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Duration 3h 50m
Distance 220.4 km
Average price 65€
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Lugano and Genoa takes 3h 50m and the fastest train takes 2h 55m. There is a train service every few hours from Lugano to Genoa. 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. Milano Centrale
  3. Genoa
3h 33m
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37€ - 104€

Lugano to Genoa train times

Trains run hourly between Lugano and Genoa. The earliest departure is at 06:00 in the morning, and the last departure from Lugano is at 21:30 which arrives into Genoa at 07:44. All services require a transfer at MILANO CENTRALE and take an average of 3h 50m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Lugano to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Genova P.Za Principe via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 33m.

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The distance between Lugano and Genoa is 179 km. The road distance is 220.4 km.

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

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Lugano to Genoa train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Genova P.Za Principe station.

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