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There are 8 ways to get from Lugano to Vietnam by train, plane or car

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Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Noi Bai International  •  18h 29m

  1. Take the train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T1
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Noi Bai International (HAN) MXP - HAN

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Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Tan Son Nhat  •  20h 11m

  1. Take the train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T1
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN) MXP - SGN

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Train to Zurich, fly to Tan Son Nhat  •  18h 2m

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Zuerich Hb
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN) ZRH - SGN

Train to Zurich, fly to Danang  •  21h 7m

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Zuerich Hb
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Danang (DAD) ZRH - DAD

Train to Zurich, fly to Noi Bai International  •  18h 30m

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Zuerich Hb
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Noi Bai International (HAN) ZRH - HAN

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Danang  •  19h 55m

  1. Take the train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T1
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Danang (DAD) MXP - DAD

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Noi Bai International  •  19h 47m

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  4. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Noi Bai International (HAN) FRA - HAN

Drive  •  6 days 9h

  1. Drive from Lugano to Ho Chi Minh City 13117 km

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Vietnam

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Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Vietnam. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Vietnam.

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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Vietnam.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Vietnam due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vietnam

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Vietnam from May 11.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vietnam

Limited international flights leaving Switzerland began to resume from June 8.

Last updated: January 20 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Vietnam is to train and fly which costs SFr 360 - SFr 950 and takes 20h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to Vietnam is to train and fly which costs SFr 500 - SFr 1100 and takes 18h 2m.

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The distance between Lugano and Vietnam is 9662 km. The road distance is 13117 km.

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It takes approximately 18h 29m to get from Lugano to Vietnam, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Noi Bai International Airport. The quickest flight takes 15h 20m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lugano to Vietnam is 13117 km. It takes approximately 6 days 9h to drive from Lugano to Vietnam.

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Lufthansa, Vietnam Airlines, Korean Air and six other airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Noi Bai International Airport.

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  • Distance: 9661.9 km
  • Duration: 18h 29m

What companies run services between Lugano, Switzerland and Vietnam?

There is no direct connection from Lugano to Vietnam. However, you can take the train to Mendrisio, take the train to Malpensa Aeroporto T1, take the walk to Milan Malpensa airport, fly to Noi Bai International, take the walk to Noi Bai Airport T1, then take the bus to Hanoi. Alternatively, you can take the train to Zürich HB, take the train to Zürich Flughafen, take the walk to Zurich airport, fly to Tan Son Nhat, take the walk to Tan Son Nhat International Airport, then take the line 49 bus to Ho Chi Minh City.

Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Noi Bai International via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Tan Son Nhat via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tan Son Nhat via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Danang via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $1,900
Flights from Zurich to Noi Bai International via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Danang via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from Frankfurt to Noi Bai International via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,500
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Noi Bai International via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,600
Flights from Zurich to Tan Son Nhat via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,900
Flights from Zurich to Danang via Frankfurt, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $2,900
Flights from Zurich to Danang via Istanbul, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Zurich to Noi Bai International via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,900
Flights from Frankfurt to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Noi Bai International via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,500
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Noi Bai International via Doha
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Tan Son Nhat via Doha
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tan Son Nhat via Doha
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Danang via Doha, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Flights from Zurich to Noi Bai International via Doha
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Danang via Doha, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Noi Bai International via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Tan Son Nhat via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tan Son Nhat via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Noi Bai International via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Noi Bai International via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Noi Bai International via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,200
Flights from Zurich to Tan Son Nhat via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tan Son Nhat via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Noi Bai International via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Frankfurt to Noi Bai International via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,500
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Noi Bai International via Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Tan Son Nhat via Dubai
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tan Son Nhat via Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Noi Bai International via Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Frankfurt to Noi Bai International via Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Noi Bai International via Incheon
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tan Son Nhat via Incheon
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Zurich to Danang via Incheon
Ave. Duration
23h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
Flights from Zurich to Noi Bai International via Incheon
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Danang via Incheon
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,900
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Tan Son Nhat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Danang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,600
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Zurich to Danang via Helsinki, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Danang via Helsinki, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tan Son Nhat via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Asiana Airlines
Website
flyasiana.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Danang via Incheon
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,900
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Noi Bai International via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $1,900
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T1
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$85 - $120
Train from Lugano to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
$65 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
$65 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $160
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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