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Overview: Train from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano

distanceDistance283 miles (457 km)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano cover the 283 miles (457 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 20 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Lugano, Stazione.

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FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains between Frankfurt am Main and Lugano?

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

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/20/22. 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.

Are there restrictions on returning to Germany from Switzerland by train?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Lugano to Frankfurt am Main is: Partially open

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

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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

Last checked on 1/27/22. 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 train to Frankfurt am Main from Lugano here.

What is the distance from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano by train?

The Frankfurt am Main to Lugano train distance is approximately 283 miles (457 km).

How long is the train ride from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano?

On average the Frankfurt am Main to Lugano train travel time is 7 h 20 min  for the 283 miles (457 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano do I depart from? Which Lugano train station from Frankfurt am Main do I arrive in?

When departing from Frankfurt am Main, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. When arriving in Lugano, you can end your trip in train stations like Lugano, Stazione, Lugano and Lugano FLP.

Omio customers book a train from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf   to Lugano, Stazione   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main? Where is the train station in Lugano?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, located approximately 6.7 miles (10.8 km) from the city center of Frankfurt am Main. The most popular arrival train station in Lugano, called Lugano, Stazione, is located around 0.2 miles (328 m) away from its city center.

How many trains are there between Frankfurt am Main and Lugano a day?

On average, there are 8 trains a day from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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