There are 4 ways to get from Lugano Airport (LUG) to Ascona by train, bus, taxi 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.

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Line 60 train, line 50 train, line 20 train, line 1 bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the line 60 train from Serocca to Lugano FLP 60
  2. Take the line 50 train from Lugano to Giubiasco 50 / ...
  3. Take the line 20 train from Giubiasco to Locarno 20
  4. Take the line 1 bus from Locarno, Piazza Stazione to Ascona, Barragie 1

$31 - $58

3 alternative options

Line 50 train, line 311 bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 50 train from Lugano to Bellinzona 50 / ...
  2. Take the line 311 bus from Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione to Locarno, Via della Pace 311

$35 - $63

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lugano Airport (LUG) to Ascona 27.2 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Lugano Airport (LUG) to Ascona 27.2 miles

$5 - $9

Questions & Answers

The distance between Lugano Airport (LUG) and Ascona is 20 km. The road distance is 43.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lugano Airport (LUG) to Ascona without a car is to line 60 train and line 50 train and line 20 train and line 1 bus which takes 2 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h to get from Lugano Airport (LUG) to Ascona, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lugano Airport (LUG) to Ascona is 44 km. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Lugano Airport (LUG) to Ascona.

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Map of how to get from Lugano Airport (LUG) to Ascona.
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  • Distance: 12.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

What companies run services between Lugano Airport (LUG), Switzerland and Ascona, Switzerland?

There is no direct connection from Lugano Airport (LUG) to Ascona. However, you can take the line 60 train to Lugano FLP, take the walk to Lugano, take the line 50 train to Giubiasco, take the line 20 train to Locarno, take the walk to Locarno, Piazza Stazione, then take the line 1 bus to Ascona, Barragie. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Lugano Airport (LUG) to Ascona via Lugano FLP, Lugano, Bellinzona, Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione, and Locarno, Via della Pace in around 2 h 35 min.

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Serocca to Lugano FLP
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Giubiasco
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Giubiasco to Locarno
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Locarno, Piazza Stazione to Ascona, Barragie
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione to Locarno, Via della Pace
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
Taxi from Lugano Airport (LUG) to Ascona
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
Taxi Michel
Phone
+41 91 967 24 24
Grand Taxi Lugano
Phone
+41 79 102 69 30

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