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Duration 10h 36m
Distance 1001.8 km
Average price 281€
Frequency 5/week

Trip overview

The average train between Lugano and Amsterdam takes 10h 36m and the fastest train takes 10h 24m. The train runs, on average, 5 times per week from Lugano to Amsterdam. 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. Lugano
  2. Basel Sbb
  3. Amsterdam
11h 7m
195€ - 311€

Lugano to Amsterdam train times

Trains run five times a week between Lugano and Amsterdam. The service departs Lugano at 11:34 in the morning, which arrives into Amsterdam at 22:30. All services require a transfer at Basel SBB and take an average of 10h 36m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Lugano to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Basel Sbb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 7m.

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The distance between Lugano and Amsterdam is 767 km. The road distance is 1001.8 km.

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

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Lugano to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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