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

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Line 10 train, train, ferry  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the line 10 train from Lugano to Mendrisio 10 / ...
  2. Take the train from Mendrisio to Varese S40 / ...
  3. Take the train from Varese Fn to Laveno Mombello Fn R22
  4. Take the ferry from Laveno to Verbania,Intra

$27 - $47

Cheapest option

Line 205 ferry  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 205 ferry from Luino to Pallanza 205 / ...

$25 - $41

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Lugano to Verbania 51.2 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Verbania is to drive which costs SFr 10 - SFr 16 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to Verbania is to drive which costs SFr 10 - SFr 16 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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The distance between Lugano and Verbania is 33 km. The road distance is 81.9 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Lugano to Verbania, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Lugano to Verbania. However, you can take the line 10 train to Mendrisio, take the train to Varese, take the walk to Varese Fn, take the train to Laveno Mombello Fn, take the walk to Laveno, take the ferry to Verbania,Intra, take the walk to Verbania - Intra, then take the line 4 bus to Pallanza. Alternatively, Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia operates a ferry from Lugano to Verbania once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min.

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