Zurich to Lugano train

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Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Lugano

Showing times and prices for 20 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Zurich to Lugano is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
SBB
10:052h43
Zürich Hbf
12:48Lugano, Stazione
£761One-way
1 change
Cheapest
SBB
09:332h55
Zürich Hbf
12:28Lugano, Stazione
£761One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
SBB
08:052h43
Zürich Hbf
10:48Lugano, Stazione
£761One-way
1 change
Cheapest
SBB
08:332h55
Zürich Hbf
11:28Lugano, Stazione
£761One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
SBB
09:052h43
Zürich Hbf
11:48Lugano, Stazione
£761One-way
0 changes

Train timetableZurich to Lugano

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 20 June
SBB
08:052h43
Zürich Hbf
10:48Lugano, Stazione
1 change
SBB
08:163h12
Zürich Oerlikon
11:28Lugano, Stazione
1 change
SBB
08:332h55
Zürich Hbf
11:28Lugano, Stazione
0 changes
SBB
08:512h57
Zürich Oerlikon
11:48Lugano, Stazione
1 change
SBB
09:052h43
Zürich Hbf
11:48Lugano, Stazione
0 changes
SBB
09:163h12
Zürich Oerlikon
12:28Lugano, Stazione
1 change
SBB
09:332h55
Zürich Hbf
12:28Lugano, Stazione
0 changes
SBB
09:512h57
Zürich Oerlikon
12:48Lugano, Stazione
2 changes
SBB
10:052h43
Zürich Hbf
12:48Lugano, Stazione
1 change
SBB
10:163h12
Zürich Oerlikon
13:28Lugano, Stazione
1 change

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Train times from Zurich to Lugano

Showing times and prices for 20 Jun

Fastest Journey

2 h 43 m

Average

2 h 56 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

155 km

Of the 10 trains that leave Zurich for Lugano every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
SBB
10:052h43
Zürich Hbf
12:48Lugano, Stazione
£761One-way
1 change
Fastest
SBB
08:052h43
Zürich Hbf
10:48Lugano, Stazione
£761One-way
1 change
Fastest
SBB
09:052h43
Zürich Hbf
11:48Lugano, Stazione
£761One-way
0 changes
SBB
09:332h55
Zürich Hbf
12:28Lugano, Stazione
£761One-way
0 changes
SBB
08:332h55
Zürich Hbf
11:28Lugano, Stazione
£761One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Zurich to Lugano

distanceDistance95 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price£64 (€72)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesSBB

Trains from Zurich to Lugano cover the 95 miles long route taking on average 1 h 53 min with our travel partners like SBB. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £41, but the average price of train tickets is £64. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich Hbf and arrive in Lugano.

Train providers: SBB trains Zurich to Lugano

For as little as £41 you can travel by train to Lugano from Zurich with SBB. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

SBB is the national railway company of Switzerland which operates trains from Zurich to Lugano. It operates a wide range of trains, including InterCity, InterRegio, RegioExpress, Regio, S-Bahn, and InterCityExpress. InterCity trains are the fastest, with speeds of up to 200 km/h, while Regio trains are the slowest, with speeds of up to 120 km/h. SBB also offers a variety of ticket types, such as the Swiss Travel Pass, Half-Fare Card, and Super Saver tickets. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a restaurant car. The most popular routes for SBB are from Zurich to Geneva, Basel to Bern, and Geneva to Lausanne.

SBB from Zurich to Lugano train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 53 min
  • Cheapest Price: £41

FAQs: Zurich to Lugano train

FAQs: Travel by train from Zurich to Lugano 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 Zurich to Lugano.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Lugano can start from as little as £41 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Zurich to Lugano is £64; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Zurich to Lugano is 1 h 53 min   to travel the 95 mile long route. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner to search for a specific date.
The first train from Zurich to Lugano leaves at 06: 05. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Zurich to Lugano leaves at 22: 51.
Take the Zurich to Lugano train with SBB. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route from Zurich to Lugano as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 51.

When departing from Zurich, you have various train station options to start your route from including Zürich Hbf, Zurich Airport and Zürich Stadelhofen. When arriving in Lugano, you can end your trip in train stations like Lugano, Lugano FLP and Lugano, Stazione.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Zürich Hbf, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Lugano, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Lugano from Zurich is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 53 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Zurich to Lugano by train is October.
You have options as you can travel to Lugano from Zurich 3 different ways: coach, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Zurich and Lugano

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Lugano
Zürich Hbf is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your journey to Lugano.
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