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from Lugano to Rome

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Travel Information to Rome from Lugano

distanceDistance333 miles (537 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$51 - $61
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $51 (€42) • 10 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $54 (€44) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlitalia, Flixbus or Trenitalia

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 333 miles (537 km) to Rome from Lugano. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $51 (€42). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Alitalia, Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lugano to Rome.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Lugano, Switzerland to Rome, Italy?

Travel from Lugano, Switzerland to Rome, Italy is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Rome from Lugano restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Rome, Italy from Lugano?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Rome, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 10/27/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Rome from Lugano closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Switzerland from Rome, Italy?

The current restriction level for returning to Lugano, Switzerland from Italy is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Lugano, Switzerland from Rome, Italy?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Lugano from Rome?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Lugano, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/23/21. 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 Lugano from Rome here.

What are the ways to get from Lugano to Rome?

There are 3 ways to get from Lugano to Rome: flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to travel to Rome from Lugano is by taking a bus with an average price of $51 (€42).

This is compared to other travel options to Rome:

Taking a bus is about $2 (€2) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $54 (€44) for this route.

A bus is $10 (€8) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Lugano to Rome costing on average $61 (€50).

What is the fastest way to travel from Lugano to Rome?

The fastest way to get to Rome from Lugano is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Rome can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Rome by bus can take on average 10 h 20 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 8 h 50 min.

What is the distance between Lugano and Rome?

Rome is approximately 333 miles (537 km) away from Lugano.

How many services a day are there to Rome from Lugano?

The average frequency per day from Lugano to Rome is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Rome from Lugano as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Lugano and Rome, where do I depart from Lugano and where do I arrive in Rome?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Lugano at Lugano, Stazione Noranco and arrive in Rome at Rome, Tiburtina Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Lugano, Stazione and tend to arrive in Roma Termini.
Who can get me from Lugano to Rome?

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

  • Alitalia can get you to Rome by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Alitalia from Lugano to Rome for $54 (€44) on Omio.
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Rome by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Lugano to Rome tickets on Omio for $51 (€42).
  • Trenitalia can get you to Rome by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Trenitalia from Lugano to Rome for $61 (€50) on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Lugano to Rome?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Lugano to Rome often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Milan, Florence or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Lugano and Rome itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Rome and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book my Lugano to Rome one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $54 (€44) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets cost $51 (€42) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $61 (€50) one way on average.

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

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