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There are 4 ways to get from Bergamo to Lugano by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Bergamo to Milano Centrale Re_2
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano Eurocity / ...

$32 - $44

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Bus via Milan, Milano  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Bergamo Autostazione to Sesto Primo Maggio F.S. M1 Z301 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milano to Lugano 401

$7 - $17

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Bergamo to Lugano 414 / ...

$9 - $15

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Bergamo to Lugano 75 miles

$18 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Bergamo to Lugano is to bus which costs 5€ - 15€ and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bergamo to Lugano is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bergamo to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Bergamo Autostazione and arriving at Lugano via Milan, Milano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bergamo to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Bergamo and arriving at Lugano via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 53 min.

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The distance between Bergamo and Lugano is 65 km. The road distance is 119.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bergamo to Lugano without a car is to train which takes 2 h 53 min and costs 27€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to get from Bergamo to Lugano, including transfers.

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Bergamo to Lugano bus services, operated by Nord Est Trasporti, depart from Bergamo Autostazione station.

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Bergamo to Lugano train services, operated by Trenord, depart from Bergamo station.

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The best way to get from Bergamo to Lugano is to train which takes 2 h 53 min and costs 27€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 5€ - 15€ and takes 3 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Bergamo to Lugano.
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  • Distance: 40.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 53 min

What companies run services between Bergamo, Italy and Lugano, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Bergamo to Lugano via Milano Centrale in around 2 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bergamo to Lugano via Milan, Milano in around 3 h 13 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$26 - $28
First
$38
Bus operators
Nord Est Trasporti
Phone
800 905150
Website
nordesttrasporti.it
Bus from Bergamo Autostazione to Sesto Primo Maggio F.S. M1
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
nordesttrasporti.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milano to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Bergamo to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Bergamo to Lugano bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lugano station.

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Bergamo to Lugano train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Lugano station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bergamo to Lugano is 120 km. It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to drive from Bergamo to Lugano.

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