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There are 5 ways to get from Verona to Lugano by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Lugano Ec

$40 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Verona to Lugano 401 / ...

$13 - $23

3 alternative options

Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano Eurocity / ...

$47 - $70

Train Trenord  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale Re_6
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano Eurocity / ...

$37 - $71

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Verona to Lugano 142.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Verona to Lugano is to bus which costs 12€ - 20€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Verona to Lugano is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Verona and arriving at Lugano. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Verona Porta Nuova and arriving at Lugano. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

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The distance between Verona and Lugano is 170 km. The road distance is 228.3 km.

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The best way to get from Verona to Lugano without a car is to train which takes 3 h 8 min and costs 35€ - 50€.

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The train from Verona Porta Nuova to Lugano takes 3 h 8 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Verona to Lugano bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Verona station.

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Verona to Lugano train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Verona Porta Nuova station.

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The best way to get from Verona to Lugano is to train which takes 3 h 8 min and costs 35€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 20€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Verona to Lugano.
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  • Distance: 106.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

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

Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Verona to Lugano once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 8 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Verona to Lugano 3 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $23 and the journey takes 4 h 15 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 Verona Porta Nuova to Lugano
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$26 - $28
First
$38
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Verona to Lugano
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Verona to Lugano is 228 km. It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to drive from Verona to Lugano.

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