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Duration 5h 38m
Distance 405.6 km
Average price SFr 95
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average train between Strasbourg and Lugano takes 5h 38m and the fastest train takes 4h 37m. The train service runs several times per day from Strasbourg 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.

Train via Basel

  1. Strasbourg
  2. Basel SBB
  3. Lugano
5h 12m
SFr 78 - SFr 130

Strasbourg to Lugano train times

Trains run every four hours between Strasbourg and Lugano. The earliest departure is at 05:13 in the morning, and the last departure from Strasbourg is at 21:21 which arrives into Lugano at 07:58. All services require a transfer at BASEL SBB and take an average of 5h 38m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Strasbourg to Lugano? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Strasbourg to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Lugano via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 12m.

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The distance between Strasbourg and Lugano is 300 km. The road distance is 405.6 km.

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Strasbourg to Lugano train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Offenburg station.

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Strasbourg to Lugano train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Lugano station.

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What companies run services between Strasbourg and Lugano?

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Lugano via Basel SBB in around 5h 12m.
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 85

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Offenburg to Lugano
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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