan (TILO regional trains) or Ticino-Luino-Malpensa (TILO regional trains). You cannot buy international TILO tickets at Arcobaleno ticket machines.

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


In Lombardy, you can buy international TILO tickets from ticket machines from Trenitalia, and depending on the destination, from Trenord too. The tickets are also available at ticket counter. In Italy, international TILO tickets are not valid on regional services.

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


Passengers travelling across the border on TILO trains that wish a travelcard should buy an Arcobaleno travelcard for the portion of their journey in Ticino and a regional Trenord or Io Viaggio travelcard for the portion in Lombardy.

International TILO tickets can be purchased online on the website of SBB.

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