Lugano to Zurich train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Lugano to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Jun 19

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

2 h 53 m

Average

3 h 3 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

155 km

Cheap train tickets from Lugano to start from $70 with an average ticket price of $71.

The fastest train from Lugano to takes 2h 53m in comparison to an average duration of 3h 3m and covers a distance of 155 km.

10 trains that leave Lugano for every day with 4 travelling directly.

Cheapest
SBB
10:02AM2h53
Lugano, Stazione
12:55PMZürich Hbf
$701One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
SBB
09:30AM2h57
Lugano, Stazione
12:27PMZürich Hbf
$701One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
SBB
08:30AM2h57
Lugano, Stazione
11:27AMZürich Hbf
$701One-way
0 transfers
SBB
09:02AM2h53
Lugano, Stazione
11:55AMZürich Hbf
$701One-way
1 transfer
SBB
10:02AM3h08
Lugano, Stazione
01:10PMZürich Oerlikon
$731One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Lugano to Zurich

distanceDistance95 miles (154 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price$78 (€68)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesSBB

Trains from Lugano to Zurich cover the 95 miles (154 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 53 min with our travel partners like SBB. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $42 (€37), but the average price of train tickets is $78 (€68). Travelers depart most frequently from Lugano and arrive in Zürich Hbf.

Train providers: SBB from Lugano to Zurich trains

Buy your official SBB train tickets between Lugano and Zurich from $26 (€22) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

SBB is the national railway company of Switzerland which operates trains from Lugano to Zurich. It operates a wide range of trains, including InterCity, InterRegio, RegioExpress, Regio, S-Bahn, and InterCityExpress. InterCity trains are the fastest, with speeds of up to 200 km/h, while Regio trains are the slowest, with speeds of up to 120 km/h. SBB also offers a variety of ticket types, such as the Swiss Travel Pass, Half-Fare Card, and Super Saver tickets. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a restaurant car. The most popular routes for SBB are from Zurich to Geneva, Basel to Bern, and Geneva to Lausanne.

Lugano to Zurich train information with SBB:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 7 min
  • Cheapest Price: $26

FAQs: Trains from Lugano to Zurich

FAQs: Travel by train from Lugano to Zurich 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 Lugano to Zurich.
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Cheap train tickets from Lugano to Zurich can start from as little as $42 (€37) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Lugano to Zurich is $78 (€68); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Zurich from Lugano is on average 1 h 53 min   for the 95 mile (154 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Lugano to Zurich by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Lugano to Zurich leaves at 5: 30 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Lugano to Zurich leaves at 9: 02 PM.
When taking a train from Lugano to Zurich, you can count on SBB for the best way to get you to Zurich. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Zurich from Lugano and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 9: 02 PM.

When departing from Lugano, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Lugano, Lugano FLP and Lugano, Stazione. When arriving in Zurich, you can end your trip in train stations like Zürich Hbf, Zurich Airport and Zürich Stadelhofen.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Lugano, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Zürich Hbf, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Zurich from Lugano is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 53 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Lugano to Zurich is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Lugano and Zurich including taking a train, flight or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Lugano and Zurich

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Zurich
Lugano is the most popular Lugano 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 Lugano for your trip to Zurich.
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