Milan to Lugano

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4 trains from $28
Tomorrow
8 trains from $28
Fri, May 31
9 trains from $28
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

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Bus
Sat
May 25
$28Trenitalia
$9Flixbus
Sun
May 26
$28Trenitalia
$12Flixbus
Mon
May 27
$28Trenitalia
$9Flixbus
Tue
May 28
$28Trenitalia
$9Flixbus
Wed
May 29
$28Trenitalia
$9Flixbus
Thu
May 30
$28Trenitalia
$9Flixbus
Fri
May 31
$28Trenitalia
$9Flixbus
Sat
Jun 1
$28Trenitalia
$9Flixbus
Sun
Jun 2
$28Trenitalia
$16Flixbus
Mon
Jun 3
$28Trenitalia
$9Flixbus
Tue
Jun 4
$28Trenitalia
$9Flixbus
Wed
Jun 5
$28Trenitalia
$9Flixbus
Thu
Jun 6
$28Trenitalia
$9Flixbus
Fri
Jun 7
$28Trenitalia
$9Flixbus
Sat
Jun 8
$28Trenitalia
$10Flixbus
Sun
Jun 9
$28Trenitalia
$9Flixbus
Mon
Jun 10
$28Trenitalia
$9Flixbus
Tue
Jun 11
$28Trenitalia
$9Flixbus
Wed
Jun 12
$28Trenitalia
$9Flixbus
Thu
Jun 13
$28Trenitalia
$9Flixbus
Fri
Jun 14
$28Trenitalia
$10Flixbus

Travel from Milan to Lugano: Journey Details

Those looking to travel from Milan to Lugano can choose either buses or trains to make the journey. Journey times between the two cities by direct bus or train are similar, taking between 1-3 hours. As the cities are only 78 kilometers apart making the journey by plane is not possible.

Return trips from Lugano to Milan are also available.

Buses from Milan to Lugano

Flixbus and Baltour have up to 4 direct buses from Milan to Lugano per day with journey times of between 1 and 3 hours, starting in the early hours of the morning and continuing until just after 5:00 p.m. Buses depart from Milan Lampugnano Bus Station in the city center. The station is well linked to Milan's efficient transport network of Metro trains, local buses and one of the world's largest tram systems. Taxis and car rentals are also available at the station. Buses terminate on the Via Basilea next to the city's train station and close to central Lugano.

Trains from Milan to Lugano

Trains from Milan to Lugano depart 16 times per day from just after 7:00 p.m. until around 10:00 p.m. These depart from Milano Centrale and take approximately 1 hour. There are also frequent departures from Milano Porta Garibaldi which connect at Chiasso and take around 1.5 hours. Both stations are centrally located and on Metro lines. Local buses, trams, taxis and car rentals link both stations to the city and surrounding areas. Lugano Station is on a hillside overlooking both the city and Lake Lugano with a funicular taking passengers down to the center and the lake. Much of Lugano is pedestrianized and very hilly so exploring on foot is the easiest option. Funiculars, ferries and taxis make up its public transport network.

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Best fares from Milan to Lugano

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Mon, May 27
Bus
Flixbus
21:451h 25m23:10
MilanLugano
Mon, May 27
Train
Trenitalia
17:251h 13m18:38
MilanLugano
Tue, May 28
Bus
Flixbus
21:451h 25m23:10
MilanLugano
Fastest Way to Travel from Milan to Lugano
Sat, Jun 1
Train
Trenitalia
15:281h 10m16:38
MilanLugano
Mon, May 27
Train
Trenitalia
17:251h 13m18:38
MilanLugano
Tue, May 28
Train
Trenitalia
17:251h 13m18:38
MilanLugano
Return Journeys from Lugano to Milan
Mon, May 27
Bus
Flixbus
16:151h 10m17:25
LuganoMilan
Mon, May 27
Train
Trenitalia
06:221h 13m07:35
LuganoMilan
Tue, May 28
Bus
Flixbus
16:151h 10m17:25
LuganoMilan
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Milan
Lugano
BusMilano - Terminal Bus di Lampugnano

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines M1
Bus lines 68
FlightMilan-Linate

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Where is the airport and what is the best way to get there?
City buses 73/X73 serve the airport and connect to various locations in Milan. There is no direct rail connection.
FlightMilan-Malpensa

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Where is the airport and what is the best way to get there?
Malpensa Express operates between City Centre and Malpensa Airport as well as bus services. To travel between Malpensa 1 and Malpensa 2, there is a free shuttle-bus service in operation 24 hours a day, with departures every 7 minutes during the day and every 30 minutes at night

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