Zurich to Lugano train

Thu, May 23
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Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Lugano

Showing times and prices for May 23

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
SBB
09:05AM2h49
Zürich Hbf
11:54AMLugano-Paradiso
$931One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
SBB
09:33AM3h06
Zürich Hbf
12:39PMLugano-Paradiso
$931One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
SBB
08:05AM2h49
Zürich Hbf
10:54AMLugano-Paradiso
$931One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
SBB
08:33AM3h06
Zürich Hbf
11:39AMLugano-Paradiso
$931One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from Zurich to Lugano

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, May 23
SBB
08:05AM2h49
Zürich Hbf
10:54AMLugano-Paradiso
2 transfers
SBB
08:33AM3h06
Zürich Hbf
11:39AMLugano-Paradiso
1 transfer
SBB
09:05AM2h49
Zürich Hbf
11:54AMLugano-Paradiso
1 transfer
SBB
09:33AM3h06
Zürich Hbf
12:39PMLugano-Paradiso
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Zurich to Lugano

Showing times and prices for May 23

Fastest Journey

2 h 49 m

Average

2 h 57 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

155 km

It's difficult to get from Zurich to Lugano without transferring at least once.

Fastest
SBB
09:05AM2h49
Zürich Hbf
11:54AMLugano-Paradiso
$931One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
SBB
08:05AM2h49
Zürich Hbf
10:54AMLugano-Paradiso
$931One-way
2 transfers
SBB
09:33AM3h06
Zürich Hbf
12:39PMLugano-Paradiso
$931One-way
1 transfer
SBB
08:33AM3h06
Zürich Hbf
11:39AMLugano-Paradiso
$931One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Zurich to Lugano

distanceDistance95 miles (154 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price$83 (€72)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersSBB

Trains from Zurich to Lugano cover the 95 miles (154 km) long route taking on average 1 h 53 min with our travel partners like SBB. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $83 (€72), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $53 (€46). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich Hbf and arrive in Lugano.

Train companies: SBB from Zurich to Lugano trains

Buy your official SBB train tickets from Zurich to Lugano from $37 (€32) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular trip.

SBB is the national railway company of Switzerland which operates trains from Zurich to Lugano. It operates a wide range of trains, including InterCity, InterRegio, RegioExpress, Regio, S-Bahn, and InterCityExpress. InterCity trains are the fastest, with speeds of up to 200 km/h, while Regio trains are the slowest, with speeds of up to 120 km/h. SBB also offers a variety of ticket types, such as the Swiss Travel Pass, Half-Fare Card, and Super Saver tickets. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a restaurant car. The most popular routes for SBB are from Zurich to Geneva, Basel to Bern, and Geneva to Lausanne.

Train information from Zurich to Lugano with SBB:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 43 min
  • Cheapest Price: $37

FAQs: Trains from Zurich to Lugano

FAQs: Travel by train from Zurich 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 Zurich to Lugano.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Lugano can start from as little as $53 (€46) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Zurich to Lugano is $83 (€72); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Zurich to Lugano is on average 1 h 53 min   for the 95 mile (154 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Zurich and Lugano by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Zurich to Lugano leaves at 6: 05 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Zurich to Lugano leaves at 10: 51 PM.
For the best Zurich to Lugano train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with SBB. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Zurich and Lugano to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 51 PM.

When departing from Zurich, you have various train station options to start your route from including Zürich Hbf, Zurich Airport and Zürich Stadelhofen. When arriving in Lugano, you can end your route in train stations like Lugano, Lugano FLP and Lugano, Stazione.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Zürich Hbf, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Lugano, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Lugano from Zurich is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 53 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Zurich to Lugano by train is October.
You have options as you can travel between Zurich and Lugano 3 different ways: bus, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Zurich and Lugano

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Lugano
Zürich Hbf 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.
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