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Train Information between Zurich and Lugano

distanceDistance95 miles (154 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price$65 (€53)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day

Trains from Zurich to Lugano cover the 95 miles (154 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 53 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $53 (€43), but the average price of train tickets is $65 (€53). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Lugano, Stazione.

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Trains from Zurich to Lugano
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FAQs
How much are cheap trains from Zurich to Lugano?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Zurich and Lugano for as low as $53 (€43)  for the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train between Zurich and Lugano?
The train price from Zurich to Lugano is on average $65 (€53)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How far is Zurich to Lugano by train?
The train distance from Zurich to Lugano is around 95 miles (154 km).
What is the Zurich to Lugano train travel time?
On average the Zurich to Lugano train time is 1 h 53 min  covering the 95 miles (154 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Zurich to Lugano, which train station in Zurich do I depart from and which train station in Lugano do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Zurich to start your route from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. In Lugano you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Lugano, Stazione, Lugano and Lugano FLP.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Zürich HB   and arrive in Lugano, Stazione.

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

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Zürich HB and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this train station.

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

How many train services are there from Zurich to Lugano a day?
The average number of trains departing Zurich for Lugano is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Zurich to Lugano? When does the last train depart from Zurich to Lugano?
You can take the first train from Zurich to Lugano at 6: 22 AM. The last train from Zurich to Lugano that you can take departs at 9: 22 AM. Omio shows you the latest train from Zurich to Lugano schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets between Zurich and Lugano for the best deals?
You can find trains between Zurich and Lugano to cost on average $65 (€53) 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 Zurich to Lugano train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Lugano
Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your trip to Lugano.