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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 (€38)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Venice to Lugano cover the 167 miles (269 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 18 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $46 (€38), but the average price of train tickets is $46 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from Venezia Mestre and arrive in Lugano, Stazione.

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FAQs

Is travel by train currently allowed from Venice, Italy to Lugano, Switzerland?

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

Can I enter Switzerland from Italy?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • 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 1/13/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Venice to Lugano as this information can change.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Lugano, Switzerland to Venice, Italy?

Return travel from Switzerland to Italy is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/15/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Venice from Lugano.

How much are cheap trains between Venice and Lugano?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Venice to Lugano to cost as little as $46 (€38)  in the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train between Venice and Lugano?

If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Venice to Lugano train price to come in at an average of $46 (€38)  one way.

How far is Venice to Lugano by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Lugano from Venice by train to be approximately 167 miles (269 km).

How long is the train from Venice to Lugano?

While the time it takes to travel 167 miles (269 km) from Venice to Lugano can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Venice to Lugano train journey time is on average 5 h 18 min.

Which train station from Venice to Lugano do I depart from? Which Lugano train station from Venice do I arrive in?

When taking the train from Venice to Lugano, you can choose to depart from train stations like Venezia Mestre, Venezia Santa Lucia and Venice. Your trip can end in train stations such as Lugano, Stazione, Lugano and Lugano FLP.

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

Where do I find the Venice train station to Lugano? Where is the Lugano train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Venezia Mestre, is located 5.5 miles (8.9 km) from the city center of Venice.

The most popular arrival train station, Lugano, Stazione, is located 0.2 miles (328 m) away from the city center of Lugano.

How many trains are there from Venice to Lugano a day?

The average number of trains departing Venice for Lugano is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When does the first train depart from Venice to Lugano? When does the last train depart from Venice to Lugano?

The earliest train for this route departs from Venice at 5: 34 AM. The last train leaves from Venice at 1: 10 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Venice to Lugano and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I purchase Venice to Lugano train tickets to get the best deals?

If you book the Venice to Lugano train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $46 (€38). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Venice and Lugano. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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.
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+39 892021
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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
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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