There are 3 ways to get from Lugano to Milan Linate Airport (LIN) by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale Hotelzug / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan Central Station to Milan Linate Airport ATM Air Bus

$24 - $47

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Lugano to Milan, Malpensa Terminal 2 470
  2. Take the bus from Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 2 to Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia Autostradale

$12 - $21

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Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Lugano to Milan Linate Airport (LIN) 53.8 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Milan Linate Airport (LIN) is to drive which costs SFr 10 - SFr 16 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to Milan Linate Airport (LIN) is to drive which costs SFr 10 - SFr 16 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lugano to Milan Linate Airport (LIN). However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Milan Linate Airport via Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 2 and Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 58 min.

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The distance between Lugano and Milan Linate Airport (LIN) is 66 km. The road distance is 86.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Milan Linate Airport (LIN) without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 50 min and costs SFr 23 - SFr 50.

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It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to get from Lugano to Milan Linate Airport (LIN), including transfers.

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Lugano to Milan Linate Airport (LIN) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lugano station.

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Lugano to Milan Linate Airport (LIN) bus services, operated by Autostradale, arrive at Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lugano to Milan Linate Airport (LIN) is 86 km. It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to drive from Lugano to Milan Linate Airport (LIN).

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There are 3992+ hotels available in Milan Linate Airport (LIN). Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lugano to Milan Linate Airport (LIN).
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  • Distance: 41.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 50 min

What companies run services between Lugano, Switzerland and Milan Linate Airport (LIN), Italy?

You can take a bus from Lugano to Milan Linate Airport (LIN) via Milan, Malpensa Terminal 2, Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 2, and Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia in around 2 h 58 min.

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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Milan Metro
Website
atm-mi.it
Bus from Milan Central Station to Milan Linate Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
atm.it
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milano Centrale to Milano Linate airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
autostradale.it
Bus from Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 2 to Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autostradale.it
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 Lugano to Milan, Malpensa Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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