There are 10 ways to get from Lugano to Amsterdam by plane, train, bus 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

Fly from Lugano  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Amsterdam (AMS) LUG - AMS

$217 - $399

Cheapest option

Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Amsterdam (AMS) MXP - AMS

$67 - $254

8 alternative options

Train to Milan Linate, fly  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Amsterdam (AMS) LIN - AMS

$75 - $298

Train to Zurich, fly  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Amsterdam (AMS) ZRH - AMS

$110 - $387

Train, train to Basel, fly  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Zürich HB
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Amsterdam (AMS) BSL - AMS

$130 - $347

Train  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Basel SBB 21 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Amsterdam Centraal ICE International

$221 - $353

Train via Zürich HB  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Zürich HB 2 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 3 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Amsterdam Centraal

$225 - $360

Bus Eurolines IT  •  21 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Lugano to Milan, Milan 421 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan Lampugnano to Amsterdam Amstelstation

$80 - $107

Bus Eurolines CH  •  24 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Lugano to Zurich K188
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Amsterdam

$97 - $126

Drive  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Lugano to Amsterdam 631.9 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Amsterdam is to bus which costs SFr 75 - SFr 110 and takes 21 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to Amsterdam is to fly which costs SFr 65 - SFr 260 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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The distance between Lugano and Amsterdam is 767 km. The road distance is 1011 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to get from Lugano to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lugano to Amsterdam station. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Amsterdam Amstelstation via Milan Lampugnano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lugano to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 58 min.

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What companies run services between Lugano, Switzerland and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Swiss, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa fly from Lugano to Amsterdam every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lugano to Amsterdam via Basel SBB in around 10 h 58 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $1,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lugano to Amsterdam via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Lugano to Amsterdam via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lugano to Amsterdam via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $1,200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lugano to Amsterdam via Zurich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $430
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel SBB to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $18
1st Class
$20 - $35
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lugano to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lugano to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch

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