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There are 6 ways to get from Lugano to Strasbourg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Basel SBB 21 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg

$102 - $177

Cheapest option

Fly Milan Malpensa to Stuttgart, train  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Stuttgart (STR) MXP - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg

$91 - $247

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Train, bus  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Zürich HB Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Strasbourg

$95 - $180

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Lugano to Strasbourg 254.7 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Lugano to Zurich, train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Zurich (ZRH) LUG - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg

$136 - $341

Fly Milan Malpensa to Zurich, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg

$155 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Strasbourg is to drive which costs SFr 50 - SFr 80 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to Strasbourg is to drive which costs SFr 50 - SFr 80 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lugano to Strasbourg. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Strasbourg via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 56 min.

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The distance between Lugano and Strasbourg is 300 km. The road distance is 407.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Strasbourg without a car is to train which takes 4 h 56 min and costs SFr 100 - SFr 180.

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It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from Lugano to Strasbourg, including transfers.

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Lugano to Strasbourg train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lugano station.

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The quickest flight from Lugano Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Lugano to Strasbourg train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Strasbourg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lugano to Strasbourg is 408 km. It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to drive from Lugano to Strasbourg.

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  • Distance: 187.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 56 min

What companies run services between Lugano, Switzerland and Strasbourg, France?

You can take a train from Lugano to Strasbourg via Basel SBB in around 4 h 56 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lugano to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lugano to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
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 Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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 Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Zurich to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Swiss offers flights from Lugano Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 871+ hotels available in Strasbourg. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Lugano Airport is to line 60 train which takes 12 min and costs SFr 9 - SFr 17.

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