There are 5 ways to get from Mürren to Lugano by train, bus or car

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Train via Bern  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano 2 / ...

$212 - $327

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Como 417

$24 - $42

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern 470
  2. Take the train from Arth-Goldau to Lugano 2 / ...

$94 - $166

Train #2  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern 470
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Lugano 21 / ...

$99 - $169

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Mürren to Lugano 158 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mürren to Lugano is to bus which costs SFr 24 - SFr 45 and takes 7 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mürren to Lugano is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The distance between Mürren and Lugano is 102 km. The road distance is 252.8 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Mürren to Lugano, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mürren to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Stechelberg, Schilthornbahn and arriving at Lugano via Lauterbrunnen, Bahnhof, Interlaken, Interlaken West and Como. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 53 min.

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The best way to get from Mürren to Lugano without a car is to train which takes 5 h 35 min and costs SFr 210 - SFr 330.

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

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Map of how to get from Mürren to Lugano.
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  • Distance: 63.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 35 min

What companies run services between Mürren, Switzerland and Lugano, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Mürren to Lugano via Interlaken West, Bern, and Zürich HB in around 5 h 35 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Mürren to Lugano once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 3 h 40 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 Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Arth-Goldau to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $100
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 Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Arth-Goldau to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Luzern to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Arth-Goldau to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Como
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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