Frankfurt am Main to Lugano train

Cheap train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano

Showing times and prices for Feb 01

Cheapest

30

Average

32

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Deutsche Bahn
04:19AMFrankfurt am Main7h11 11:30AMLugano
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301One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:32AMFrankfurt am Main7h26 10:58AMLugano
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301One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:50AMFrankfurt am Main7h08 02:58PMLugano
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301One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:56PMFrankfurt am Main10h02 06:58AMLugano
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301One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:50AMFrankfurt am Main6h08 10:58AMLugano
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301One-way

Train schedule from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano

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Deutsche Bahn
03:00AMFrankfurt am Main6h30 09:30AMLugano
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Deutsche Bahn
03:32AMFrankfurt am Main7h26 10:58AMLugano
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Deutsche Bahn
04:19AMFrankfurt am Main7h11 11:30AMLugano
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Deutsche Bahn
04:50AMFrankfurt am Main6h08 10:58AMLugano
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Deutsche Bahn
07:50AMFrankfurt am Main7h08 02:58PMLugano
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Deutsche Bahn
08:56PMFrankfurt am Main10h02 06:58AMLugano
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Fastest train times from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano

Showing times and prices for Feb 01

Fastest Journey

6 h 8 m

Average

7 h 24 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

458 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Frankfurt am Main for Lugano every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
04:50AMFrankfurt am Main6h08 10:58AMLugano
0 transfers
301One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:00AMFrankfurt am Main6h30 09:30AMLugano
0 transfers
401One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:50AMFrankfurt am Main7h08 02:58PMLugano
0 transfers
301One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:19AMFrankfurt am Main7h11 11:30AMLugano
0 transfers
301One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:32AMFrankfurt am Main7h26 10:58AMLugano
0 transfers
301One-way

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Overview: Train from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano

distanceDistance283 miles (457 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price$34 (€30)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano cover the 283 miles (457 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 45 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $34 (€30), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $34 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Lugano, Stazione.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano trains

You can travel by train between Frankfurt am Main and Lugano with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $34 (€30). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Lugano from Frankfurt am Main. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Frankfurt am Main to Lugano train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 42 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 8 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano

Travel Tips: Travel by train 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 Frankfurt am Main to Lugano.
FAQs

Travel between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Lugano, Switzerland by train is: Unrestricted.

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

International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

The information above was last checked on 1/24/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Frankfurt am Main and Lugano before traveling.

Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Unrestricted.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Frankfurt am Main from Lugano?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

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

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

Last checked on 1/24/23. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Frankfurt am Main from Lugano.

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano to cost as little as $34 (€30)  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Frankfurt am Main to Lugano train price to come in at an average of $34 (€30)  one way.
You should expect to travel around 283 miles (457 km)  to Lugano from Frankfurt am Main by train.
The train time to Lugano from Frankfurt am Main is on average 6 h 45 min  for the 283 miles (457 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Frankfurt am Main and Lugano by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When taking a train from Frankfurt am Main, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. 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 Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf   to Lugano, Stazione.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, located approximately 9.2 miles (14.8 km) from the city center of Frankfurt am Main. The most popular arrival train station in Lugano, called Lugano, Stazione, is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from its city center.

If you're looking for trains from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Lugano. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Frankfurt am Main to Lugano trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Frankfurt am Main for Lugano is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano at 5: 50 AM. The last train from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano that you can take departs at 11: 06 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
You can find trains to Lugano from Frankfurt am Main to cost on average $34 (€30) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Frankfurt am Main to Lugano train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this connection

Frankfurt am Main
Lugano
Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf is the most popular Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main for your trip to Lugano.
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At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
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Amenities at station
WifiWifi
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ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
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