Venice to Lugano train

Cheap train tickets from Venice to Lugano

Showing times and prices for Feb 01

Cheapest

48

Average

59

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Venice to Lugano is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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12:10PMVenice Santa Lucia5h18 05:28PMLugano FLP
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481One-way
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11:10AMVenice Santa Lucia5h18 04:28PMLugano FLP
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481One-way
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01:10PMVenice Santa Lucia5h18 06:28PMLugano FLP
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481One-way
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06:10AMVenice Santa Lucia5h40 11:50AMLugano FLP
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481One-way
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06:34AMVenice Santa Lucia5h54 12:28PMLugano FLP
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481One-way

Train schedule from Venice to Lugano

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06:10AMVenice Santa Lucia5h40 11:50AMLugano FLP
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06:34AMVenice Santa Lucia5h54 12:28PMLugano FLP
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07:18AMVenice Santa Lucia4h32 11:50AMLugano FLP
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10:40AMVenice Santa Lucia6h48 05:28PMLugano FLP
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11:10AMVenice Santa Lucia5h18 04:28PMLugano FLP
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12:10PMVenice Santa Lucia5h18 05:28PMLugano FLP
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01:10PMVenice Santa Lucia5h18 06:28PMLugano FLP
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03:18PMVenice Santa Lucia4h10 07:28PMLugano FLP
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Fastest train times from Venice to Lugano

Showing times and prices for Feb 01

Fastest Journey

4 h 10 m

Average

5 h 22 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

269 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Venice for Lugano every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
03:18PMVenice Santa Lucia4h10 07:28PMLugano FLP
0 transfers
751One-way
2nd Fastest
07:18AMVenice Santa Lucia4h32 11:50AMLugano FLP
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781One-way
12:10PMVenice Santa Lucia5h18 05:28PMLugano FLP
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481One-way
11:10AMVenice Santa Lucia5h18 04:28PMLugano FLP
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481One-way
01:10PMVenice Santa Lucia5h18 06:28PMLugano FLP
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481One-way

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Overview: Train from Venice to Lugano

distanceDistance167 miles (269 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price$46 (€40)
frequencyTrain frequency13 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesTrenitalia or Frecciarossa

Trains from Venice to Lugano cover the 167 miles (269 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 18 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia or Frecciarossa. Normally, there are 13 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $46 (€40), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $43 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from Venezia Mestre and arrive in Lugano, Stazione.

Train providers: Trenitalia and Frecciarossa from Venice to Lugano trains

Buy your official Trenitalia and Frecciarossa train tickets to Lugano from Venice from $43 (€38) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

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Enjoy a comfortable train ride to Lugano from Venice with Frecciarossa, the premier high-speed train service from Trenitalia. Frecciarossa trains make about 200 connections across Italy per day and are known for their comfort, speed and reduced environmental impact. These trains reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), making your 167 miles (269 km) long journey from Venice to Lugano smooth and easy. All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.

Omio shows you the latest Trenitalia Frecciarossa train schedule for the Venice to Lugano route, so you can select the best times for your upcoming trip. Prices for Frecciarossa trains between Venice and Lugano start as low as $53 (€47) on Omio. You can select from three different ticket options: Super Economy, Economy, and Base. Once you’ve picked your preferred ticket, book a cheap train to Lugano from Venice with us today and enjoy your journey with Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa!

Venice to Lugano train information with Frecciarossa:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 16 min
  • Frecciarossa frequency: 10 a day

Find the perfect train from Venice to Lugano with Trenitalia. Trenitalia offers different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. You can also apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchase. The distance to Lugano from Venice by train is 167 miles (269 km) and the cheapest price for a one-way ticket is $43 (€38). Check out Trenitalia’s train schedule between Venice and Lugano, compare the best prices for the journey and book your cheap train ticket on Omio today!

Trenitalia is the main provider of train services in Italy, with a huge fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates trains such as the Eurocity (EC), Euronotte (EN), InterCity (IC), InterCitynotte (ICN), as well as the Regionale Veloce (RV), Regionale (R), Suburbano (S) and Metropolitano (M). Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Venice to Lugano

    Travel Tips: 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 Venice to Lugano.
    FAQs

    Travel between Venice, Italy and Lugano, Switzerland by train is: Unrestricted.

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

    International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Venice?

    Conditions of entry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    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: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

    The information above was last checked on 1/24/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Lugano from Venice before traveling.

    Return travel from Switzerland to Italy is: Unrestricted.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Venice from Lugano?

    Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

    Requirements for reentering:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Venice, Italy?

    The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

    Last checked on 1/9/23. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Venice from Lugano.

    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Venice to Lugano to cost as little as $43 (€38)  in the next 7 days.
    The Venice to Lugano train ticket price is on average $46 (€40)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Venice and Lugano by train to be approximately 167 miles (269 km).
    The train time to Lugano from Venice is on average 5 h 18 min  for the 167 miles (269 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Lugano from Venice by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    Some of the Venice train stations to Lugano you can start your journey from include Venezia Mestre, Venezia Santa Lucia and Venice. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Lugano include Lugano, Stazione, Lugano and Lugano FLP.

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Venezia Mestre   and arriving in Lugano, Stazione.

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Venezia Mestre, located approximately 5.6 miles (9.1 km) from the city center of Venice. The most popular arrival train station in Lugano, called Lugano, Stazione, is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from its city center.

    If you're looking for trains from Venice to Lugano, you can rely on Trenitalia or Frecciarossa to get you to Lugano. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Venice to Lugano route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there is 1 direct train per day from Venice to Lugano, and you can find a direct train for this route with Trenitalia  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    The average number of trains departing Venice for Lugano is 13 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    You can take the earliest train from Venice to Lugano at 5: 10 AM   or take the last train from Venice to Lugano leaving at 5: 10 AM. Look for the latest Venice to Lugano train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
    If you buy a train ticket from Venice to Lugano within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $46 (€40) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Venice to Lugano are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this connection

    Venice
    Lugano
    Venezia Mestre is the most popular Venice 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 Venice for your trip to Lugano.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +39 892021
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 30
    Public transit options for Venezia Mestre
    Bus lines: 2, 3, 10, 15, 18, 25a, 31, 31H, 32, 32H, 33H, 34H, 43, 53, 86, N1, 8AE
    Train lines: FR, FA, FB, EC, RJ, IC, EN, ICN, R, Italo
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +39 0415298711
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
    Public transit options for Venezia Santa Lucia
    Bus lines: 1, 2, 4. 1, 4. 2, 5. 1, 5. 2, 3, N
    Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, RER, EC, EN, RJ, VSOE

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