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from Munich to Lugano

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

Our recommendation

To get from Munich to Lugano on Oct 28 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:55PMMunich Hbf6h03 08:58PMLugano
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$951One-way
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02:55PMMunich Hbf6h03 08:58PMLugano
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06:52PMMunich Hbf6h33 01:25AMLugano
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04:52PMMunich Hbf6h06 10:58PMLugano
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08:55AMMunich Hbf6h03 02:58PMLugano
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Thu
Oct 28
$86Deutsche Bahn
$80Flixbus
$335ITA
Fri
Oct 29
$76Deutsche Bahn
$43Flixbus
$140easyJet
Sun
Oct 31
$37Deutsche Bahn
$43Flixbus
$283Air Dolomiti

Travel Information between Munich and Lugano

distanceDistance192 miles (309 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$27 - $101
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $27 (€22) • 5 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $30 (€25) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, Flixbus or ÖBB

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 192 miles (309 km) to Lugano from Munich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $27 (€22). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are easyJet, Flixbus or ÖBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Munich to Lugano.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Munich, Germany and Lugano, Switzerland allowed?

Travel between Munich, Germany and Lugano, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • 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

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

This information was last checked on 10/23/21. 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 between Munich and Lugano.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Germany from Lugano, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return to Munich, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Munich from Lugano restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Munich, Germany?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 10/27/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Munich from Lugano closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Munich to Lugano?

There are 3 ways to travel from Munich to Lugano including taking a flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Munich to Lugano?

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Lugano is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $27 (€22) compared to other travel options to Lugano:

A bus is generally $3 (€3) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $30 (€25) from Munich to Lugano.

A bus is $74 (€60) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Munich to Lugano costing on average $101 (€82).

What is the fastest way from Munich to Lugano?

The fastest way to get to Lugano from Munich is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Lugano can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 5 h 35 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 7 h 47 min.

What is the distance from Munich to Lugano?

Lugano is approximately 192 miles (309 km) away from Munich.

How many services a day are there from Munich to Lugano?

The average frequency per day from Munich to Lugano is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

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

When traveling from Munich to Lugano, what are the departure and arrival points in Munich and Lugano?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from München, ZOB and arrive in Lugano, Stazione Noranco.
  • Most travelers catch their train from München Hbf and arrive in Lugano, Stazione.
Which travel operators can get me to Lugano from Munich?

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 easyJet for flights to Lugano. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for easyJet Munich to Lugano tickets on Omio for $30 (€25).
  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Lugano. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Munich to Lugano tickets on Omio for $27 (€22).
  • Travel with ÖBB for trains to Lugano. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for ÖBB Munich to Lugano tickets on Omio for $101 (€82).
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Munich to Lugano?
Your trip from Munich to Lugano doesn't have to end in Lugano. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Zurich or Como. If you’d like to add Milan, Zurich or Como to your Munich to Lugano tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lugano today!
When should I buy a ticket from Munich to Lugano online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $30 (€25) one way.
  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $27 (€22) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $101 (€82) one way.

But we recommend booking Munich to Lugano 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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