There are 11 ways to get from Aarschot to Lugano by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Brussels to Lugano  •  6h 7m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Lugano (LUG) BRU - LUG

SFr 119 - SFr 489

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Bus  •  15h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Luzern N836
  2. Take the bus from Luzern to Lugano K188 / ...

SFr 48 - SFr 70

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Fly Brussels to Milan Malpensa, train  •  6h

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BRU - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T1 to Mendrisio

SFr 71 - SFr 259

Fly Brussels to Milan Linate, train  •  6h 16m

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

SFr 87 - SFr 322

Fly Brussels to Zurich, train  •  6h 40m

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

SFr 142 - SFr 411

Train to Charleroi, fly to Milan Bergamo, train  •  7h 51m

  1. Take the train from Aarschot to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) CRL - BGY
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano

SFr 69 - SFr 254

Fly Brussels to Basel, train  •  7h 59m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Basel (BSL) BRU - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lugano

SFr 137 - SFr 416

Train via Paris  •  10h 42m

  1. Take the train from Aarschot to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Gare de Strasbourg to Gare de Basel-SBB Ter
  5. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lugano 21 / ...

SFr 246 - SFr 444

Train  •  10h 55m

  1. Take the train from Aarschot to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Strasbourg Tgv
  3. Take the train from Gare de Strasbourg to Gare de Basel-SBB Ter
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lugano 21 / ...

SFr 231 - SFr 364

Train, bus  •  17h 17m

  1. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Liège to Bale 472
  3. Take the bus from Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse to Lugano, Via Ciani E03

SFr 64 - SFr 96

Drive  •  8h 24m

  1. Drive from Aarschot to Lugano 834.8 km

SFr 100 - SFr 160

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The cheapest way to get from Aarschot to Lugano is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 15h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Aarschot to Lugano is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 6h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aarschot to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Aarschot Atheneum and arriving at Lugano via Leuven Station Perron 8, Brussels, Brussels-North station and Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Aarschot to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Aarschot and arriving at Lugano via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Paris l'Est, Gare de Strasbourg and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 42m.

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The distance between Aarschot and Lugano is 631 km. The road distance is 834.8 km.

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The best way to get from Aarschot to Lugano without a car is to train via Paris which takes 10h 42m and costs 220€ - 410€.

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It takes approximately 6h 7m to get from Aarschot to Lugano, including transfers.

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Aarschot to Lugano bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Aarschot to Lugano train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Aarschot station.

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The best way to get from Aarschot to Lugano is to fly which takes 6h 7m and costs 100€ - 450€. Alternatively, you can train via Paris, which costs 220€ - 410€ and takes 10h 42m, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 15h 47m.

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  • Distance: 631.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 7m

What companies run services between Aarschot, Belgium and Lugano, Switzerland?

Swiss, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Aarschot to Lugano every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Aarschot to Lugano via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Paris Nord, Paris l'Est, Strasbourg, Gare de Strasbourg, Gare de Basel-SBB, and Basel SBB in around 10h 42m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 350
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 500
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 750
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 1000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Lugano via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 750
Flights from Brussels to Lugano via Frankfurt, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 650
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 700
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 700
Flights from Brussels to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Lugano via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 450
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 850
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 750
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 220 - SFr 1400
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 1000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 320
Flights from Charleroi to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 240
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 210 - SFr 1500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 500
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T1 to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 75
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 26 - SFr 35
1st Class
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Aarschot to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 6 - SFr 10
1st Class
SFr 10 - SFr 15
Train from Louvain / Leuven to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 13
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 8 - SFr 13
1st Class
SFr 13 - SFr 20
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 110
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
SFr 80 - SFr 110
1st Class
SFr 110 - SFr 160
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris l'Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 80 - SFr 95
1st Class
SFr 85 - SFr 110
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 160
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 120 - SFr 140
1st Class
SFr 130 - SFr 160
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris l'Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Paris-Est to Gare de Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 70 - SFr 80
1st Class
SFr 100 - SFr 130
Train from Gare de Strasbourg to Gare de Basel-SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 24 - SFr 28
1st Class
SFr 39 - SFr 41
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Paris l'Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 90
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Luzern
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Luzern to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Liège to Bale
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
Eurolines FR
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse to Lugano, Via Ciani
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 35
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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There is no direct flight from Brussels Airport to Lugano Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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

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Aarschot to Lugano train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Lugano station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aarschot to Lugano is 835 km. It takes approximately 8h 24m to drive from Aarschot to Lugano.

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Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Brussels Airport to Lugano Airport.

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There are 4526+ hotels available in Lugano. Prices start at SFr 77 per night.

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The best way to get from Aarschot to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 17€ - 19€.

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