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Overview: Train from Paris to Lugano

distanceDistance365 miles (588 km)
priceAverage train ticket price£197 (€225)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day

Trains from Paris to Lugano cover the 365 miles (588 km) long route taking on average 8 h 23 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £197, but the average price of train tickets is £197. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Lugano, Stazione.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Paris and Lugano?

Travel by train between Paris, France and Lugano, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lugano from Paris restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

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

The above information was last checked on 20/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Paris to Lugano closer to your date of departure here.

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

Return travel from Switzerland to France is: Partially open.

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

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Lugano?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 21/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Lugano.

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

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Lugano from Paris to cost as little as £197  in the next 7 days.

What is the average price of train tickets between Paris and Lugano?

If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Paris to Lugano train price to come in at an average of £197  one way.

What is the distance between Paris and Lugano by train?

You should expect to travel around 365 miles (588 km)  to Lugano from Paris by train.

How many hours does it take from Paris to Lugano by train?

On average the train from Paris to Lugano duration is 8 h 23 min  for the 365 miles (588 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

When travelling by train from Paris to Lugano, which train station in Paris do I depart from and which train station in Lugano do I arrive in?

When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When arriving in Lugano, you can end your trip in train stations like Lugano, Stazione, Lugano and Lugano FLP.

Omio customers book a train from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Lugano, Stazione   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Paris located? Where is the arrival train station in Lugano located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Lugano, Stazione, located 0.2 miles (328 m) away from the city centre.

How many train services are there between Paris and Lugano a day?

The average number of trains departing Paris for Lugano is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Paris to Lugano? When is the last train from Paris to Lugano?

You can take the first train from Paris to Lugano at 18: 06   or take the last train from Paris to Lugano leaving at 18: 06. Look for the latest Paris Lugano train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.

How early should I book train tickets between Paris and Lugano to score the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Paris to Lugano is on average £197 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Paris to Lugano available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Lugano
Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your journey to Lugano.
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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Public transport options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de l'Est
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C

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