How to travel from Munich to Lugano

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Travel Information from Munich to Lugano

distanceDistance192 miles (309 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $34
fastestFastest modeBus • $34 (€30) • 5 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 192 miles (309 km) to Lugano from Munich. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Munich to Lugano.

Travel Tips: Travel from Munich to Lugano

Travel Tips: Travel to Lugano 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 Munich to Lugano.
FAQs

Travel between Munich, Germany and Lugano, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Germany enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Lugano from Munich?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Lugano, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 1/24/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Lugano from Munich.

The current restriction level for returning to Munich, Germany from Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Munich, Germany from Lugano, Switzerland?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Munich from Lugano?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Munich, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany 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 1/24/23. 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 Munich from Lugano here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Munich to Lugano. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Munich to Lugano is by taking a flight with an average price of $5 (€4).

This is compared to other travel options to Lugano:

Taking a flight is usually $30 (€26) less than taking a bus to Lugano, which costs on average $34 (€30) for the same trip.

Taking a flight is usually $30 (€26) less than taking a train to Lugano, which costs on average $34 (€30) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Lugano from Munich is by bus with an average travel time of 5 h 40 min.

Other travel options to Lugano can usually take longer:

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

In comparison, going by train can take 12 h 24 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 192 miles (309 km) from Munich to Lugano.

The average frequency per day from Munich to Lugano is:

  • 2 buses a day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from München, ZOB and arrive in Lugano, Stazione FS.
  • Most travelers board their train from München Hbf and arrive in Lugano, Stazione.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Lugano by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Munich to Lugano tickets on Omio for $34 (€30).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Lugano. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Munich to Lugano tickets on Omio for $34 (€30).
Omio customers who travel from Munich to Lugano often also extend their vacation to go to Milan, Como or Zurich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Lugano and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $34 (€30) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $5 (€4) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $34 (€30) one way.

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

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