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

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

Fly to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BOD - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso

$63 - $200

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  17 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Center to Zurich Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Lugano 401

$48 - $69

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Fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 18 min

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

$185 - $471

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  9 h 4 min

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

$104 - $266

Fly to Basel, train  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Basel (BSL) BOD - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano

$130 - $402

Fly to Milan Bergamo, train  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BOD - BGY
  2. Take the train from Monza to Lugano

$53 - $1,343

Train  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB Tgv
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano 2 / ...

$297 - $377

Train via Karlsruhe Hbf  •  12 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Zürich HB Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano 2 / ...

$339 - $499

Train SNCF  •  16 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Marseille-St-Charles Ic
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano Ec

$167 - $251

Bus Eurolines FR  •  23 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Milan
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Lugano Stazione

$87 - $190

Drive  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Lugano 655 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Lugano is to bus which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 17 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Lugano is to fly and bus which takes 6 h 5 min and costs 50€ - 180€.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Lugano is 755 km. The road distance is 1048 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Bordeaux to Lugano, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bordeaux to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux City Center and arriving at Lugano via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bordeaux to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux-St-Jean and arriving at Lugano via Marseille-St-Charles and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 33 min.

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

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Lugano via Paris Montparnasse, Gare Montparnasse, Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Zürich HB in around 10 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bordeaux to Lugano via Zurich in around 17 h 25 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Linate via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Bordeaux to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Flights from Bordeaux to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Bordeaux to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Linate via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Zurich via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$17 - $110
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
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
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$26 - $28
First
$39
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$130 - $200
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
bahn.de
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $210
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bordeaux City Center to Zurich
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
eurolines.it
Bus from Bordeaux to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Lugano Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
eurolines.it

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