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from Berlin to Lugano

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Travel Information between Berlin and Lugano

distanceDistance492 miles (793 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$16 - $41
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $16 (€13) • 1 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $16 (€13) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Malta Air

Take a bus or flight to travel 492 miles (793 km) from Berlin to Lugano. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $16 (€13). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Malta Air among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Berlin to Lugano.

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for Switzerland due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling from Berlin to Lugano?

International travel from Berlin, Germany to Lugano, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Germany?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lugano if traveling from Berlin?

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 measures do I need to follow in Lugano, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/13/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Berlin to Lugano.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Berlin, Germany from Lugano, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return to Berlin, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Berlin from Lugano restricted?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Berlin from Lugano?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • 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)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Berlin, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 1/18/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Berlin from Lugano closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Berlin to Lugano?

There are 2 ways to get from Berlin to Lugano: bus or flight.

What is the cheapest way to get from Berlin to Lugano?

The cheapest way to go to Lugano from Berlin is by taking a flight, which costs on average $16 (€13).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lugano:

Taking a flight is about $25 (€21) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $41 (€34) for this route.

What is the quickest way to get from Berlin to Lugano?

The fastest way from Berlin to Lugano is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 40 min.

There are alternative travel options to Lugano that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 18 h 30 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Berlin to Lugano would I travel?

The Berlin to Lugano distance is around 492 miles (793 km).

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Berlin to Lugano?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Berlin to Lugano:

  • Buses most often depart from Berlin at Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and arrive in Lugano at Lugano, Stazione Noranco.

Which travel companies can take me from Berlin to Lugano?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Berlin to Lugano, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Lugano by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Berlin to Lugano for $41 (€34).
  • Travel with Malta Air to go to Lugano by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Malta Air Berlin to Lugano tickets on Omio for $16 (€13).

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Berlin and Lugano ends?

Many of our customers traveling from Berlin to Lugano don't make Lugano their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Lugano are Milan, Zurich or Como, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Lugano to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Berlin and Lugano online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Berlin to Lugano, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $41 (€34) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $16 (€13) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Berlin to Lugano online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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