Monte Generoso

The mountain with the best panoramic views in all of Ticino

The imposing Monte Generoso rises in the middle of a nature oasis on the Swiss border. The "Stone Flower", a work of the famous architect Mario Botta, towers majestically on top of a rocky plateau, its windows reflecting the breathtaking panorama all around.

The postbus takes you comfortably to Capolago on Lake Lugano (bus stop "Capolago, Stazione"). For 125 years, a rack railway has been running from the Capolago station to the summit of Monte Generoso at 1704 m, covering a 9 km stretch through a beautiful Alpine landscape. Whether you simply want to clear your mind on a relaxing walk, have sporting ambitions or are interested in history: Everyone will find something to suit their tastes on top of this great mountain.

Additional information

Buy ticket

Buy your ticket from the SBB Shop or SBB Mobile app. You can also buy a ticket from the driver, at all ticket terminals, PostBus sales offices and at the counter of your nearest railway station.

Additional ticketing apps and online shops can be found in our overview.

Timetable / travel information

View timetable online

Bus stop «Capolago, Stazione»

Route open all year round


For groups of 10 people or more: compulsory written reservation with at least two working days notice (Mon-Fri by 15.00 h). 


Bicycle transport

Bicycle transport fixtures available in/on the vehicle.
You can find more information at Biking and Postbus in the Ticino Region section.

Wheelchair accessibility

No guarantee of wheelchair access to the postbus. For information please call 0840 852 852.

Contact details


PostBus Ltd
Sales office
Via Serafino Balestra 4
6900 Lugano