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Duration 9h 53m
Distance 1002.3 km
Average price SFr 180
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The train between Amsterdam and Lugano takes 9h 53m. There is at least one train per day from Amsterdam to Lugano. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Amsterdam Centraal
  2. Basel SBB
  3. Lugano
10h 34m
SFr 96 - SFr 235

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Lugano via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 34m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Lugano is 767 km. The road distance is 1002.3 km.

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Amsterdam to Lugano train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Amsterdam to Lugano train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Lugano station.

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There are 1602+ hotels available in Lugano. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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