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from Lugano to Venice

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Travel Information between Lugano and Venice

distanceDistance167 miles (269 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$34 - $69
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $34 (€28) • 6 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $69 (€56) • 5 h 18 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Trenitalia

Take a bus or train to travel 167 miles (269 km) to Venice from Lugano. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 18 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $34 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Lugano to Venice.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Italy due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between Lugano and Venice?

International travel from Lugano, Switzerland to Venice, Italy is: Partially open.

Can I enter Italy if coming from Switzerland?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Venice if traveling from Lugano?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Venice, Italy due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Italy must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/19/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Lugano and Venice.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Lugano, Switzerland from Venice, Italy?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Lugano, Switzerland from Venice, 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 Venice?

  • 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 10/15/21. 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 Venice here.

How do I reach Venice from Lugano?

There are 2 ways to get from Lugano to Venice: bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Venice from Lugano is by taking a bus, which costs on average $34 (€28).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Venice:

A bus is generally $34 (€28) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $69 (€56) from Lugano to Venice.

What is the fastest way to get from Lugano to Venice?

The fastest way to get to Venice from Lugano is by train with an average travel time of 5 h 18 min.

Other travel options to Venice can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Venice by bus can take on average 6 h 15 min.

How many miles from Lugano to Venice would I travel?

Venice is approximately 167 miles (269 km) away from Lugano.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Lugano to Venice?

The average frequency per day from Lugano to Venice is:

  • 10 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Lugano and in Venice?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Lugano to Venice:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Lugano, Stazione Noranco and arrive in Venezia, Aeroporto internazionale Marco Polo di Venezia.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Lugano to Venice depart from Lugano, Stazione to Venezia Mestre.
Who can get me from Lugano to Venice?

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Venice by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Lugano to Venice for $34 (€28) on Omio.
  • Trenitalia can get you to Venice by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Trenitalia from Lugano to Venice for $69 (€56) on Omio.
Can I travel directly to Venice from Lugano?

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

  • You'll find 10 direct trains a day to Venice with Trenitalia.

Direct services to Venice 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 trip.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Lugano to Venice?
Omio customers who travel from Lugano to Venice often also extend their vacation to go to Rome, Milan or Florence. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Venice and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I purchase tickets to Venice from Lugano online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Lugano to Venice, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $34 (€28) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $69 (€56) one way.

But we recommend booking Lugano to Venice tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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