Venice to Lugano bus

Cheap bus tickets from Venice to Lugano

Showing times and prices for May 23

Cheapest

20

Average

35

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.

08:10AMVenice3h30 11:40AMLugano
0 transfers
201One-way
Cheapest
11:30AMMestre, Stazione6h05 05:35PMLugano, Via Ciani
0 transfers
231One-way
05:40AMVenice3h10 08:50AMLugano
0 transfers
231One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:15AMVenezia, Tronchetto6h20 05:35PMLugano, Via Ciani
0 transfers
261One-way
08:00AMMestre, Stazione7h40 03:40PMLugano, Via Ciani
1 transfer
291One-way

Bus schedule from Venice to Lugano

Showing buses for tomorrow, Monday, May 23
01:00AMVenezia, Tronchetto8h45 09:45AMLugano, Via Ciani
1 transfer
01:15AMMestre, Stazione8h30 09:45AMLugano, Via Ciani
1 transfer
05:40AMVenice3h10 08:50AMLugano
0 transfers
06:30AMVenezia, Tronchetto9h10 03:40PMLugano, Via Ciani
1 transfer
08:00AMMestre, Stazione7h40 03:40PMLugano, Via Ciani
1 transfer
08:10AMVenice3h30 11:40AMLugano
0 transfers
11:15AMVenezia, Tronchetto6h20 05:35PMLugano, Via Ciani
0 transfers
11:30AMMestre, Stazione6h05 05:35PMLugano, Via Ciani
0 transfers

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Bus times from Venice to Lugano

Showing times and prices for May 23

Fastest Journey

3 h 10 m

Average

6 h 38 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

269 km

Of the 8 buses that leave Venice for Lugano every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

05:40AMVenice3h10 08:50AMLugano
0 transfers
231One-way
08:10AMVenice3h30 11:40AMLugano
0 transfers
201One-way
Fastest
11:30AMMestre, Stazione6h05 05:35PMLugano, Via Ciani
0 transfers
231One-way
2nd Fastest
11:15AMVenezia, Tronchetto6h20 05:35PMLugano, Via Ciani
0 transfers
261One-way
08:00AMMestre, Stazione7h40 03:40PMLugano, Via Ciani
1 transfer
291One-way

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Overview: Bus from Venice to Lugano

distanceDistance167 miles (269 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$24 (€22)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersBlaBlaCar or Flixbus

Buses from Venice to Lugano cover the 167 miles (269 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 5 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar or Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $20 (€18), but the average price of bus tickets is $24 (€22). Travelers depart most frequently from Venezia Mestre and arrive in Lugano, Stazione FS.

Bus companies: FlixBus from Venice to Lugano

You can travel by bus from Venice to Lugano with FlixBus for as low as $20 (€18). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: $20

Travel Tips: Bus to Lugano from Venice

Take the bus to Lugano easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Venice to Lugano.
FAQs

Travel between Venice, Italy and Lugano, Switzerland by bus is: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Italy?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Venice?

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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

When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 5/9/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Venice to Lugano before traveling.

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Lugano to Venice is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Italy from Switzerland?

Reentry to Italy 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?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

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

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

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

Last checked on 5/19/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Venice from Lugano here.

Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Venice to Lugano to cost as little as $20 (€18)  in the next 7 days.
The bus price between Venice and Lugano is on average $24 (€22)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
The bus distance from Venice to Lugano is around 167 miles (269 km).
On average the Venice to Lugano bus time is 6 h 5 min  covering the 167 miles (269 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When taking a bus from Venice, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Venice, Port San Basilio, Venice, Port and Venice, Piazzale Roma (city center, vaporetto). When you arrive in Lugano, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Lugano, Stazione FS, Lugano, Via Pretorio and Lugano, Via Ciani.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Venezia Mestre   to Lugano, Stazione FS.

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Venezia Mestre and need to travel around 5.6 miles (9.1 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Lugano most often arrive at Lugano, Stazione FS and need to travel around 0.2 miles (336 m) from this bus station to the city center.

If you're looking for buses from Venice to Lugano, you can rely on BlaBlaCar or Flixbus to get you to Lugano. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Venice to Lugano journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, you can search for direct buses from Venice to Lugano on Omio with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your bus ticket.
You can take the first bus from Venice to Lugano at 5: 05 AM. The last bus from Venice to Lugano that you can take departs at 11: 15 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Venice to Lugano schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this trip and save money. If you buy bus tickets to Lugano from Venice within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $24 (€22) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Venice to Lugano a few months in advance.

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