How to get to Lugano from Milan

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from Milan to Lugano

How to get to Lugano from Milan by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Milan to Lugano is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
09:301h20
Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
10:50Lugano, Via Ciani
£191One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
BlaBlaCar Bus
05:251h10
Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
06:35Lugano, Via Ciani
£91One-way
0 changes
Fastest
BlaBlaCar Bus
05:251h10
Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
06:35Lugano, Via Ciani
£91One-way
0 changes
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Trenitalia
09:101h18
Milan Centrale
10:28Lugano FLP
£251One-way
0 changes
Trenitalia
13:101h18
Milan Centrale
14:28Lugano FLP
£251One-way
0 changes
Trenitalia
15:101h18
Milan Centrale
16:28Lugano FLP
£251One-way
0 changes
FlixBus
19:301h25
Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
20:55Lugano, Via Ciani
£121One-way
0 changes
FlixBus
11:301h20
Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
12:50Lugano, Via Ciani
£291One-way
0 changes
FlixBus
21:201h45
Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
23:05Lugano, Via Ciani
£121One-way
0 changes

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Travel Information from Milan to Lugano

distanceDistance38 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £13
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £7 • 1 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £7 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Trenitalia

Take a coach or train to travel 38 miles to Lugano from Milan. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are FlixBus or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Milan to Lugano.

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All travel companies: Train and Coach Companies from Milan to Lugano

You can travel by train or coach for as low as £8 (€9). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Trenitalia travel tickets to Lugano from Milan are available on Omio for as little as £15. Trenitalia is Italy’s national railway operator with a huge fleet of travel offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship travel are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates travel such as the Eurocity (EC), Euronotte (EN), InterCity (IC), InterCitynotte (ICN), as well as the Regionale Veloce (RV), Regionale (R), Suburbano (S) and Metropolitano (M). Toilets and WiFi access are standard on long-distance travel routes. In most cases, the travel also provide barrier-free access.

Trenitalia offers three different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. Trenitalia also has discount and loyalty cards for qualified travellers, which you can use on Omio. When travelling on a Trenitalia travel to Lugano from Milan, you can expect to travel 38 miles (62 km). Check Trenitalia’s travel timetables and tickets for the Milan to Lugano route and book your cheap ticket on Omio today!

Milan to Lugano travel information with Trenitalia:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 18 min
  • Cheapest Price: £15

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

Milan to Lugano travel information with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 20 min
  • Cheapest Price: £8

FAQs: Milan to Lugano

FAQs: Travel 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 Milan to Lugano.
FAQs

There are 2 ways to get from Milan to Lugano: coach or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Milan and Lugano is a coach with an average price of £7.

This is compared to other travel options from Milan to Lugano:

A coach is £5 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Milan to Lugano costing on average £13.

The quickest way to travel between Milan and Lugano is by coach, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

Train takes on average 1 h 18 min.

The Milan to Lugano distance is approximately 38 miles.

The average frequency per day from Milan to Lugano is:

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Milan to Lugano as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Milan to Lugano:

    • Coaches from Milan to Lugano most often leave from Milano, Milan Linate Airport and arrive in Lugano, Via Ciani.
    • Trains most often depart from Milan at Milan Centrale and arrive in Lugano at Lugano.

    The following travel companies offer services from Milan to Lugano:

    • Travel with FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. BlaBlaCar Bus, Marino Autolinee, Infobus or Croatia Bus d. O. O. For coaches to Lugano. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus Milan to Lugano tickets on Omio for £7.
    • Trenitalia can get you to Lugano by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Trenitalia from Milan to Lugano for £13 on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct services available from Milan to Lugano with the following travel companies:

    • Take a direct coach with FlixBus.
    • Direct services by train with Trenitalia.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Lugano as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Milan to Lugano.

    Your journey from Milan to Lugano doesn't have to end in Lugano. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Como, Milano Centrale or Lucerne. If you’d like to add Zurich, Como, Milano Centrale or Lucerne to your Milan to Lugano trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lugano today!

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