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

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Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale Hotelzug / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr / ...

$33 - $86

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Bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Lugano to Verona 414

$14 - $24

2 alternative options

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Verona Porta Nuova Ec

$40 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Lugano to Verona 143.8 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Verona is to bus which costs SFr 14 - SFr 23 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to Verona is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lugano and arriving at Verona. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lugano and arriving at Verona Porta Nuova. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

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The distance between Lugano and Verona is 170 km. The road distance is 230.1 km.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Verona without a car is to train which takes 2 h 45 min and costs SFr 30 - SFr 85.

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Lugano to Verona, including transfers.

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

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Lugano to Verona 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 Verona is to train which takes 2 h 45 min and costs SFr 30 - SFr 85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 14 - SFr 23 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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

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Lugano to Verona train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Verona Porta Nuova station.

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Map of how to get from Lugano to Verona.
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  • Distance: 106.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

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

You can take a train from Lugano to Verona via Milano Centrale in around 2 h 45 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lugano to Verona once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $24 and the journey takes 4 h 5 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
Train from Lugano to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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 Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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 Verona
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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