In viaggio

con la bici

General conditions

Every transport company establishes their own rules regarding the transport of bicycles. The transport of bicycles on some bus lines is not allowed ; in certain cases the offer is limited to certain periods of time or a previous reservation must be made. We therefore advise to check beforehand the possibility of the bicycle transport on the desired route.

Fare

For the travel with a bicycle within the area of the Fare Community Arcobaleno applies the reduced fare for bicycles (fare TIA 651.17). Only the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB/TILO) and PostBus (PAG) also accept the national tickets for the transport of bicycles (Velopass and 1-day travelcards). All details can be found in the fare T601.

In addition

  • • Please pay attention to the symbol on the side; it is shown on the official timetables of certain bus lines or as legend for single journeys

  • Bicycles must be loaded and unloaded from the vehicle independently.
  • For bus rides, the final decision for the bicycle transport lies with the bus driver
  • Further information in regards to the bicycle transport within the CTA can be found in the fare TIA 651.17
  • Below is a list with the general information. Furthermore, it can be useful to check the webpages of the correspondent transport companies or to contact them directly to obtain more detailed informations

Details on how it is allowd to thre transport of bicycles among the transport companies within the CTA

Transport company

Transport conditions

Further information

Remarks

Autolinea Mendrisiense SA (AMSA)

No transport

amsa.ch

-

Autolinee Bleniesi SA (ABL)

Transport with limited space, service available from May to October on the bus lines
62.131 e 62.136

091 862 31 72
info@autolinee.ch
Timetable

Reservation advisable

Autolinee Regionali Luganesi SA (ARL)

No transport

arlsa.ch

-

AutoPostale Svizzera SA (PAG)

General conditions

0840 852 852
ticino@autopostale.ch

Excluded urban bus line of Bellinzona and some regional bus lines

Ferrovie Autolinee Regionali Ticinesi SA
(FART Bus)

Limited transport

091 756 04 00
fart@centovalli.ch

Excluded urban bus line and some regional bus lines

Ferrovie Autolinee Regionali Ticinesi SA
(FART Treno)

Limited transport

091 756 04 00
fart@centovalli.ch

Excluded international trains Locarno-Domodossola

Ferrovie Federali Svizzere e (FFS/TILO)

General conditions

0900 300 300
(CHF 1.19/min)

EC/ICN subject to limitations

Ferrovie Luganesi SA (FLP)

General conditions

091 923 23 92
stazione.lugano@flpsa.ch

-

Società Navigazione del Lago di Lugano
(SNL Auto Linee 439 e 490)

No transport

lakelugano.ch

On the boats of SNL, bicycle transport is possible

Trasporti Pubblici Luganesi SA (TPL)
Linee BUS

General conditions

058 866 72 24/25
info@tplsa.ch

-

Trasporti Pubblici Luganesi SA (TPL)
Funicolare

General conditions

058 866 72 24/25
info@tplsa.ch

-

Travel cards and tickets for national journeys

Generally, the tickets for bicycle for national transports (details) are exclusively valid on the following transport companies:
• PostBus
• SBB / TILO

For the bicycle transport on all other transport companies, where the transport of bicycles is permitted, there must be purchased a reduced fare ticket for bicycles from Arcobaleno. Please do check with the responsible transport company before your travel.