Trains from Milan to Lugano

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Bus
Tue
Jul 23
$28Trenitalia
$12Flixbus
Wed
Jul 24
$28Trenitalia
$12Flixbus
Thu
Jul 25
$28Trenitalia
$12Flixbus
Fri
Jul 26
$28Trenitalia
$14Flixbus
Sat
Jul 27
$28Trenitalia
$12Flixbus
Sun
Jul 28
$28Trenitalia
$14Flixbus
Mon
Jul 29
$28Trenitalia
$12Flixbus
Tue
Jul 30
$28Trenitalia
$12Flixbus
Wed
Jul 31
$28Trenitalia
$12Flixbus
Thu
Aug 1
$28Trenitalia
$12Flixbus
Fri
Aug 2
$28Trenitalia
$14Flixbus
Sat
Aug 3
$28Trenitalia
$12Flixbus
Sun
Aug 4
$28Trenitalia
$14Flixbus
Mon
Aug 5
$28Trenitalia
$12Flixbus
Tue
Aug 6
$28Trenitalia
$12Flixbus
Wed
Aug 7
$28Trenitalia
$12Flixbus
Thu
Aug 8
$28Trenitalia
$12Flixbus
Fri
Aug 9
$28Trenitalia
$14Flixbus
Sat
Aug 10
$28Trenitalia
$12Flixbus
Sun
Aug 11
$28Trenitalia
$12Flixbus
Mon
Aug 12
$28Trenitalia
$12Flixbus

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Journey Summary

Milan to Lugano Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
1 hours 20 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $28
Trains depart from:Milan
Trains arrive in:Lugano
Distance:63 km
TrainTrain Companies:Trenitalia

Trains from Milan to Lugano

Trains in Europe are an efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. If you want to enjoy a trip to the slopes of Lugano, getting there by train from Milan is easy. Trenitalia currently runs a regular direct trains from Milan to Lugano. The first train of the day departs from Milano Centrale at 5:39 a.m., while the last train leaves at 7:25 p.m. All trains depart from either Milano Centrale or Porta Garibaldi train station and arrive at Lugano Stazione.

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Milan to Lugano Train Cost

Average prices for trains from Milan to Lugano when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€25

1 Day in Advance

€25

1 Week in Advance

€25

2 Weeks in Advance

€25

1 Month in Advance

€24

3 Months in Advance

€21

Milan to Lugano Trains: General Information


Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Milan to Lugano, with trains taking as little as 1¼ hours to arrive in Lugano.

  • autobus All Milan to Lugano trains are run by Trenitalia.
  • autobus Some trains are direct, while others require 2 transfers at Albate and Como. All trains depart from either Milano Centrale or Porta Garibaldi train station and arrive at Lugano Stazione.
  • autobus The Milan to Lugano train journey takes as little as 1 hour and 16 minutes to arrive in Lugano.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Milan to Lugano train tickets approximately 1 day in advance of the travel date.

Taking the Train from Milan

All trains from Milan to Lugano will depart from Milano Centrale, the city's major train station. The simplest route to Centrale is by catching the Milan Metro. Both the green and yellow lines stop at the rail terminus, and it takes about 10 minutes from the center of Milan. There are also direct rail connections to Milan's airports, along with local bus services.

Getting into Lugano by Train

Lugano is lively, beautifully situated and heaven for lovers of Alpine sports like skiing and hiking. In the summer, it's a cultural hot spot, with music and theater festivals - while the lakefront is a wonderful place to relax. In the winter, there are plenty of ski slopes around the town, making it a year-round destination within easy reach of Milan. All trains from Milan arrive at Lugano's main station, which is located a few hundred meters from the lakefront. You can walk to city center hotels, catch the number 4 bus (to "Centro") or take a ride on the funicular railway, which regularly descends straight into the town center. There are also buses to suburbs like Canobbio, and local trains serve other destinations on Lake Lugano like Melide.

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Best fares for trains from Milan to Lugano

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Fri, Jul 26
Train
Trenitalia
16:101h 20m17:30
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Sat, Jul 27
Train
Trenitalia
15:101h 20m16:30
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Fastest Trains from Milan to Lugano
Thu, Aug 1
Train
Trenitalia
05:151h 15m06:30
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Sun, Aug 4
Train
Trenitalia
05:151h 15m06:30
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Sat, Aug 10
Train
Trenitalia
05:151h 15m06:30
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Return Train Tickets for Lugano to Milan
Thu, Jul 25
Train
Trenitalia
11:301h 20m12:50
LuganoMilan
Fri, Jul 26
Train
Trenitalia
19:301h 20m20:50
LuganoMilan
Sat, Jul 27
Train
Trenitalia
19:301h 20m20:50
LuganoMilan

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Milan
Lugano
TrainMilano Centrale

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines M1, M2, M3, M5
TrainMilano Porta Garibaldi

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