The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Venice to Lugano is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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6 h 5 m
7 h 6 m
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Of the 6 buses that leave Venice for Lugano every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||167 miles (269 km)|
|Average bus duration||6 h 5 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$22 (€19)|
|Bus companies||BlaBlaCar 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. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $22 (€19), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $14 (€12). Travelers depart most frequently from Venice, Port San Basilio and arrive in Lugano, Stazione FS.
Find the best buses from Venice to Lugano with Omio's travel partners FlixBus from $14 (€12). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.
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.
Travel between Venice, Italy and Lugano, Switzerland by bus is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 1/24/23. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus from Venice to Lugano as this information can change.
Return travel from Switzerland to Italy is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 1/9/23. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your bus to Venice from Lugano.
There are a few bus stations in Venice to start your journey from including Venice, Port San Basilio, Venice, Port and Venice, Piazzale Roma (city center, vaporetto). In Lugano you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Lugano, Stazione FS, Lugano, Via Pretorio and Lugano, Via Ciani.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Venice, Port San Basilio and arrive in Lugano, Stazione FS.
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Venice, Port San Basilio and travel around 2.4 miles (3.9 km) from the city center to this bus station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Lugano, Stazione FS and need to travel approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the bus station to the city center in Lugano.
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