How to travel from Lugano to Rome

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from Lugano to Rome

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

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

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Travel Information to Rome from Lugano

distanceDistance333 miles (537 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$20 - $14
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $14 (€12) • 10 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $20 (€17) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Alitalia or Frecciarossa

Travel 333 miles (537 km) by bus, train or flight between Lugano and Rome. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus, Alitalia or Frecciarossa among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Lugano to Rome.

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Travel on Frecciarossa, Italo and SWISS travel from Lugano to Rome at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Trenitalia is Italy’s national railroad company providing services across the whole country, giving you ample opportunity to discover the beauty and culture of Italy. Trenitalia’s fleet of travel include its high-speed travel Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca as well as intercity, regional and night travel. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard services on long-distance routes, and, in most cases, there is barrier-free access on Trenitalia travel.

Taking a travel with Trenitalia is a great way to travel between Lugano and Rome, and Omio can show you the best times and tickets available for the 333 miles (537 km) long travel trip. Trenitalia offers different fares for the Lugano to Rome trip with ticket options like Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchasing tickets. Simply check the current Trenitalia travel schedule, compare the cheapest, fastest, or earliest routes between Lugano and Rome, and buy your cheap Trenitalia travel ticket on Omio easily and securely today.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      Swiss is Switzerland’s leading airline and offers Economy and Business ticket fares for your next travel between Lugano and Rome.

        FAQs: Travel from Lugano to Rome

        FAQs: Travel to Rome 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 Rome.

        You can get to Rome from Lugano 3 different ways: bus, train or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Rome from Lugano is by taking a bus, which costs on average $14 (€12).

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

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

        A bus is $6 (€5) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Lugano to Rome costing on average $20 (€17).

        Taking a bus costs $53 (€46) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $66 (€58).

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

        There are alternative travel options to Rome that take longer:

        Bus takes on average 10 h 35 min.

        Taking a train requires on average 5 h 10 min of travel time.

        You should expect to travel around 333 miles (537 km) between Lugano and Rome.

        The average frequency per day from Lugano to Rome is:

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

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

          • Buses most often depart from Lugano at Lugano, Stazione Bus/ Via Romeo Manzoni and arrive in Rome at Rome, Termini (G).
          • Trains most often depart from Lugano at Lugano and arrive in Rome at Rome Termini.

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

          • You can go to Rome from Lugano by bus with FlixBus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $14 (€12) with FlixBus from Lugano to Rome on Omio.
          • You can go to Rome from Lugano by plane with Alitalia, Alitalia (2) or SWISS. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $59 (€52) with Alitalia from Lugano to Rome on Omio.
          • You can go to Rome from Lugano by train with Frecciarossa, Intercity Notte, Italo, Intercity, Aeroitalia, Regionale or Trenitalia. You'll see cheap train tickets for $20 (€17) with Aeroitalia from Lugano to Rome on Omio.

          Yes, there are direct routes from Lugano to Rome with the following travel companies:

          • You'll find direct buses with.
          • You can take a direct ferry with.
          • You can travel directly by plane with.
          • You can book a direct train with.

          Direct services to Rome 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.

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

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