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.
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6 h 8 m
7 h 24 m
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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.
|Distance||283 miles (457 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 45 min|
|Average train ticket price||$34 (€30)|
|Train frequency||8 a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche 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.
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 (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:
Travel between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Lugano, Switzerland by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
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.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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