You can get from Geneva to Lugano by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||135 miles (217 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$74 - $215|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $74 (€60) • 6 h 9 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $215 (€175) • 3 h 30 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Alitalia or SBB|
Take a bus, flight or train to travel 135 miles (217 km) from Geneva to Lugano. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $74 (€60). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Alitalia or SBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Geneva to Lugano.
There are 3 ways to travel to Lugano from Geneva including taking a bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Lugano is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $74 (€60) compared to other travel options to Lugano:
Taking a train is usually $6 (€5) less than taking a bus to Lugano, which costs on average $80 (€65) for the same trip.
Taking a train is about $141 (€115) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $215 (€175) for this journey.
The quickest way to travel to Lugano from Geneva is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 30 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, going by bus can take 7 h 35 min on average.
In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 9 min on average.
The distance is approximately 135 miles (217 km) from Geneva to Lugano.
The average frequency per day from Geneva to Lugano is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Lugano from Geneva as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Geneva to Lugano:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Geneva 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 journey.
Before traveling from Geneva 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 Geneva to Lugano tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.