There are 8 ways to get from Lugano to Monaco 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.

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Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  6 h 40 min

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

$52 - $132

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Lugano to Milan, Milan 421 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Nice - Airport Ouibus

$37 - $58

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Train  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale Hotelzug / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Monaco-Monte-Carlo Ec / ...

$47 - $110

Bus Eurolines FR  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Lugano to Nice

$77 - $108

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Lugano to Monaco 239.1 miles

$50 - $75

Fly from Lugano  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Nice (NCE) LUG - NCE

$151 - $334

Train to Zurich, fly  •  6 h 30 min

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

$134 - $371

Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Nice (NCE) MXP - NCE

$110 - $299

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Monaco is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 60 and takes 7 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to Monaco is to drive which costs SFr 50 - SFr 75 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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The distance between Lugano and Monaco is 281 km. The road distance is 382.6 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from Lugano to Monaco, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lugano to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Monaco Place dArmes via Milan, Aéroport / Promenade and Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lugano to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Monaco-Monte-Carlo via Milano Centrale and Ventimiglia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

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What companies run services between Lugano, Switzerland and Monaco?

You can take a train from Lugano to Monaco via Milano Centrale and Ventimiglia in around 6 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lugano to Monaco via Milan, Milan, Milan, Nice - Airport, Aéroport / Promenade, Aéroport T.2, and Nice Airport in around 7 h 31 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lugano to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lugano to Nice via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Lugano to Nice via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Nice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $370
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lugano to Nice via Zurich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
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 Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Monaco Monte Carlo
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Milano Centrale to Monaco-Monte-Carlo
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Nice - Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lugano to Nice
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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