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Swiss Gotthard Tunnel Traffic Updates

Gotthard tunnel Switzerland traffic updates for key northern and southern Alpine transit routes through Switzerland.


The driving distance from Basel to Lugano, via Luzern/Stans and then onwards through the Gotthard tunnel, is ≈ 270 km.

Como-San Bernardino-Chur-Zurich

Travelling north from Italy/Como/Gotthard Tunnel/Zurich is ≈ 239km. Going via the San Bernardino Tunnel/Chur/Zurich is ≈ 293km.

Gotthard Tunnel Live Webcam Direction South - source - Click to update

Gotthard Tunnel North Göschenen

The San Bernardino Tunnel Alternative

The San Bernardino tunnel route is an alternative, for both northern or southern travel, if there is heavy traffic build-up at the Gotthard Tunnel. This route is very scenic and follows an eastern track along Zurich, towards Chur, and finally Belinzona.  Map source:

Gotthard Tunnel planned maintenace closures 2023.
Gotthard Tunnel Traffic Jams expected South / North due to high holiday travel.
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