Florence to Lugano train

Cheap train tickets from Florence to Lugano

Showing times and prices for Jul 04

Cheapest

53

Average

80

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.

Trenitalia
11:33AMFlorence6h55 06:28PMLugano
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531One-way
Trenitalia
08:07AMFlorence6h21 02:28PMLugano
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581One-way
Frecciarossa
08:55AMFlorence3h33 12:28PMLugano
0 transfers
1301One-way

Train schedule from Florence to Lugano

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, July 4
Trenitalia
08:07AMFlorence6h21 02:28PMLugano
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Frecciarossa
08:55AMFlorence3h33 12:28PMLugano
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Trenitalia
11:33AMFlorence6h55 06:28PMLugano
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Fastest train times from Florence to Lugano

Showing times and prices for Jul 04

Fastest Journey

3 h 33 m

Average

5 h 36 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

308 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Florence for Lugano every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Frecciarossa
08:55AMFlorence3h33 12:28PMLugano
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1301One-way
Trenitalia
08:07AMFlorence6h21 02:28PMLugano
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581One-way
Trenitalia
11:33AMFlorence6h55 06:28PMLugano
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531One-way

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Overview: Train from Florence to Lugano

distanceDistance190 miles (307 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price$55 (€50)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersRegionale, Trenitalia, Frecciarossa or ItaloTreno

Trains from Florence to Lugano cover the 190 miles (307 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 7 min with our travel partners like Regionale, Trenitalia, Frecciarossa or ItaloTreno. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $50 (€46), but the average price of train tickets is $55 (€50). Travelers depart most frequently from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Lugano, Stazione.

Train providers: Trenitalia, Frecciarossa and Italo from Florence to Lugano trains

Find the best trains between Florence and Lugano with Omio's travel partners Trenitalia, Frecciarossa and Italo from $50 (€46). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Trenitalia
Frecciarossa
Italo

Trenitalia is not only Italy's national railroad company but also the country's largest train operator. Trenitalia’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca trains as well as intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access. Trenitalia offers different tickets, which vary in price and flexibility: Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even use Trenitalia discount cards on Omio. Make sure to look out for the latest offers from Trenitalia on Omio to score special deals!

For the 190 miles (307 km) long route to Lugano from Florence, you can book Trenitalia train tickets starting as low as $50 (€46) one-way on Omio quickly and easily. Check out the current Trenitalia schedule and book a cheap train between Florence and Lugano in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Florence to Lugano trip, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times and savings on your train trip.

  • Average Price: $50

There’s no need to fly between Italian hotspots when you can simply take a Frecciarossa train to reach your destination in just a few hours. Frecciarossa is the premier high-speed train service from Trenitalia, Italy’s national railroad company, with around 200 connections made across Italy per day. These trains reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), making them one of the fastest in the world. You can expect to travel 190 miles (307 km) to Lugano from Florence on a Frecciarossa high-speed train. All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.

You can find the best deals on cheap Frecciarossa train tickets right here. As an official travel partner of Trenitalia, Omio shows you all travel information for the Florence to Lugano journey, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times, and cheap fares. Once you’re ready, buy your Florence to Lugano train ticket on Omio and enjoy traveling in full comfort on a Frecciarossa train!

Train information from Florence to Lugano with Frecciarossa:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 55 min
  • Frecciarossa frequency: 5 a day

Italo is a brand of high-speed trains operated by the Italian train company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV). Its fleet of trains includes the Italo AGV 575, the premier high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), and the Italo EVO, an eco-friendly train that can reach a maximum speed of 150 mph (250 km/h). Italo offers four different class options, but each train car is modernly equipped with a high level of comfort. You can choose between the Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive classes. Standard services in all Italo trains include bathrooms, free WiFi, power outlets, reclining leather seats, footrests, snack machines and Italo Live (free onboard entertainment featuring a selection of movies, music and games). Italo offers three types of fares with different prices and flexibility: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex.

Italo from Florence to Lugano train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 57 min
  • Italo frequency: 6 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Florence to Lugano

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FAQs

Travel by train between Florence, Italy and Lugano, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Lugano from Florence restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 7/2/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lugano from Florence closer to your date of departure here

The restriction level for your return train to Florence, Italy from Lugano is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Florence from Lugano restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Florence, 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 7/1/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Florence from Lugano closer to your date of departure here here.

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Florence to Lugano for the next 7 days starting from $50 (€46)  one way.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $55 (€50)  for a train ticket from Florence to Lugano.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Florence and Lugano by train to be approximately 190 miles (307 km).
On average the Florence to Lugano train time is 6 h 7 min  covering the 190 miles (307 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When taking a train from Florence, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Firenze Rifredi and Firenze Campo di Marte. When you arrive in Lugano, your train can arrive in train stations including Lugano, Stazione, Lugano and Lugano FLP.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Firenze Santa Maria Novella   to Lugano, Stazione.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Firenze Santa Maria Novella, located approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center of Florence. The most popular arrival train station in Lugano, called Lugano, Stazione, is located around 0.2 miles (328 m) away from its city center.

Take the Florence to Lugano train with Regionale, Trenitalia, Frecciarossa or ItaloTreno. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip between Florence and Lugano as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Florence to Lugano. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this route departs from Florence at 6: 21 AM. The last train leaves from Florence at 1: 33 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Florence to Lugano and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you purchase a train ticket from Florence to Lugano within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $55 (€50) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Lugano from Florence are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Florence
Lugano
Firenze Santa Maria Novella is the most popular Florence railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Florence for your trip to Lugano.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 0552352595
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Tram lines: T1, T2
Bus lines: 6, 11, 12, 13, 17, 23, 36, 37, C4
Train lines: FR, FA, Italo
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 892021
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 15 - 20: 45
Public transit options for Firenze Campo di Marte
Bus lines: 12, 13, 33
Train lines: FA, IC, ICN, R

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