|Distance||190 miles (307 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$2 - $43|
|Fastest mode||Train • $43 (€37) • 5 h 50 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Trenitalia|
Travel 190 miles (307 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Florence to Lugano. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Florence to Lugano.
Travel from Florence, Italy to Lugano, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.
The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Florence and Lugano closer to your planned date of departure here.
The current restriction level for returning to Florence, Italy from Switzerland is: Unrestricted.
Reentering Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
All travelers returning to Italy must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 1/9/23. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Florence from Lugano here.
There are 4 travel options from Florence to Lugano: bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Florence to Lugano is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $2 (€2) compared to other travel options to Lugano:
A flight is $15 (€13) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Florence to Lugano costing on average $17 (€15).
Taking a flight is about $40 (€35) less than taking a train, which costs on average $43 (€37) for this trip.
The quickest way to travel from Florence to Lugano is by train, which takes on average 5 h 50 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, going by bus can take 9 h 50 min on average.
In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.
The distance is approximately 190 miles (307 km) from Florence to Lugano.
The average frequency per day from Florence to Lugano is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Florence and Lugano as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Florence to Lugano:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Florence to Lugano, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Florence to Lugano with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Lugano tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.
Before traveling from Florence to Lugano, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Florence to Lugano tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.