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Zurich to Lugano by train
Fastest journey2hr 8m
Trains per day27
Avg. journey time2hr 16m
Travelling from Zurich to Lugano by train
Fast trains from Zurich to Lugano take around 2 hours and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 156 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zurich and Lugano.
1. Are there direct trains from Zurich to Lugano?
Direct trains from Zurich to Lugano have been found.
We usually find around 26 direct trains on the route from Zurich to Lugano every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 29 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Zurich to Lugano?
The Zurich to Lugano train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Zurich to Lugano train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Lugano is usually scheduled to depart Zurich around 06:10 and the last train is around 21:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Zurich around 06:10, and the last at 21:32.
What's the Zurich to Lugano train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Zurich to Lugano are $70.03.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $72, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Zurich to Lugano train tickets?
Trains in Switzerland usually open for booking around 2 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Zurich to Lugano by train.
Which train companies operate between Zurich and Lugano?
More than one train company operates on the route from Zurich to Lugano, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Euro City
- Eurocity (EC)
- Inter City
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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