How to travel from Lugano to Venice

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from Lugano to Venice

You can get from Lugano to Venice by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Lugano to Venice on Jul 02 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Venice from Lugano

distanceDistance167 miles (269 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $50 (€45) • 4 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Trenitalia

Travel 167 miles (269 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Lugano to Venice. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lugano to Venice.

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FAQs

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

Can I enter Italy if coming from Switzerland?

Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is fully 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:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 7/1/22; 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 from Lugano to Venice.

The restriction level for your return to Lugano, Switzerland from Italy is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Lugano from Venice restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Lugano from Venice?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Lugano, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 6/25/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Lugano from Venice closer to your date of departure here.

You can travel between Lugano and Venice 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Venice is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Venice:

A ferry is generally $29 (€26) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $29 (€26) from Lugano to Venice.

A ferry is $53 (€47) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Lugano to Venice costing on average $53 (€47).

Taking a ferry is usually $50 (€45) less than taking a train to Venice, which costs on average $50 (€45) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel from Lugano to Venice is by train, which takes on average 4 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Venice by bus can take on average 5 h 55 min.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 167 miles (269 km) from Lugano to Venice.

The average frequency per day from Lugano to Venice is:

  • 8 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Lugano to Venice depart from Lugano, Stazione FS to Venice, Port San Basilio.
  • Most travelers board their train from Lugano, Stazione and arrive in Venezia Mestre.

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

  • You can go to Venice from Lugano by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $29 (€26) with Flixbus from Lugano to Venice on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Lugano to Venice with Trenitalia. Cheap tickets can be found for $50 (€45) with Trenitalia 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.

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

  • Bus tickets cost $29 (€26) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $53 (€47) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $50 (€45) one way on average.

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

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