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Train Information from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano

distanceDistance283 miles (457 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price$37 (€30)
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 route taking on average 6 h 8 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $37 (€30), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $37 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Lugano, Stazione.

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Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano
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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Frankfurt am Main and Lugano?

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

Is international entry into Lugano from Frankfurt am Main restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

The above information was last checked on 10/15/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Frankfurt am Main and Lugano closer to your date of departure here

What restrictions are there on reentering Germany from Lugano, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return train to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Lugano is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Frankfurt am Main from Lugano restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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:

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

Last checked on 10/15/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Frankfurt am Main from Lugano closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano cost?
Train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $37 (€30)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is the train between Frankfurt am Main and Lugano on average?
If you’re looking to purchase 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 $37 (€30)  one way.
What is the distance to Lugano from Frankfurt am Main by train?
The train distance from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano is around 283 miles (457 km).
How long is the train ride between Frankfurt am Main and Lugano?
On average the Frankfurt am Main to Lugano train time is 6 h 8 min  covering the 283 miles (457 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Frankfurt am Main goes to Lugano? What train station do I come into Lugano from Frankfurt am Main?

When departing from Frankfurt am Main, you have various train station options to start your route from including Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, 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 (Main) Flughafen   to Lugano, Stazione   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main to go to Lugano? Where is the train station in Lugano located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and travel around 6 mile (s) / 10 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Lugano, Stazione and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Lugano.

How many trains are there to Lugano from Frankfurt am Main a day?
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.
When is the earliest train from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano? When is the last train from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano?
The first Frankfurt am Main to Lugano train departs at 1: 06 PM   and the last train from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano leaves at 1: 06 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $37 (€30) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Lugano a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Lugano
Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen 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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