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Duration 9h 49m
Distance 962.4 km
Average price SFr 170
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The train between Utrecht and Lugano takes 9h 49m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Utrecht 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. Utrecht Centraal
  2. Basel SBB
  3. Lugano
10h 54m
SFr 90 - SFr 216

Utrecht to Lugano train times

Trains run six times a week between Utrecht and Lugano. The service departs Utrecht at 08:37 in the morning, which arrives into Lugano at 18:26. All services require a transfer at BASEL SBB and take an average of 9h 49m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Utrecht to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Lugano via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 54m.

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The distance between Utrecht and Lugano is 731 km. The road distance is 962.4 km.

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Utrecht to Lugano train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Utrecht Centraal station.

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Utrecht 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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