There are 13 ways to get from Lugano to Düsseldorf 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 Lugano to Dusseldorf  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LUG - DUS

$80 - $286

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Lugano to Milan, Milan 421 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Düsseldorf N177 / ...

$60 - $103

11 alternative options

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 46 min

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

$84 - $267

Fly Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Dusseldorf (DUS) MXP - DUS

$76 - $242

Fly Milan Malpensa to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) MXP - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf

$90 - $308

Train to Zurich, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6 h 4 min

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

$119 - $286

Train to Milan Bergamo, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) BGY - CGN

$75 - $253

Train, train to Basel, fly to Dusseldorf  •  7 h 23 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 Dusseldorf (DUS) BSL - DUS

$154 - $386

Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Zürich HB 2 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice

$201 - $327

Train  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Zürich HB 12-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Düsseldorf Hbf Ec

$191 - $317

Train, bus  •  15 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Zug 2
  2. Take the train from Zug to Winterthur 24
  3. Take the bus from Winterthur to Frankfurt
  4. Take the bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Düsseldorf

$96 - $170

Drive, train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Lugano to Bietigheim-Bissingen
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice

$143 - $215

Drive  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Lugano to Düsseldorf 496.7 miles

$100 - $160

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

Swiss, Eurowings and two other airlines fly from Lugano to Düsseldorf hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lugano to Düsseldorf via Zürich HB and Mannheim Hbf in around 8 h 58 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lugano to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Lugano to Dusseldorf via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Lugano to Dusseldorf via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lugano to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Lugano to Dusseldorf via Zurich, Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $240
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$25 - $240
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
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 - $45
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 Zürich HB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Zug
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zug to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $30
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 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$17 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $45
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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
$17 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $19
1st Class
$21 - $35
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Winterthur to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Schedules at
deinbus.de
FlixBus
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lugano to Düsseldorf?

The distance between Lugano and Düsseldorf is 601 km. The road distance is 795 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lugano to Düsseldorf?

The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Düsseldorf is to bus which costs SFr 55 - SFr 100 and takes 16 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Lugano to Düsseldorf?

The quickest way to get from Lugano to Düsseldorf is to fly which takes 5 h 6 min and costs SFr 70 - SFr 240.

Is there a direct train between Lugano and Düsseldorf?

No, there is no direct train from Lugano to Düsseldorf. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Düsseldorf Hbf via Zürich HB and Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 58 min.

Is there a direct bus between Lugano and Düsseldorf?

No, there is no direct bus from Lugano to Düsseldorf. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Düsseldorf via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Lugano to Düsseldorf?

It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to get from Lugano to Düsseldorf, including transfers.