There are 2 ways to get from Lugano to Milano Centrale Station by train or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 16 min

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

$22 - $45

1 alternative option

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Lugano to Milano Centrale Station 49.5 miles

$10 - $15

What companies run services between Lugano, Switzerland and Milano Centrale Station, Lombardy, Italy?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lugano to Milano Centrale Station hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 16 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lugano to Milano Centrale Station?

The distance between Lugano and Milano Centrale Station is 61 km. The road distance is 79 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lugano to Milano Centrale Station?

The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Milano Centrale Station is to drive which costs SFr 10 - SFr 15 and takes 57 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Lugano to Milano Centrale Station?

The quickest way to get from Lugano to Milano Centrale Station is to drive which takes 57 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 15.

Is there a direct train between Lugano and Milano Centrale Station?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lugano and arriving at Milano Centrale. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 16 min.

How long does it take to get from Lugano to Milano Centrale Station?

The train from Lugano to Milano Centrale takes 1 h 16 min including transfers and departs hourly.