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There are 7 ways to get from Luxembourg to Lugano by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9h 21m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville Ter
  2. Take the train from Metz Ville to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lugano 21 / ...

$139 - $257

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Bus  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Luzern N836
  2. Take the bus from Luzern to Lugano K188 / ...

$30 - $57

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Bus, train  •  9h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Karlsruhe
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Lugano Ec

$88 - $122

Drive  •  6h 13m

  1. Drive from Luxembourg to Lugano 376.4 miles

$75 - $120

Fly to Zurich, train  •  5h 41m

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Zurich (ZRH) LUX - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano

$132 - $392

Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5h 52m

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LUX - MXP

$54 - $243

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  6h 29m

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Milan Linate (LIN) LUX - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano

$105 - $495

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The cheapest way to get from Luxembourg to Lugano is to bus which costs 26€ - 50€ and takes 9h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Luxembourg to Lugano is to fly and train which costs 110€ - 340€ and takes 5h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Luxembourg to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon and arriving at Lugano via Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Luxembourg to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Gare de Luxembourg and arriving at Lugano via Metz Ville, Strasbourg and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 21m.

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The distance between Luxembourg and Lugano is 453 km. The road distance is 602.3 km.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Lugano without a car is to train which takes 9h 21m and costs 120€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 9h 21m to get from Luxembourg to Lugano, including transfers.

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Luxembourg to Lugano bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon station.

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Luxembourg to Lugano train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Luxembourg station.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Lugano is to train which takes 9h 21m and costs 120€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 50€ and takes 9h 50m, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 220€ and takes 5h 52m.

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Map of how to get from Luxembourg to Lugano.
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  • Distance: 283 miles
  • Duration: 9h 21m

What companies run services between Luxembourg and Lugano, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Luxembourg to Lugano via Gare de Metz-Ville, Metz Ville, Strasbourg, and Basel SBB in around 9h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Luxembourg to Lugano via Luzern in around 9h 50m.

Airlines
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Metz Ville to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
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 Basel SBB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
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 Basel Sbb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Lugano
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$26 - $28
First
$38
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 Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Luzern
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Luzern to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Lucerne, Inseli Park to Lugano, Via Giacomo E Filippo Ciani
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
regiojet.com

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The quickest flight from Luxembourg Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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

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Luxembourg to Lugano train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Lugano station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luxembourg to Lugano is 602 km. It takes approximately 6h 13m to drive from Luxembourg to Lugano.

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FlexFlight ApS, Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Luxembourg Airport to Zurich Airport.

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Book your Luxembourg to Lugano bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 3807+ hotels available in Lugano. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Luxembourg Airport is to line 16 bus which takes 17m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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