Travel options for:
Lugano to Swiss Alps
  • Train

    $41 - $71
    1. Lugano

      1 h 25 min - twice daily

      $35 - $65

    2. Airolo, Stazione

      20 min - 4 times a day - line 110

      $6 - $10

  • Bus

    $30 - $44
    1. Lugano, Piazzale Besso

      40 min - once daily - line 2

    2. Castione, Stazione

      1 h 25 min - hourly

      $24 - $35

    3. Airolo, Stazione

      20 min - 4 times a day - line 110

      $6 - $10

  • Drive

    $13 - $20
    1. Lugano

      1 h 8 min - 64 miles

      $13 - $20

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From Lugano train to Airolo, Stazione then line 110 bus to Gotthard Passhöhe. 2 h 45 min SFr 68. From Lugano, Piazzale Besso line 2 bus to Castione, Stazione, bus to Airolo, Stazione, then line 110 bus to Gotthard Passhöhe. 4 h 3 min SFr 36. From Lugano drive to Swiss Alps. 1 h 8 min SFr 16.

 
 

Bus or train from Lugano to Swiss Alps?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lugano to Swiss Alps every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Swiss PostAuto also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, Malpensa Express Bus operates a bus from Lugano to Swiss Alps every 3 hours, and the journey takes 40 min. 2 other operators also service this route.