There are 9 ways to get from Lugano to Paris by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Zürich HB Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv

$170 - $235

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Bus  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Lugano to Milan, Milan 421 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Paris, Paris 729 / ...

$54 - $92

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  14 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Basel SBB 21 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Paris Gallieni

$129 - $211

Drive  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Lugano to Paris 524.7 miles

$110 - $170

Fly Milan Malpensa to Paris CDG  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Paris CDG (CDG) MXP - CDG

$71 - $193

Fly Milan Malpensa to Paris Orly  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Paris Orly (ORY) MXP - ORY

$75 - $222

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Paris CDG (CDG) LIN - CDG

$75 - $248

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Paris Orly  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Paris Orly (ORY) LIN - ORY

$89 - $297

Train to Zurich, fly to Paris CDG  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Paris CDG (CDG) ZRH - CDG

$142 - $397

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No, there is no direct bus from Lugano to Paris. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Paris, Paris via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Lugano to Paris. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Paris Gare de Lyon via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

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The distance between Lugano and Paris is 589 km. The road distance is 839.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Paris without a car is to train which takes 8 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 15 min to get from Lugano to Paris, including transfers.

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

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Lugano to Paris train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lugano station.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Paris is to train which takes 8 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15 h, you could also fly, which costs and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Lugano to Paris.
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  • Distance: 368.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 15 min

What companies run services between Lugano, Switzerland and Paris, France?

You can take a train from Lugano to Paris via Zürich HB in around 8 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lugano to Paris via Milan, Milan in around 15 h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Milan Linate to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Milan Linate to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $600
Flights from Milan Linate to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG via Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Aigle Azur
Website
aigle-azur.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Pakistan International Airlines
Website
www4.piac.com.pk
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Lugano to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Lugano to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Lugano to Paris train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lugano to Paris is 840 km. It takes approximately 8 h 4 min to drive from Lugano to Paris.

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Pakistan International Airlines, Swiss, Luxair and two other airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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Book your Lugano to Paris train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Lugano to Paris bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 4974+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Milan Malpensa Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 5 min and costs .

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