There are 2 ways to get from Lugano to Lake Garda by train or car

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Train  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale Hotelzug / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Desenzano Fr / ...

$100 - $142

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Lugano to Lake Garda 132.6 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Lake Garda is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to Lake Garda is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2 h 21 min.

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The distance between Lugano and Lake Garda is 139 km. The road distance is 212.1 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Lugano to Lake Garda, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Lugano, Switzerland and Lake Garda, Italy?

You can take a train from Lugano to Lake Garda via Milano Centrale and Desenzano in around 3 h 31 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
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Desenzano del Garda
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it

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