There are 4 ways to get from Lugano to Turin by train, bus, shuttle or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale Hotelzug / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr / ...

$43 - $71

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Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Lugano to Turin, Torino 470 / ...

$12 - $21

2 alternative options

Shuttle, bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Lugano FFS, Piazzale Besso to Milan Airport Malpensa 2 2 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 2 to Turin Corso Bolzano Autostradale - Sadem / ...

$12 - $27

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Lugano to Turin 122.3 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Turin is to bus which costs SFr 11 - SFr 20 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to Turin is to drive which costs SFr 28 - SFr 45 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lugano and arriving at Turin, Torino. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lugano to Turin. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Torino Porta Susa via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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The distance between Lugano and Turin is 144 km. The road distance is 195.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Turin without a car is to train which takes 2 h 25 min and costs SFr 40 - SFr 70.

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It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from Lugano to Turin, including transfers.

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Lugano to Turin bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lugano station.

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

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The best way to get from Lugano to Turin is to train which takes 2 h 25 min and costs SFr 40 - SFr 70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 11 - SFr 20 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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Lugano to Turin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Turin, Torino station.

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Lugano to Turin train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Torino Porta Susa station.

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Map of how to get from Lugano to Turin.
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  • Distance: 90 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 25 min

What companies run services between Lugano, Switzerland and Turin, Italy?

You can take a train from Lugano to Turin via Milano Centrale in around 2 h 25 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lugano to Turin every 4 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 3 h 10 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
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lugano to Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Shuttle from Lugano FFS, Piazzale Besso to Milan Airport Malpensa 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
Autostradale

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