There are 8 ways to get from Lugano to Florence by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale Hotelzug / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$57 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus Calanda Viaggi  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Lugano Süd to Florenz A1

$38 - $50

6 alternative options

Bus Lirosi Linee  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Como to Firenze

$40 - $59

Drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Lugano to Florence 239.1 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Milan Linate, fly  •  6 h 6 min

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

$144 - $443

Fly from Lugano  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Florence (FLR) LUG - FLR

$101 - $474

Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Florence (FLR) MXP - FLR

$135 - $349

Train to Zurich, fly  •  5 h 53 min

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

$139 - $481

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Florence is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 50 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to Florence is to train which costs SFr 55 - SFr 95 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The distance between Lugano and Florence is 307 km. The road distance is 382.5 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Lugano to Florence, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lugano to Florence. However, there are services departing from Lugano Süd and arriving at Firenze Autostazione via Uscita Firenze Impruneta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lugano to Florence. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 37 min.

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What companies run services between Lugano, Switzerland and Florence, Italy?

You can take a train from Lugano to Florence via Milano Centrale in around 3 h 37 min. Alternatively, Calanda Viaggi operates a bus from Lugano to Florence 3 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,100
Flights from Lugano to Florence via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $310
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Trapani, Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Pantelleria, Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lugano to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Lugano to Florence via Zurich, Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $3,200
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lugano to Florence via Zurich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $310
Train operators
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
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
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Calanda Viaggi
Website
calandaviaggi.com
Bus from Lugano Süd to Florenz A1
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
calandaviaggi.com
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Como to Firenze
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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