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There are 3 ways to get from Lugano to Al terminal, Somma Lombardo by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Mendrisio S10 / ...
  2. Take the train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T1 S50 / ...

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Bus  •  2h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Lugano to Chiasso
  2. Take the bus from Como to Milan 474

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Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Lugano to Al terminal, Somma Lombardo 65.8 km
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International entry into Italy from Switzerland

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Conditions of entry into Italy from Switzerland

  • There are no current restrictions
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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from Switzerland

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Yes, entry into Italy is currently allowed from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • FFP2 masks are required on all public transport

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Al terminal, Somma Lombardo is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Al terminal, Somma Lombardo is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Al terminal, Somma Lombardo is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, returning to Switzerland from Italy is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Al terminal, Somma Lombardo is to drive which costs SFr 12 - SFr 19 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to Al terminal, Somma Lombardo is to drive which costs SFr 12 - SFr 19 and takes 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lugano to Al terminal, Somma Lombardo. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Malpensa Aeroporto T1 via Mendrisio. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 18m.

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The distance between Lugano and Al terminal, Somma Lombardo is 45 km. The road distance is 65.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Al terminal, Somma Lombardo without a car is to train which takes 2h 18m and costs SFr 35 - SFr 70.

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It takes approximately 2h 18m to get from Lugano to Al terminal, Somma Lombardo, including transfers.

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Lugano to Al terminal, Somma Lombardo train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lugano station.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Al terminal, Somma Lombardo is to train which takes 2h 18m and costs SFr 35 - SFr 70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 7 - SFr 50 and takes 2h 38m.

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Lugano to Al terminal, Somma Lombardo train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Malpensa Aeroporto T1 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lugano to Al terminal, Somma Lombardo is 66 km. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Lugano to Al terminal, Somma Lombardo.

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  • Distance: 45.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 18m

What companies run services between Lugano, Switzerland and Al terminal, Somma Lombardo, Italy?

You can take a train from Lugano to Al terminal, Somma Lombardo via Mendrisio and Malpensa Aeroporto T1 in around 2h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lugano to Al terminal, Somma Lombardo via Chiasso, Chiasso, Como S. Giovanni, Como, and Milan in around 2h 38m.

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 Lugano to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€13 - €24
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T1
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Gruppo Di Maio
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Como to Milan
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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