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Journey details

Journey duration 2 h 35 min
Connections per day 136
First departure: 05:34
Last departure: 22:10
Distance 154km

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Which companies travel from Zurich to Lugano by train?

Virail cooperates with more than 200 partners in Europe and in the rest of the world, among which also SBB serving the train route Zurich - Lugano.

What is the cheapest price for train tickets to Lugano?

Ticket price Zurich - Lugano every day

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Trains from Zurich to Lugano


Don't forget to buy food and drinks in advance if you need them: train stations do not always have shops, while onboard cafés are not always available and often very expensive.

For short distances like between Zurich and Lugano, busses and carpooling are good alternatives to the train, thanks to their low costs. Also, busses have the advantage of getting to the smallest towns where the is no train station.

Which stations do the trains to Lugano leave from?

Trains leave Zurich from Zürich Altstetten, Zürich HB, Zürich Flughafen or Zürich Oerlikon and arrive at Lugano.

How long does it take from Zurich to Lugano and when do the trains leave?

On average, it takes 2 hours and 33 minutes to get to Lugano by train, but you will need 2 hours and 16 minutes with the fastest trains. The first one is available at 07:01, whereas the last one leaves Zurich at 19:01.

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