Bologna to Lugano train

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Cheap train tickets from Bologna to Lugano

Showing times and prices for 20 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Bologna to Lugano is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Trenitalia
14:504h38
Bologna
19:28Lugano
£311One-way
0 changes
Trenitalia
10:504h38
Bologna
15:28Lugano
£381One-way
0 changes
Trenitalia
11:504h38
Bologna
16:28Lugano
£411One-way
0 changes
Trenitalia
06:504h38
Bologna
11:28Lugano
£411One-way
0 changes
Trenitalia
12:504h38
Bologna
17:28Lugano
£411One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBologna to Lugano

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 20 June
Trenitalia
14:504h38
Bologna
19:28Lugano
0 changes
Trenitalia
11:504h38
Bologna
16:28Lugano
0 changes
Trenitalia
06:504h38
Bologna
11:28Lugano
0 changes
Trenitalia
10:504h38
Bologna
15:28Lugano
0 changes
Trenitalia
12:504h38
Bologna
17:28Lugano
0 changes

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Train times from Bologna to Lugano

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Fastest Journey

4 h 38 m

Average

4 h 38 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

251 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Bologna for Lugano every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Trenitalia
14:504h38
Bologna
19:28Lugano
£311One-way
0 changes
Trenitalia
11:504h38
Bologna
16:28Lugano
£411One-way
0 changes
Trenitalia
06:504h38
Bologna
11:28Lugano
£411One-way
0 changes
Trenitalia
10:504h38
Bologna
15:28Lugano
£381One-way
0 changes
Trenitalia
12:504h38
Bologna
17:28Lugano
£411One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Bologna to Lugano

distanceDistance156 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price£37 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesTrenitalia, Regionale, Frecciarossa, Italo or Intercity Notte

Trains from Bologna to Lugano cover the 156 miles long route taking on average 4 h 18 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia, Regionale, Frecciarossa, Italo or Intercity Notte. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £37, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £31. Travellers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Lugano.

Train companies: Trenitalia, Regionale and Frecciarossa trains Bologna to Lugano

You can travel by train between Bologna and Lugano with Trenitalia, Regionale and Frecciarossa for as low as £31. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Trenitalia is not only Italy's national railway company but also the country's largest train operator. Trenitalia’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca trains as well as intercity, regional and sleeper trains. Toilets and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access. Trenitalia offers different tickets, which vary in price and flexibility: Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even use Trenitalia discount cards on Omio. Make sure to look out for the latest offers from Trenitalia on Omio to score special deals!

For the 156 miles (251 km) long journey from Bologna to Lugano, you can book Trenitalia train tickets starting as low as £31 one-way on Omio quickly and easily. Check out the current Trenitalia timetable and book a cheap train between Bologna and Lugano in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Bologna to Lugano journey, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times and savings on your train journey.

Trenitalia from Bologna to Lugano train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 18 min
  • Cheapest Price: £31

FAQs: Bologna to Lugano train

FAQs: Travel by train from Bologna 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 Bologna to Lugano.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Bologna to Lugano can start from as little as £31 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bologna to Lugano is £37; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Lugano from Bologna is on average 4 h 18 min   for the 156 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Bologna to Lugano by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bologna to Lugano leaves at 04: 50. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bologna to Lugano leaves at 14: 50.
There are 7 trains a day from Bologna to Lugano which require at least one change with Trenitalia, Regionale, Frecciarossa, Italo or Intercity Notte. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Bologna to Lugano with Frecciarossa or Italo. Overall you can travel with the following companies: Trenitalia, Regionale, Frecciarossa, Italo or Intercity Notte.
For the best Bologna to Lugano train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Trenitalia, Regionale, Frecciarossa, Italo or Intercity Notte. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Bologna and Lugano to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from Bologna to Lugano with Intercity Notte. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Bologna, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Bologna Centrale, Bologna Borgo Panigale and Bologna S. Vitale. When arriving in Lugano, you can end your route in train stations like Lugano, Lugano FLP and Lugano, Stazione.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bologna Centrale, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Lugano, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Lugano from Bologna is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 18 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Bologna to Lugano is March.
You have options as you can travel from Bologna to Lugano 2 different ways: train or coach.

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