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Overview: Train from Lugano to London

distanceDistance559 miles (902 km)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day

Trains from Lugano to London cover the 559 miles (902 km) long journey taking on average 21 h 16 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Lugano, Stazione and arrive in London Victoria.

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What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Lugano to London?

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

Can I enter United Kingdom from Switzerland?

International entry status: 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 entry:

  • 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?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 22/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Lugano to London as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering Switzerland from London, United Kingdom?

Return travel from United Kingdom to Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Lugano from London?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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?

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

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

Last checked on 20/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Lugano from London.

What is the distance between Lugano and London via train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Lugano to London via train to be approximately 559 miles (902 km).

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

On average the Lugano to London train time is 21 h 16 min  covering the 559 miles (902 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

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

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

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

Where is the Lugano train station located? Where is the London train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Lugano, Stazione, which is located around 0.2 miles (328 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Victoria, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre.

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

On average, there are 4 trains a day from Lugano to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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 London.