Cheap train tickets from Lugano to Geneva

Showing times and prices for 27 May

Cheapest

£48

Average

£76

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Lugano to Geneva will cost around £ 76 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 48.

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06:50Lugano4h57 11:47Geneva
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£481One-way
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07:02Lugano4h45 11:47Geneva
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£481One-way
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06:02Lugano4h45 10:47Geneva
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£581One-way
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08:02Lugano4h45 12:47Geneva
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£741One-way
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07:48Lugano6h02 13:50Geneva
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£821One-way

Train schedule Lugano to Geneva

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06:02Lugano4h45 10:47Geneva
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06:50Lugano4h57 11:47Geneva
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07:02Lugano4h45 11:47Geneva
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07:48Lugano6h02 13:50Geneva
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08:02Lugano4h45 12:47Geneva
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10:48Lugano5h33 16:21Geneva
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20:02Lugano8h59 05:01Geneva
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21:02Lugano8h59 06:01Geneva
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Fri
27 May
£71SBB
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Sat
28 May
£63SBB
£147ITA
Sun
29 May
£108SBB
£374ITA
Mon
30 May
£56SBB
£147ITA
Tue
31 May
£65SBB
£147ITA
Wed
1 Jun
£64SBB
£147ITA
Thu
2 Jun
£52SBB
£147ITA
Fri
3 Jun
£56SBB
£147ITA
Sat
4 Jun
£72SBB
£147ITA
Sun
5 Jun
£56SBB
£147ITA
Mon
6 Jun
£89SBB
£147ITA
Tue
7 Jun
£47SBB
£147ITA
Wed
8 Jun
£47SBB
£147ITA

Fastest train times from Lugano to Geneva

Showing times and prices for 27 May

Fastest Journey

4 h 45 m

Average

6 h 5 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

217 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Lugano for Geneva every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 217 km distance in an average of 6 h 5 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 45 m .

The slowest trains will take 8 h 59 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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08:02Lugano4h45 12:47Geneva
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£741One-way
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06:02Lugano4h45 10:47Geneva
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£581One-way
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07:02Lugano4h45 11:47Geneva
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£481One-way
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06:50Lugano4h57 11:47Geneva
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£481One-way
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10:48Lugano5h33 16:21Geneva
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£1051One-way

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Overview: Train from Lugano to Geneva

distanceDistance135 miles (217 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price£73 (€82)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesFrecciabianca, SBB or Trenitalia

Trains from Lugano to Geneva cover the 135 miles (217 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 45 min with our travel partners like Frecciabianca, SBB or Trenitalia. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £73, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £56. Travellers depart most frequently from Lugano, Stazione and arrive in Genève.

Train providers: Trenitalia and SBB trains Lugano to Geneva

Trenitalia and SBB trains will get you to Geneva from Lugano from £56. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Trenitalia
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Trenitalia is Italy’s national railway company providing services across the whole country, giving you ample opportunity to discover the beauty and culture of Italy. Trenitalia’s fleet of trains include its high-speed trains Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca as well as intercity, regional and sleeper trains. Toilets and WiFi access are standard services on long-distance routes, and, in most cases, there is barrier-free access on Trenitalia trains.

Taking a train with Trenitalia is a great way to travel to Geneva from Lugano, and Omio can show you the best times and tickets available for the 135 miles (217 km) long train route. Trenitalia offers different fares for the Lugano to Geneva journey with ticket options like Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchasing tickets. Simply check the current Trenitalia train timetable, compare the cheapest, fastest, or earliest routes from Lugano to Geneva, and buy your cheap Trenitalia train ticket on Omio easily and securely today.

    Trenitalia has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Trenitalia tickets to Geneva from Lugano and when travelling by train:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Refund or voucher policy
    • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
    • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
    • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

    Travel Tips: Trains from Lugano to Geneva

    Travel by train to Geneva 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 Lugano to Geneva.
    FAQs

    How much does a cheap train between Lugano and Geneva cost?

    You can find a cheap train from Lugano to Geneva for some dates and times for as low as £56  one way in the next 7 days.

    What is the average price of train tickets from Lugano to Geneva?

    If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Lugano to Geneva train prices are on average £73  one way.

    How many miles is it from Lugano to Geneva by train?

    The Lugano to Geneva train distance is approximately 135 miles (217 km).

    How long does it take from Lugano to Geneva by train?

    While the time it takes to travel 135 miles (217 km) to Geneva from Lugano can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Lugano to Geneva is on average 4 h 45 min.

    What is the departure train station in Lugano and arrival train station in Geneva?

    When taking the train to Geneva from Lugano, you can choose to depart from train stations like Lugano, Stazione, Lugano and Lugano FLP. Your route can end in train stations such as Genève and Geneva.

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

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

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Lugano, Stazione, located approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre of Lugano. The most popular arrival train station in Geneva, called Genève, is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from its city centre.

    Which train providers can take me to Geneva from Lugano?

    If you're looking for trains from Lugano to Geneva, you can rely on Frecciabianca, SBB or Trenitalia to get you to Geneva. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Lugano to Geneva journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

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

    The average number of trains departing Lugano for Geneva is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    When does the first train depart from Lugano to Geneva? When does the last train depart from Lugano to Geneva?

    If you prefer early morning trains from Lugano to Geneva, the first train leaves at 06: 02. If you prefer late night trains from Lugano to Geneva, the last train of the day leaves at 21: 02. Omio shows you the latest train from Lugano to Geneva times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

    How early should I purchase train tickets from Lugano to Geneva to score the best deals?

    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets to Geneva from Lugano within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £73 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Lugano to Geneva a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Lugano
    Geneva
    Lugano, Stazione is the most popular Lugano 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 Lugano for your journey to Geneva.