Border crossing tickets and travelcards

Travel between Ticino and Lombardy with a single ticket.

The cross-border tickets and travelcards make it possible to travel between Ticino and Lombardy. The tickets are valid in the area of ​​the Arcobaleno fare network  and on the regional trains and suburban net of Trenord.

These new tickets replace the international TILO tickets and were created to meet the needs of the border crossing TILO customers.

In particular, the border crossing monthly travelcards are new. Until today it travelling with a single travelcard between Lombardy and Ticino was not possible.

Tickets and travelcards departing or arriving at Swiss train stations are also valid in all Arcobaleno fare network zones along the railway line from the station to the country border.

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The tickets and travelcards can be bought:

  • in Ticino in the sales channels of the Arcobaleno fare netwok (Arcobaleno vending machines, SBB vending machines and ticket counter, ticket counter of the authorized transport companies);
  • in Lombardy at the Trenord and Trenitalia ticket counter, at the authorized ticket machines, online (print-at-home) and on board (only for one way tickets).

The online purchase of the new tickets via the SBB Ticket Shop or the SBB Mobile App is currently not possible.

The transport titles of Arcobaleno fare network are only sold in Swiss Francs (CHF). The transport titles of Trenord are sold only in Euro (EUR).

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