There are 3 ways to get from Lugano to La Spezia by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale Hotelzug / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Icn / ...

$51 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Lugano to Milan, Milan 421 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to La Spezia 500

$19 - $31

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Lugano to La Spezia 190.3 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Lugano to La Spezia is to bus which costs SFr 18 - SFr 35 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to La Spezia is to drive which costs SFr 45 - SFr 70 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between Lugano and La Spezia is 223 km. The road distance is 304.5 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from Lugano to La Spezia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lugano to La Spezia. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at La Spezia via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lugano to La Spezia. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at La Spezia Centrale via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 12 min.

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What companies run services between Lugano, Switzerland and La Spezia, Italy?

You can take a train from Lugano to La Spezia via Milano Centrale in around 5 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lugano to La Spezia via Milan, Milan in around 6 h 20 min.

Train operators
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
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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 Milan, Milan to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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