The cheapest buses from Milan to Lugano

Showing times and prices for Sep 23

Cheapest

$4

Average

$7

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Milan to Lugano will cost around $ 7 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 4.

07:20AMMilan0h40 08:00AMLugano
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$41One-way
04:40AMMilan1h00 05:40AMLugano
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$41One-way
12:10PMMilan1h20 01:30PMLugano
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$51One-way
11:10PMMilan0h50 12:00AMLugano
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$51One-way
08:20PMMilan1h30 09:50PMLugano
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$61One-way

Timetable Milan to Lugano

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04:40AMMilan1h00 05:40AMLugano
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07:20AMMilan0h40 08:00AMLugano
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12:10PMMilan1h20 01:30PMLugano
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02:00PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano1h40 03:40PMLugano, Via Ciani
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05:20PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano1h40 07:00PMLugano, Via Ciani
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08:20PMMilan1h30 09:50PMLugano
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11:10PMMilan0h50 12:00AMLugano
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Wed
Sep 22
$30Trenitalia
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Thu
Sep 23
$30Trenitalia
$10Flixbus
Fri
Sep 24
$30Trenitalia
$10Flixbus
Sat
Sep 25
$21Trenitalia
$10Flixbus
Sun
Sep 26
$21Trenitalia
$10Flixbus
Mon
Sep 27
$21Trenitalia
$15Flixbus
Tue
Sep 28
$21Trenitalia
$17Flixbus
Wed
Sep 29
$21Trenitalia
$10Flixbus
Thu
Sep 30
$21Trenitalia
$10Flixbus
Fri
Oct 1
$21Trenitalia
$10Flixbus
Sat
Oct 2
$21Trenitalia
$10Flixbus
Sun
Oct 3
$21Trenitalia
$12Flixbus
Mon
Oct 4
$21Trenitalia
$15Flixbus
Tue
Oct 5
$21Trenitalia
$15Flixbus
Wed
Oct 6
$21Trenitalia
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Thu
Oct 7
$21Trenitalia
$10Flixbus
Fri
Oct 8
$21Trenitalia
$10Flixbus
Sat
Oct 9
$21Trenitalia
$10Flixbus
Sun
Oct 10
$21Trenitalia
$11Flixbus
Mon
Oct 11
$21Trenitalia
$15Flixbus
Tue
Oct 12
$21Trenitalia
$17Flixbus

The fastest buses from Milan to Lugano

Showing times and prices for Sep 23

Fastest Journey

40 m

Average

1 h 14 m

Buses per day

7

Distance

63 km

Of the 7 buses that leave Milan for Lugano every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 63 km distance in an average of 1 h 14 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 40 m .

The slowest buses will take 1 h 40 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

07:20AMMilan0h40 08:00AMLugano
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$41One-way
11:10PMMilan0h50 12:00AMLugano
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$51One-way
04:40AMMilan1h00 05:40AMLugano
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$41One-way
12:10PMMilan1h20 01:30PMLugano
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$51One-way
08:20PMMilan1h30 09:50PMLugano
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$61One-way

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Bus Information to Lugano from Milan

distanceDistance38 miles (62 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 20 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$12 (€9)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Milan to Lugano cover the 38 miles (62 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 20 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $12 (€9), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $10 (€8). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Lugano, Stazione Noranco.

Bus companies

FlixBus Milan – Lugano

Travel from Milan to Lugano from $10 (€8) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

FlixBus

Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip between Milan and Lugano.

If you're looking for cheap FlixBus tickets between Milan and Lugano, check out Omio! With one-way Milan to Lugano bus ticket prices starting as low as $10 (€8) when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Lugano from Milan by showing you the latest FlixBus offers, bus schedules and tickets for this 38 miles (62 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this journey, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard with FlixBus. If you search for FlixBus tickets between Milan and Lugano in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the bus. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest bus from Milan to Lugano on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect bus with FlixBus so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your FlixBus bus ticket between Milan and Lugano:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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Buses from Milan to Lugano
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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for buses between Milan and Lugano?

Travel by bus between Milan, Italy and Lugano, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lugano from Milan restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Milan?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Lugano, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 9/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Lugano from Milan closer to your date of departure here

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Milan, Italy from Lugano, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return bus to Milan, Italy from Lugano is: Partially open.

Is my return bus into Milan from Lugano restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Lugano?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Milan, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Milan from Lugano closer to your date of departure here here.

How much does a cheap bus from Milan to Lugano cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus from Milan to Lugano for the next 7 days starting from $10 (€8)  one way.
How much is a bus ticket between Milan and Lugano?
The bus price from Milan to Lugano is on average $12 (€9)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How far is Lugano from Milan by bus?
You should expect to travel around 38 miles (62 km)  from Milan to Lugano by bus.
What is the Milan to Lugano bus travel time?
The Milan to Lugano bus duration is on average 1 h 20 min, which is to be expected when traveling 38 miles (62 km) from Milan to Lugano. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What bus station in Milan goes to Lugano? What bus station do I come into Lugano from Milan?

Some of the Milan bus stations to Lugano you can start your journey from include Milan, Stazione Centrale, Milan, MILANO - P. Zza Laghi usc. Autostrada new svinc and Milan, Largo Tazio Nuvolari (Romolo). Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Lugano include Lugano, Stazione Noranco, Lugano, Pazzallo Senago Bassa and Lugano, Piazzale di Besso.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Milano Centrale   and arriving in Lugano, Stazione Noranco.

Where is the bus station in Milan? Where is the bus station in Lugano?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Milano Centrale and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Lugano, Stazione Noranco and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the bus station to the city center in Lugano.

Which bus companies can get me from Milan to Lugano?
For the best Milan to Lugano bus to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services from Milan to Lugano to compare what amenities they may offer.
Can I find a direct bus from Milan to Lugano?
If you’re looking for a direct bus, consider traveling with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. Nonstop bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your bus tickets.
What time is the earliest bus from Milan to Lugano? What time is the last bus from Milan to Lugano?
The earliest bus departing from Milan to Lugano leaves at 6: 30 AM. The last bus departing from Milan to Lugano leaves at 9: 45 PM. You can find the latest Milan to Lugano bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a bus ticket from Milan to Lugano to get the best deals?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Milan to Lugano is on average $12 (€9) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus companies offering this route. In general, you can find bus tickets from Milan to Lugano available a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milan
Milano - Terminal Bus di Lampugnano
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines M1<br>Bus lines 68