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Overview: Train from Rome to Lugano

distanceDistance333 miles (537 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£52 (€59)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day

Trains from Rome to Lugano cover the 333 miles (537 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 55 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £43, but the average price of train tickets is £52. Travellers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Lugano, Stazione.

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FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Rome and Lugano?

Travel between Rome, Italy and Lugano, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland from Italy?

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

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

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
  • 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 from Rome to Lugano as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Rome, Italy from Lugano, Switzerland?

Return travel from Switzerland to Italy is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Rome, Italy?

The government of Italy 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 28/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Rome from Lugano.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Rome to Lugano?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Rome to Lugano for as little as £43  in the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a train from Rome to Lugano?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Rome to Lugano is £52  one way.

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

When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Rome to Lugano via train to be approximately 333 miles (537 km).

How long is the train journey from Rome to Lugano?

On average the train from Rome to Lugano duration is 9 h 55 min  for the 333 miles (537 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

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

Some of the Rome train stations to Lugano you can start your journey from include Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Lugano include Lugano, Stazione, Lugano and Lugano FLP.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Roma Termini   and arriving in Lugano, Stazione.

Where do I find the Rome train station to Lugano? Where is the Lugano train station?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Roma Termini and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Lugano most often arrive at Lugano, Stazione and need to travel around 0.2 miles (328 m) from this train station to the city centre.

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

On average, there are 10 trains a day from Rome to Lugano. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When can I take the first train from Rome to Lugano? When can I take the last train for the day?

If you prefer early morning trains from Rome to Lugano, the first train leaves at 05: 09. If you prefer late night trains from Rome to Lugano, the last train of the day leaves at 22: 55. Omio shows you the latest train from Rome to Lugano times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

How early should I purchase train tickets between Rome and Lugano to score the best deals?

If you book Rome to Lugano train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £52. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Rome and Lugano. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Roma Termini is the most popular Rome 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 Rome for your journey to Lugano.
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Metro lines: A (red), B (blue)
Bus lines: 5, H, 38, 40 Express, 50 Express, 64, 66, 70, 75, 82, 90 Express, 92, 105, 150F, 223, 310, 590, 714, 910, C2, C3
Tram lines: 5, 14
Train lines: Italo, FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, EN, CNL, R, Leonardo Express
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ParkingParking
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ticketOfficeHours
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Public transport options for Roma Tiburtina
Metro lines: LB
Bus lines: 62, 71, 111, 111F, 120F, 135, 163, 168, 211, 309, 409, n409, n041, C2, C3, Airport Shuttle
Train lines: FR, FA, IC, REG, FL1, FL2, FL3