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There are 3 ways to get from Tirano to Lugano by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Tirano, Stazione to Lugano, Stazione 5951

$50 - $75

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Train  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Tirano to Monza Re_8
  2. Take the train from Monza to Lugano Eurocity / ...

$34 - $67

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Tirano to Lugano 78.4 miles

$18 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Tirano to Lugano is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tirano to Lugano is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 2 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tirano, Stazione and arriving at Lugano, Stazione. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tirano to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Tirano and arriving at Lugano via Monza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

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The distance between Tirano and Lugano is 96 km. The road distance is 125.5 km.

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The best way to get from Tirano to Lugano without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 10 min and costs 45€ - 65€.

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The bus from Tirano, Stazione to Lugano, Stazione takes 3 h 10 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Tirano to Lugano bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Tirano, Stazione station.

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

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The best way to get from Tirano to Lugano is to bus which takes 3 h 10 min and costs 45€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 29€ - 60€ and takes 4 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from Tirano to Lugano.
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  • Distance: 60.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

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

Swiss PostAuto operates a bus from Tirano to Lugano once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Tirano to Lugano via Monza in around 4 h 12 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 Monza to Lugano
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$24 - $26
First
$35
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Tirano, Stazione to Lugano, Stazione
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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Tirano to Lugano bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Lugano, Stazione station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tirano to Lugano is 125 km. It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to drive from Tirano to Lugano.

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There are 3305+ hotels available in Lugano. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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