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Train Information between Munich and Lugano

distanceDistance192 miles (309 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price$39 (€32)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day

Trains from Munich to Lugano cover the 192 miles (309 km) long route taking on average 6 h 6 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $39 (€32), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $37 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Lugano, Stazione.



Deutsche Bahn trains from Munich to Lugano

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Munich to Lugano. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Munich to Lugano and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Travel Tips

Trains from Munich to Lugano
Travel by train to Lugano 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 Munich to Lugano.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Munich, Germany and Lugano, Switzerland allowed?

Travel between Munich, Germany and Lugano, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland from Germany?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Munich?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/15/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Lugano from Munich as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Germany from Lugano, Switzerland?

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

Is my return train into Munich 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 Munich, 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 10/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Munich from Lugano closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap train tickets from Munich to Lugano cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Munich to Lugano to cost as little as $37 (€30)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Munich to Lugano?
The Munich to Lugano train ticket price is on average $39 (€32)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How far is Munich to Lugano by train?
The distance to Lugano from Munich by train is approximately 192 miles (309 km).
How long is the train to Lugano from Munich?
On average the Munich to Lugano train travel time is 6 h 6 min  for the 192 miles (309 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Munich to Lugano depart from? Which Lugano train station do I come into from Munich?

When taking the train to Lugano from Munich, you can choose to depart from train stations like München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz. Your route can end in train stations such as Lugano, Stazione, Lugano and Lugano FLP.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from München Hbf   and arrive in Lugano, Stazione.

Where is the train station in Munich? Where is the train station in Lugano?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, München Hbf, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Munich. The most popular arrival train station in Lugano, called Lugano, Stazione, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

How many train services are there from Munich to Lugano a day?
The average number of trains departing Munich for Lugano is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Munich to Lugano? When is the last train from Munich to Lugano?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Munich at 7: 43 AM. The last train leaves from Munich at 2: 52 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Munich to Lugano and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase train tickets between Munich and Lugano to score the best deals?
You can find trains to Lugano from Munich to cost on average $39 (€32) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Munich to Lugano train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Munich
Lugano
München Hbf is the most popular Munich 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 Munich for your trip to Lugano.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: ICE, RJ, NJ, IC, EC, RE, RB
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U4, U5, U7
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S6, S7, S8
Tram lines: 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Bus lines: 68, X98