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There are 6 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lugano by plane, bus, train or car

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lugano.
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  • Distance: 101.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 5 min

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Lugano, Switzerland?

Swiss flies from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lugano 4 times a day. Alternatively, Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lugano hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2 hours 8 minutes.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Avg. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Avg. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zug to Lugano
Avg. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Avg. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Zürich to Lugano
Avg. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it

How far is it from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lugano?

The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Lugano is 163 km. The road distance is 225 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lugano?

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lugano is to drive which costs SFr 35 and takes 2 hours 31 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lugano?

The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lugano is to fly which takes 1 hour 5 minutes and costs SFr 100.

Is there a direct train between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Lugano?

No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Lugano via Zuerich Hb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 hours 51 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lugano?

It takes approximately 1 hour 5 minutes to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lugano, including transfers.