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Transporting bicycles on public transport

The transport of bicycles is subject to limitations. Not all companies guarantee transport. It is advisable to plan ahead.
Planning your trip with public transport sbb.ch

Post Bus/Bus

Post Bus summary of the most important info:

  1. Bicycles can be transported on all services on working days, from Monday to Friday, from 8.30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. No restrictions apply on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.
  2. Bicycles can be transported in vehicles only if sufficient space is available on the platform. Priority is given to the transport of persons, wheelchairs and pushchairs.
  3. If the bicycle cannot be transported due to capacity, the next service must be awaited.
  4. Transportation of bicycles is not guaranteed.

For further information, please call 0840 852 852, send an e-mail to ticino@postbus.ch or visit postauto.ch.

TPL (Trasporti pubblici Luganesi) summary of the most important info:

  1. Transportation of bicycles is permitted if there is sufficient space in the vehicle. During peak times (indicatively from Monday to Friday, except holidays, between 7:00 and 9:00 and between 16:00 and 19:00) or in case of events with high turnout, the transport of bicycles is excluded .
  2. There must be sufficient space on the designated platform, giving priority to users with disabilities, strollers, passengers, carrying children's bicycles, etc.
  3. The transport of bicycles is not guaranteed.

For more information, please contact the Sales and Information Office at: 058 866 72 24 / 058 866 72 25, by email at info@tplsa.ch or visit tplsa.ch.

ARL (Bus Regionali Luganesi) summary of the most important info:

  1. Possible on all journeys on weekdays from Monday to Friday between 9:00 and 15:30 and between 19:30 and 01.30
  2. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays no restrictions
  3. Bicycles can only be transported if there is sufficient space, giving priority to users, wheelchairs, strollers, etc.
  4. A maximum of 2 bicycles can be transported per bus.
  5. The transport of bicycles is not guaranteed.

For further information, please contact our offices from Monday to Thursday from 7.30-12.00 / 13.30-17.30 to Friday from 7.30-12.00 / 13.30-17.00 at 091 973 31 31, by email at info@arlsa.ch or visit arlsa.ch.

Gondola lifts

Monte Tamaro: montetamaro.ch
Take advantage of RailAway and Arcobaleno offers only available to visitors that use public transport to get to the Tamaro.

Monte Brè: montebre.ch
N.B.: Bicycles can only be transported between Suvigliana and Monte Bre! Rent a mountain bike at the summit.

Monte Lema: lemamountain.ch

San Salvatore: transport of bicycles is not permitted.

Lake Lugano

Bicycles can be transported. lakelugano.ch

Rail

SBB: Bicycles can be transported. sbb.ch

FLP (Ferrovia Lugano – Ponte Tresa): Bicycles can be transported. flpsa.ch