There are 10 ways to get from Avignon to Lugano by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train TGV  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano 2 / ...

$211 - $278

Cheapest option

Train to Marseille, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  9 h

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Milan Linate (LIN) MRS - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano

$95 - $438

8 alternative options

Bus via Grenoble - Bus station  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Avignon City Center to Grenoble - Bus station
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Torino - Porta Susa
  3. Take the bus from Torino Bolzano to Milan Malpensa Airport 020
  4. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 2 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso 1 / ...

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano Ec

$119 - $179

Bus Eurolines FR  •  12 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Avignon Gare Routière to Milano Lampugnano
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Lugano Stazione

$109 - $150

Drive  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Avignon to Lugano 406.8 miles

$85 - $130

Train to Marseille, fly to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) MRS - MXP
  3. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso

$110 - $335

Train to Marseille, fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Zurich (ZRH) MRS - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano

$162 - $467

Train to Lyon, fly to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LYS - MXP
  3. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso

$138 - $281

Train to Geneva, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano

$144 - $365

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Avignon to Lugano is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 6 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Avignon to Lugano is to train and fly and bus which costs 110€ - 240€ and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The distance between Avignon and Lugano is 399 km. The road distance is 650.9 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 3 min to get from Avignon to Lugano, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Avignon to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Avignon City Center and arriving at Lugano, Piazzale Besso via Grenoble - Bus station, Torino Bolzano and Milan Airport Malpensa 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Avignon to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Avignon TGV and arriving at Lugano via Mulhouse Ville and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 3 min.

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

You can take a train from Avignon to Lugano via Mulhouse Ville and Zürich HB in around 9 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Avignon to Lugano via Grenoble - Bus station, Torino - Porta Susa, Torino Bolzano, Milan Malpensa Airport, and Milan Airport Malpensa 2 in around 10 h 36 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Marseille to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Marseille to Milan Linate via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Marseille to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Marseille to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Marseille to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Marseille to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Marseille to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Marseille to Milan Linate via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $240
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $35
1st Class
$49 - $54
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $25
1st Class
$36 - $39
Train from Avignon TGV to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Avignon TGV to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon Centre to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $35
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$25 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $55
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Avignon City Center to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Torino - Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 2 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Avignon Gare Routière to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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