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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5 h 22 m
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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.
|Distance||167 miles (269 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 18 min|
|Average train ticket price||$46 (€40)|
|Train frequency||13 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||Trenitalia 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.
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.
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:
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 between Venice, Italy and Lugano, Switzerland by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
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.
Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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