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from Lugano to Zurich

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

Our recommendation

To get from Lugano to Zurich on Dec 10 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:02AMLugano, Stazione2h05 11:07AMZürich Stadelhofen
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$631One-way
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09:02AMLugano, Stazione2h05 11:07AMZürich Stadelhofen
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$631One-way
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10:30AMLugano, Stazione2h07 12:37PMZürich Stadelhofen
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$631One-way
10:02AMLugano, Stazione2h05 12:07PMZürich Stadelhofen
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$651One-way
01:02PMLugano, Stazione2h05 03:07PMZürich Stadelhofen
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$671One-way

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Fri
Dec 10
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Sat
Dec 11
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Sun
Dec 12
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Mon
Dec 13
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Tue
Dec 14
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Wed
Dec 15
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Thu
Dec 16
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Fri
Dec 17
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Sat
Dec 18
$42SBB
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Mon
Dec 20
$63SBB
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Tue
Dec 21
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Thu
Dec 23
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Fri
Dec 24
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Sat
Dec 25
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Sun
Dec 26
$42SBB
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Mon
Dec 27
$42SBB
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Tue
Dec 28
$48SBB
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Dec 29
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Travel Information between Lugano and Zurich

distanceDistance95 miles (154 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$60 - $462
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $60 (€50) • 1 h 53 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $462 (€386) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline or SBB

Travel 95 miles (154 km) by flight or train between Lugano and Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $60 (€50). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Lufthansa Cityline or SBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lugano to Zurich.

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FAQs

How do I go from Lugano to Zurich?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Lugano and Zurich. You can take a flight or train.

How do I get from Lugano to Zurich the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Zurich is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $60 (€50) compared to other travel options to Zurich:

A train is generally $403 (€336) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $462 (€386) from Lugano to Zurich.

What is the fastest way from Lugano to Zurich?

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

Other travel options to Zurich can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 1 h 53 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between Lugano and Zurich?

The distance from Lugano to Zurich is approximately 95 miles (154 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Lugano to Zurich is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Lugano? Where do I arrive in Zurich?

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

  • Most travelers take a train from Lugano, Stazione to Zürich HB.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Lugano to Zurich?

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

  • You can go to Zurich from Lugano by plane with Lufthansa Cityline. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $462 (€386) with Lufthansa Cityline from Lugano to Zurich on Omio.
  • You can go to Zurich from Lugano by train with SBB. You'll see cheap train tickets for $60 (€50) with SBB from Lugano to Zurich on Omio.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Zurich from Lugano ends?

Your trip from Lugano to Zurich doesn't have to end in Zurich. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Munich. If you’d like to add Paris, Milan or Munich to your Lugano to Zurich tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Zurich today!

How early should I book Lugano to Zurich tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $462 (€386) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $60 (€50) one way on average.

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