There are 5 ways to get from Bormio to Lugano by 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

Bus, train via Monza  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Bormio to Tirano
  2. Take the train from Tirano to Monza
  3. Take the train from Monza to Lugano 10

SFr 41 - SFr 68

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Livigno, Centro to St. Moritz, Bahnhof 705
  2. Take the bus from St. Moritz, Bahnhof to Cassarate, Lago 631

SFr 16 - SFr 24

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Bormio to Tirano
  2. Take the train from Tirano to Monza
  3. Take the train from Monza to Lugano Ec

SFr 39 - SFr 88

Train, bus  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the train from Tirano to St. Moritz Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from St. Moritz, Bahnhof to Lugano, Autosilo Balestra 631

SFr 38 - SFr 47

Drive  •  2h 49m

  1. Drive from Bormio to Lugano 166.2 km

SFr 24 - SFr 40

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The cheapest way to get from Bormio to Lugano is to bus which costs 14€ - 22€ and takes 7h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Bormio to Lugano is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 2h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bormio to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Bormio and arriving at Cassarate, Lago via Livigno, Centro and St. Moritz, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 23m.

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The distance between Bormio and Lugano is 120 km. The road distance is 166.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bormio to Lugano without a car is to bus and train via Monza which takes 5h 57m and costs 35€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 5h 57m to get from Bormio to Lugano, including transfers.

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Bormio to Lugano bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Livigno, Centro station.

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Bormio to Lugano bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Cassarate, Lago station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bormio to Lugano is 166 km. It takes approximately 2h 49m to drive from Bormio to Lugano.

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There are 4499+ hotels available in Lugano. Prices start at SFr 77 per night.

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Map of how to get from Bormio to Lugano.
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  • Distance: 120 km
  • Duration: 5h 57m

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

You can take a bus from Bormio to Lugano via Livigno Sci fondo, Livigno, Centro, and St. Moritz, Bahnhof in around 7h 23m.

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 Monza to Lugano
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
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 Monza to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 70
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 24 - SFr 35
1st Class
SFr 45 - SFr 70
RhB
Website
rhb.ch
Train from Tirano to St. Moritz
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
rhb.ch
Rhätische Bahn
Phone
+41 81 288 65 65
Website
rhb.ch
Train from Tirano to St. Moritz
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 28
Website
Rhätische Bahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Bus Perego
Phone
+39 0342 70 12 00
Email
orari@busperego.com
Website
busperego.com
Bus from Bormio to Tirano
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 4
Schedules at
busperego.com
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Livigno, Centro to St. Moritz, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 7
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from St. Moritz, Bahnhof to Cassarate, Lago
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 13
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from St. Moritz, Bahnhof to Lugano, Autosilo Balestra
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 15
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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