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Train Information between Vienna and Lugano

distanceDistance379 miles (612 km)
durationAverage train duration10 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price$98 (€80)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Vienna to Lugano cover the 379 miles (612 km) long route taking on average 10 h 28 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $98 (€80), but the average price of train tickets is $98 (€80). Travelers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Lugano, Stazione.

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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Vienna to Lugano?

Travel between Vienna, Austria and Lugano, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland from Austria?

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

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

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 Vienna as this information can change.

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

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Lugano to Vienna is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Austria from Switzerland?

Reentry to Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • 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

What are the safety rules to follow in Vienna, Austria?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/13/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Vienna from Lugano here.

How much are cheap trains between Vienna and Lugano?
Train tickets from Vienna to Lugano for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $98 (€80)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket from Vienna to Lugano?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Vienna to Lugano train price to come in at an average of $98 (€80)  one way.
How far is Lugano from Vienna by train?
You should expect to travel around 379 miles (612 km)  to Lugano from Vienna by train.
How long is the train ride to Lugano from Vienna?
The train time between Vienna and Lugano is on average 10 h 28 min  for the 379 miles (612 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Vienna to Lugano by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Vienna to Lugano, which train station in Vienna do I depart from and which train station in Lugano do I arrive in?

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Wien Westbahnhof   to Lugano, Stazione.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Lugano, Stazione and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Lugano.

How many trains are there from Vienna to Lugano a day?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Vienna to Lugano. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Vienna to Lugano? When is the last train from Vienna to Lugano?
You can take the first train from Vienna to Lugano at 6: 30 AM. The last train from Vienna to Lugano that you can take departs at 2: 30 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Vienna to Lugano schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How early should I purchase train tickets to Lugano from Vienna to score the best deals?
You can find trains from Vienna to Lugano to cost on average $98 (€80) 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 trip. You’ll see tickets for the Vienna to Lugano train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Vienna
Lugano
The major railway station for departures from Vienna is Wien Westbahnhof. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Wien Westbahnhof for your journey to Lugano from Vienna.