There are 3 ways to get from Lugano to Varenna by bus, ferry, train, car or car ferry

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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Bus, ferry  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Lugano Cassarate to Croce Piazza Chiesa C12
  2. Take the ferry from Menaggio to Varenna Sr26 / ...

$7 - $10

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Monza Hotelzug / ...
  2. Take the train from Monza to Varenna Esino Re_8

$27 - $55

Drive, car ferry  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Lugano to Menaggio
  2. Take the car ferry from Menaggio to Varenna 35 / ...

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Varenna is to bus and ferry which costs SFr 7 - SFr 11 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to Varenna is to drive and car ferry which costs SFr 10 - SFr 16 and takes 55 min.

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The distance between Lugano and Varenna is 25 km.

It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from Lugano to Varenna, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Lugano to Varenna. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Varenna Esino via Monza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

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

You can take a train from Lugano to Varenna via Monza in around 2 h 56 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
ASF Autolinee srl
Phone
031 247 249
Website
asfautolinee.it
Bus from Lugano Cassarate to Croce Piazza Chiesa
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
asfautolinee.it
Ferry operators

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