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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 30 min

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

$43 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Lugano to Turin, Torino 076

$12 - $21

2 alternative options

Shuttle, bus  •  4 h 10 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 to Torino Bolzano 020

$14 - $28

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Lugano to Turin 122.3 miles

$29 - $45

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 30 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lugano to Turin 3 times a week. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min.

Train operators
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
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lugano to Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lugano and Turin is 144 km. The road distance is 196 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Turin is to bus which costs SFr 12 - SFr 21 and takes 3 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Lugano to Turin is to drive which takes 1 h 58 min and costs SFr 29 - SFr 45.

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 30 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lugano and arriving at Turin, Torino. Services depart three times a week, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Lugano to Turin, including transfers.