There are 4 ways to get from Domat/Ems to Lugano by bus, train or car

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Bus via Como Grandate Train Station  •  3h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Domat / Ems to Como Grandate Train Station Schaffhausen - CHIARAVALLE C.LE 11:30 / ...

SFr 27 - SFr 36

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Thusis, Bahnhof to Bellinzona, Stazione 171

SFr 36 - SFr 55

Train  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the train from Chur to Pfäffikon SZ
  2. Take the train from Pfäffikon SZ to Arth-Goldau 2-Y / ...
  3. Take the train from Arth-Goldau to Lugano Ec / ...

Drive  •  1h 50m

  1. Drive from Domat/Ems to Lugano 147.7 km

SFr 19 - SFr 28

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The cheapest way to get from Domat/Ems to Lugano is to drive which costs SFr 19 - SFr 28 and takes 1h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Domat/Ems to Lugano is to drive which costs SFr 19 - SFr 28 and takes 1h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Domat/Ems to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Domat / Ems and arriving at Lugano - Piazzale Besso via Grandate - Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Domat/Ems to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Domat/Ems and arriving at Lugano via Chur, Pfäffikon SZ and Arth-Goldau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 31m.

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The distance between Domat/Ems and Lugano is 99 km. The road distance is 147.7 km.

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The best way to get from Domat/Ems to Lugano without a car is to bus via Como Grandate Train Station which takes 3h 49m and costs SFr 27 - SFr 40.

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It takes approximately 3h 49m to get from Domat/Ems to Lugano, including transfers.

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Domat/Ems to Lugano bus services, operated by Calanda Viaggi, depart from Domat / Ems station.

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Domat/Ems to Lugano train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Chur station.

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The best way to get from Domat/Ems to Lugano is to bus via Como Grandate Train Station which takes 3h 49m and costs SFr 27 - SFr 40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Domat/Ems to Lugano.
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  • Distance: 99.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 49m

What companies run services between Domat/Ems, Switzerland and Lugano, Switzerland?

Calanda Viaggi operates a bus from Domat/Ems to Lugano 3 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 26 - SFr 35 and the journey takes 2h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Domat/Ems to Lugano via Chur, Pfäffikon SZ, and Arth-Goldau in around 4h 31m.

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.

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Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Chur to Pfäffikon SZ
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Arth-Goldau to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Pfäffikon SZ to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Arth-Goldau to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 29
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Calanda Viaggi
Phone
0041 (0)81 284 62 32
Email
info@calandareisen.com
Website
calandaviaggi.com
Bus from Domat / Ems to Como Grandate Train Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 35
Website
Calanda Viaggi
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Thusis, Bahnhof to Bellinzona, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 12
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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Domat/Ems to Lugano bus services, operated by Calanda Viaggi, arrive at Como Grandate Train Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Domat/Ems to Lugano is 148 km. It takes approximately 1h 50m to drive from Domat/Ems to Lugano.

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