There are 4 ways to get from Brescia to Lugano by train or car

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Train via Milan  •  2h 3m

  1. Take the train from Brescia to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano 10 / ...

SFr 40 - SFr 129

Cheapest option

Train via Brescia  •  2h 34m

  1. Take the train from Brescia to Milano Centrale Re_6 / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano 10 / ...

SFr 36 - SFr 63

2 alternative options

Train  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the train from Brescia to Lugano Ec

SFr 40 - SFr 110

Drive  •  1h 43m

  1. Drive from Brescia to Lugano 164.6 km

SFr 24 - SFr 40

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The cheapest way to get from Brescia to Lugano is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Brescia to Lugano is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brescia and arriving at Lugano. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 21m.

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The distance between Brescia and Lugano is 111 km. The road distance is 164.6 km.

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The best way to get from Brescia to Lugano without a car is to train via Milan which takes 2h 3m and costs 35€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 2h 3m to get from Brescia to Lugano, including transfers.

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Brescia to Lugano train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Brescia station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brescia to Lugano is 165 km. It takes approximately 1h 43m to drive from Brescia to Lugano.

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  • Distance: 110.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 3m

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

You can take a train from Brescia to Lugano via Milano Centrale in around 2h 3m.

Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Brescia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 50
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Base Standard
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Base Premium
SFr 30 - SFr 50
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Brescia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 15
Website
Italo Treno
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 Brescia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 75
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Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 28 - SFr 40
1st Class
SFr 55 - SFr 75
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
Train from Brescia to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 110
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 60
1st Class
SFr 80 - SFr 110
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 Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 55
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Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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