There are 10 ways to get from Lugano to Berlin by plane, train, bus, night train 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 Milan Malpensa to Berlin Tegel  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) MXP - TXL

$87 - $246

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Train to Milan Bergamo, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Monza
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) BGY - SXF

$48 - $201

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Fly Lugano to Berlin Tegel  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) LUG - TXL

$87 - $432

Fly Milan Malpensa to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) MXP - SXF

$57 - $176

Train to Zurich, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) ZRH - TXL

$112 - $312

Train  •  11 h 39 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 Berlin Hbf Ice

$257 - $423

Bus  •  16 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Lugano to Praha ÚAN Florenc
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz 260 / ...

$59 - $101

Train, bus  •  17 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Zürich HB 12-Y / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Berlin, Berlin TXL, E N06

$120 - $208

Train, night train  •  15 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Zürich HB 12-Y / ...
  2. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Berlin Ostbahnhof Nj

$262 - $418

Drive  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Lugano to Berlin 608.1 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Berlin is to bus which costs SFr 55 - SFr 100 and takes 16 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to Berlin is to fly which costs SFr 80 - SFr 240 and takes 5 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lugano to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Berlin, Littenstr. via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc and S Südkreuz Bhf/Ostseite. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lugano to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Berlin Hbf via Zürich HB and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 39 min.

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The distance between Lugano and Berlin is 793 km. The road distance is 973 km.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 11 h 39 min and costs SFr 240 - SFr 410.

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from Lugano to Berlin, including transfers.

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Lugano to Berlin bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, depart from Lugano station.

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Lugano to Berlin 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 Berlin is to fly which takes 5 h 5 min and costs SFr 80 - SFr 240. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 240 - SFr 410 and takes 11 h 39 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 55 - SFr 100 and takes 16 h 50 min.

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  • Distance: 495.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

What companies run services between Lugano, Switzerland and Berlin, Germany?

Cairo Aviation, easyJet and six other airlines fly from Lugano to Berlin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lugano to Berlin via Zürich HB and Basel SBB in around 11 h 39 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Lugano to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Lugano to Berlin Tegel via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Lugano to Berlin Tegel via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lugano to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Schoenefeld via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Tegel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $210
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lugano to Berlin Tegel via Zurich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
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 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 Lugano to Monza
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
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 Basel SBB to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $310
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 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 Monza
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.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
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Lugano to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
elines.cz
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich to Berlin, Berlin TXL, E
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, Südkreuz Bf
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Lugano to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lugano to Berlin is 973 km. It takes approximately 9 h 8 min to drive from Lugano to Berlin.

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Eurowings, easyJet, Cairo Aviation and Lufthansa offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Milan Malpensa Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 5 min and costs SFr 23 - SFr 35.

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