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.
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1 h 53 m
1 h 54 m
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Of the 4 trains that leave Zurich for Lugano every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||95 miles (154 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 53 min|
|Average train ticket price||$51 (€46)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 15 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Trenitalia or SBB|
Trains from Zurich to Lugano cover the 95 miles (154 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 53 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia or SBB. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $51 (€46), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $24 (€21). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Lugano, Stazione.
Trenitalia and SBB trains will get you to Lugano from Zurich from $24 (€21). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Trenitalia is not only Italy's national railroad company but also the country's largest train operator with an impressive 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 intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.
Find the perfect train to cover the 95 miles (154 km) long route from Zurich to Lugano with Trenitalia. Trenitalia offers different fares like the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. You can even use Trenitalia discount cards on Omio. Make sure to look out for the latest offers from Trenitalia on Omio to score special deals! Check out the current Trenitalia schedule and book a cheap train between Zurich and Lugano in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Zurich to Lugano trip, such as departure and arrival times, train stations, number of stops, journey times and more.
SBB is Switzerland's main train company and for your next train trip to Lugano from Zurich, SBB offers these ticket types: Round-trip Standard Ticket or First Class.
If you're looking for cheap SBB tickets between Zurich and Lugano, check out Omio! With one-way Zurich to Lugano train ticket prices starting as low as $24 (€21) when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Lugano from Zurich by showing you the latest SBB offers, train schedules and tickets for this 95 miles (154 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this route, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard with SBB. If you search for SBB tickets between Zurich and Lugano in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train to Lugano from Zurich on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with SBB so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.
When taking a train from Zurich, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon. When you arrive in Lugano, your train can arrive in train stations including Lugano, Stazione, Lugano and Lugano FLP.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Zürich HB to Lugano, Stazione.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Zürich HB and need to travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 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 0.2 miles (328 m) from this train station to the city center.
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