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There are 4 ways to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel, Lugano by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Milan Malpensa Airport P2 Terminal 1 to Lugano Piazzale Besso Malpensa airport terminal 1 - Arbedo-Castione Via Stazione / ...

SFr 27 - SFr 45

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Train  •  1h 45m

  1. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T1 to Mendrisio S50
  2. Take the train from Mendrisio to Lugano S10 / ...

SFr 37 - SFr 66

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel, Lugano 66 km

SFr 7 - SFr 12

Towncar  •  52 min

  1. Take a town car from Milan Malpensa Airport to International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel, Lugano 66 km

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  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel, Lugano is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel, Lugano is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel, Lugano is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 9 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel, Lugano is to drive which costs 7€ - 11€ and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel, Lugano is to drive which costs 7€ - 11€ and takes 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Milan Malpensa Airport P2 Terminal 1 and arriving at Lugano Piazzale Besso. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel, Lugano. However, there are services departing from Malpensa Aeroporto T1 and arriving at Lugano via Mendrisio. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 45m.

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The distance between Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) and International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel, Lugano is 45 km. The road distance is 66 km.

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The best way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel, Lugano without a car is to bus which takes 1h 32m and costs 25€ - 40€.

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The bus from Milan Malpensa Airport P2 Terminal 1 to Lugano Piazzale Besso takes 1h 20m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel, Lugano bus services, operated by Giosy Tours, depart from Milan Malpensa Airport P2 Terminal 1 station.

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Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel, Lugano train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Malpensa Aeroporto T1 station.

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The best way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel, Lugano is to bus which takes 1h 32m and costs 25€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 1h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel, Lugano.
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  • Distance: 45.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 32m

What companies run services between Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP), Italy and International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel, Lugano, Switzerland?

Giosy Tours operates a bus from Milan Malpensa Airport P2 Terminal 1 to Lugano Piazzale Besso every 2 hours. Tickets cost SFr 27 - SFr 45 and the journey takes 1h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel, Lugano via Mendrisio and Lugano in around 1h 45m.

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.

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Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T1 to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mendrisio to Lugano
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 23
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Giosy Tours
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Website
giosytours.ch
Bus from Milan Malpensa Airport P2 Terminal 1 to Lugano Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 45
Website
Giosy Tours
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Milan Malpensa Airport to International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel, Lugano

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Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel, Lugano bus services, operated by Giosy Tours, arrive at Lugano Piazzale Besso station.

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Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel, Lugano train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Lugano station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel, Lugano is 66 km. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel, Lugano.

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