How to travel from Lugano to Milan

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from Lugano to Milan

How to get from Lugano to Milan by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Lugano to Milan is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
09:15AM1h30
Lugano, Via Ciani
10:45AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
$131One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
09:05PM1h15
Lugano, Via Ciani
10:20PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
$101One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
FlixBus
04:20PM1h10
Lugano, Via Ciani
05:30PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
$131One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Trenitalia
10:30AM1h20
Lugano FLP
11:50AMMilan Centrale
$321One-way
0 transfers
Trenitalia
11:30AM1h20
Lugano FLP
12:50PMMilan Centrale
$321One-way
0 transfers
Trenitalia
09:30AM1h20
Lugano FLP
10:50AMMilan Centrale
$321One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
07:35AM1h35
Lugano, Via Ciani
09:10AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
$131One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
06:00AM1h25
Lugano, Via Ciani
07:25AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
$121One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
06:55PM1h10
Lugano, Via Ciani
08:05PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
$171One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information from Lugano to Milan

distanceDistance38 miles (62 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $9
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 1 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Trenitalia

Travel 38 miles (62 km) by bus or train to Milan from Lugano. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Lugano to Milan.

How to get from Lugano to Milan

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Lugano to Milan, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Lugano to Milan and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Find the best route from Lugano to Milan with Omio's travel partners Marino Autolinee, Trenitalia and Alsa! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

Enjoy the travel ride from Lugano to Milan with Trenitalia, Italy’s main provider of travel services throughout the country with an impressive fleet of travel offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The company's flagship travel are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca that can travel at speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh). Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and night travel. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance travel routes. In many cases, Trenitalia travel also provide barrier-free access.

Trenitalia tickets between Lugano and Milan are available on Omio, and you can find the best deals for them in just a few steps. Trenitalia offers three different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. Trenitalia also has discount and loyalty cards for qualified travelers, which you can use on Omio. When traveling on a Trenitalia travel between Lugano and Milan, you can expect to travel 38 miles (62 km). Check Trenitalia’s travel times and tickets for the Lugano to Milan trip and buy your cheap ticket on Omio today!

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Lugano to Milan

      FAQs: Travel to Milan 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 Lugano to Milan.
      FAQs

      There are 2 options to travel to Milan from Lugano including taking a bus or train.

      The cheapest way to go to Milan from Lugano is by taking a bus, which costs on average $9 (€8).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Lugano to Milan:

      A bus is () less than a ferry with an average ticket price of () from Lugano to Milan.

      A bus is () less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Lugano to Milan costing on average ().

      A bus is $10 (€9) less than a train with an average ticket price of $20 (€17) from Lugano to Milan.

      The fastest way from Lugano to Milan is by bus with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Milan that take longer:

      Train takes on average 1 h 20 min.

      Milan is approximately 38 miles (62 km) away from Lugano.

      The average frequency per day from Lugano to Milan is:

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Lugano and Milan as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

        • Buses most often depart from Lugano at Lugano, Stazione Bus/ Via Romeo Manzoni and arrive in Milan at Milano, Milan Linate Airport.
        • Trains mostly leave from Lugano and tend to arrive in Milan Centrale.

        Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Lugano to Milan:

        • You can go to Milan from Lugano by bus with FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. BlaBlaCar Bus, Marino Autolinee, Croatia Bus d. O. O. Or Alsa. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $9 (€8) with FlixBus from Lugano to Milan on Omio.
        • You can take a train from Lugano to Milan with Trenitalia or Regionale. Cheap tickets can be found for $20 (€17) with Trenitalia from Lugano to Milan.

        Yes, there are direct services available from Lugano to Milan with the following travel companies:

        • Take a direct bus with FlixBus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. BlaBlaCar Bus or Marino Autolinee.
        • Take a direct ferry with.
        • Take a direct flight with.
        • Direct services by train with Trenitalia.

        Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Milan as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Milan from Lugano.

        Many of our customers who book a trip from Lugano to Milan often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Rome, Venice, Florence or Como. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Lugano and Milan itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Milan and any of these top destinations today!

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