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Overview: Train from London to Lugano

distanceDistance559 miles (902 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from London to Lugano cover the 559 miles (902 km) long journey taking on average 10 h 37 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Lugano, Stazione.

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FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains between London and Lugano?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Lugano, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Lugano, Switzerland?

All travellers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 20/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Lugano from London as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Lugano, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return train to London, United Kingdom from Lugano is: Partially open.

Is my return train into London from Lugano restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Lugano?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 21/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Lugano closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance by train from London to Lugano?

The London to Lugano train distance is approximately 559 miles (902 km).

How long is the train journey to Lugano from London?

The train time from London to Lugano is on average 10 h 37 min  for the 559 miles (902 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between London and Lugano by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from London to Lugano do I depart from? Which Lugano train station from London do I arrive in?

When taking the train between London and Lugano, you can choose to depart from train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Your journey can end in train stations such as Lugano, Stazione, Lugano and Lugano FLP.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria   and arrive in Lugano, Stazione.

Where is the train station in London to go to Lugano? Where is the train station in Lugano located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called London Victoria, is located 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre of London.

The most popular arrival train station, Lugano, Stazione, is located 0.2 miles (328 m) away from the city centre of Lugano.

How many train services are there to Lugano from London a day?

On average, there is 1 train a day from London to Lugano. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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London Victoria is the most popular London railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your journey to Lugano.
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Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139