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from Turin to Lugano

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Travel Information between Turin and Lugano

distanceDistance89 miles (143 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $35
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $14 (€11) • 3 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $14 (€11) • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Trenitalia

Travel 89 miles (143 km) by bus or train from Turin to Lugano. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€11). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Turin to Lugano.

Travel Tips

Travel from Turin to Lugano
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 Turin to Lugano.
What are the international travel restrictions for Switzerland due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling to Lugano from Turin?

Travel between Turin, Italy and Lugano, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Italy enter Switzerland?

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

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

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 10/15/21. 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 Turin and Lugano.

Are there restrictions on reentering Italy from Lugano, Switzerland due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to Turin, Italy from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Turin from Lugano restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Italy:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Turin, Italy?

You should observe these safety measures in Italy 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 Italy was last checked on 10/20/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Turin from Lugano closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Turin to Lugano?

There are 2 ways to get from Turin to Lugano: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Turin and Lugano?

The cheapest way to travel between Turin and Lugano is by taking a bus with an average price of $14 (€11).

This is compared to other travel options to Lugano:

Taking a bus is about $21 (€17) less than taking a train, which costs on average $35 (€29) for this trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Turin to Lugano?

The fastest way from Turin to Lugano is by bus with an average journey time of 3 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Lugano that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Lugano by train can take on average 3 h 34 min.

How far is it from Turin to Lugano?

The Turin to Lugano distance is around 89 miles (143 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Turin to Lugano is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Turin to Lugano depart from Turin, Stazione Lingotto to Lugano, Stazione Noranco.
  • Most travelers take a train from Torino Porta Nuova to Lugano, Stazione.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Turin to Lugano?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Lugano. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Turin to Lugano tickets on Omio for $14 (€11).
  • Trenitalia can get you to Lugano by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Trenitalia from Turin to Lugano for $35 (€29) on Omio.
Is there a direct service from Turin to Lugano?

Yes, there are direct routes from Turin to Lugano with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 12 direct trains a day to Lugano with.

Direct services to Lugano tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Turin to Lugano?
Your trip from Turin 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 Turin to Lugano tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lugano today!
How early should I book tickets between Turin and Lugano online for the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $14 (€11) one way.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $35 (€29) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Turin 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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