There are 5 ways to get from Crans-Montana 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

Line 422 bus, line 90 train, train, line 50 train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 422 bus from Montana, Forum d'Ycoor to Sierre, poste/gare 422 / ...
  2. Take the line 90 train from Sierre/Siders to Visp 90
  3. Take the train from Visp to Gallarate Ec
  4. Take the train from Gallarate to Varese S5
  5. Take the train from Varese to Mendrisio S40 / ...
  6. Take the line 50 train from Mendrisio to Lugano 50 / ...

$71 - $116

Cheapest option

Line 422 bus, line 90 train, train, line 20 train, line 10 train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 422 bus from Montana, Forum d'Ycoor to Sierre, poste/gare 422 / ...
  2. Take the line 90 train from Sierre/Siders to Brig 90
  3. Take the train from Brig to Domodossola 5-Y / ...
  4. Take the train from Domodossola to Locarno FART 1-Y / ...
  5. Take the line 20 train from Locarno to Giubiasco 20
  6. Take the line 10 train from Giubiasco to Lugano 10 / ...

$62 - $115

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano Eurocity / ...

$78 - $120

Line 422 bus, line 90 train, train, bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 422 bus from Montana, Forum d'Ycoor to Sierre, poste/gare 422 / ...
  2. Take the line 90 train from Sierre/Siders to Brig 90
  3. Take the train from Brig to Domodossola 5-Y / ...
  4. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
  5. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso 1 / ...

$88 - $140

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Crans-Montana to Lugano 141 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Crans-Montana to Lugano is to drive which costs SFr 29 - SFr 45 and takes 3 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Crans-Montana to Lugano is to drive which costs SFr 29 - SFr 45 and takes 3 h 32 min.

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The distance between Crans-Montana and Lugano is 119 km. The road distance is 225.6 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Crans-Montana to Lugano, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Crans-Montana to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Montana Gare and arriving at Lugano via Sierre/Siders, Brig and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 47 min.

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What companies run services between Crans-Montana, Switzerland and Lugano, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Crans-Montana to Lugano via Sierre/Siders SMC, Sierre/Siders, Brig, and Milano Centrale in around 5 h 47 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Sierre/Siders to Visp
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Mendrisio to Lugano
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Sierre/Siders to Brig
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Domodossola to Locarno FART
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Locarno to Giubiasco
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Giubiasco to Lugano
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Visp to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$27 - $29
First
$39
Train from Brig to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Gallarate to Varese
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Varese to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
trenord.it
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Domodossola to Locarno FART
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Montana, Forum d'Ycoor to Sierre, poste/gare
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Domodossola to Malpensa Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
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

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