There are 3 ways to get from Cremona to Lugano by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 37m

  1. Take the train from Cremona to Milano Centrale Re_11
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano 10 / ...

SFr 36 - SFr 64

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Bus, train  •  4h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Cremona Autostazione to Lodi Terminal Bus 303 / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano 10 / ...

SFr 39 - SFr 83

Drive  •  1h 58m

  1. Drive from Cremona to Lugano 176.7 km

SFr 26 - SFr 40

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The cheapest way to get from Cremona to Lugano is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 1h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Cremona to Lugano is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 1h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cremona to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Cremona and arriving at Lugano via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 37m.

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The distance between Cremona and Lugano is 128 km. The road distance is 176.7 km.

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The best way to get from Cremona to Lugano without a car is to train which takes 2h 37m and costs 30€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 2h 37m to get from Cremona to Lugano, including transfers.

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Cremona to Lugano train services, operated by Trenord, depart from Cremona station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cremona to Lugano is 177 km. It takes approximately 1h 58m to drive from Cremona to Lugano.

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There are 4512+ hotels available in Lugano. Prices start at SFr 76 per night.

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  • Distance: 127.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 37m

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

You can take a train from Cremona to Lugano via Milano Centrale in around 2h 37m.

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 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)
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 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
Bus operators
Line S.P.A
Phone
800.111717
Email
info@lineservizi.it
Website
lineservizi.it
Bus from Cremona Autostazione to Lodi Terminal Bus
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 9
Schedules at
cremona.lineservizi.it

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