Duration 5h 50m
Distance 568.9 km
Average price SFr 170
Possible routes 10 found

Salzburg to Lugano

Rome2rio has found 10 ways to get from Salzburg to Lugano by train, bus, car and flight. We recommend taking the trains from Salzburg to Lugano, which takes around 9h 18m. Alternatively, taking the bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Munich, Munich central bus station and then taking the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Lugano is the cheapest option and takes around 9h 55m.
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Train

  1. Salzburg Hbf
  2. Feldkirch
  3. Zürich HB
  4. Lugano
9h 18m
SFr 116 - SFr 249
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Bus

  1. Salzburg, Salzburg South
  2. Munich, Munich central bus station
  3. Lugano
9h 55m
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Cheapest
SFr 24 - SFr 57

Bus via Sankt Gallen

  1. Salzburg
  2. St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse
  3. Lugano
10h 21m
SFr 43 - SFr 51

Night train, train

  1. Salzburg Hbf
  2. Milano Centrale
  3. Lugano
12h 7m
SFr 89 - SFr 132

Drive

  1. Salzburg
  2. Lugano
Fastest
5h 50m
SFr 70 - SFr 110

Fly Salzburg to Milan Malpensa, train

  1. Salzburg
  2. Malpensa Aeroporto T1
  3. Lugano
7h 18m
SFr 149 - SFr 361

Train to Munich, fly to Lugano

  1. Salzburg Hbf
  2. Munich
  3. Lugano
7h 35m
SFr 116 - SFr 480

Train to Munich, fly to Zurich, train

  1. Salzburg Hbf
  2. Munich
  3. Zürich HB
  4. Lugano
7h 2m
SFr 164 - SFr 512

Train to Munich, fly to Milan Malpensa, train

  1. Salzburg Hbf
  2. Munich
  3. Malpensa Aeroporto T1
  4. Lugano
7h 17m
SFr 88 - SFr 270

Train to Munich, fly to Verona, train

  1. Salzburg Hbf
  2. Munich
  3. Verona Porta Nuova
  4. Milano Centrale
  5. Lugano
7h 34m
SFr 116 - SFr 524

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Salzburg to Lugano? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Lugano is to bus which costs 21€ - 55€ and takes 9h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Lugano is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 5h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salzburg to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Salzburg, Salzburg South and arriving at Lugano via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Lugano via Feldkirch and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 18m.

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The distance between Salzburg and Lugano is 368 km. The road distance is 568.9 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Lugano without a car is to train which takes 9h 18m and costs 100€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 9h 18m to get from Salzburg to Lugano, including transfers.

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

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Salzburg to Lugano train services, operated by Railjet, depart from Salzburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Lugano is to train which takes 9h 18m and costs 100€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 55€ and takes 9h 55m.

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There is no direct flight from Salzburg Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Lugano is 569 km. It takes approximately 5h 50m to drive from Salzburg to Lugano.

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British Airways, Scandinavian Airlines, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Salzburg Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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Book your Salzburg to Lugano bus tickets online with FlixBus, Distribusion and two other operators.

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There are 4512+ hotels available in Lugano. Prices start at SFr 77 per night.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Salzburg Airport is to line 180 bus which takes 10 min and costs 2€ - 3€.

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How to travel from Salzburg to Lugano

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Salzburg to Lugano right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Salzburg and Lugano?

You can take a train from Salzburg to Lugano via Feldkirch, Zuerich Hb, and Zürich HB in around 9h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salzburg to Lugano via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 9h 55m.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 310 - SFr 750
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 380
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 430
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 210
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 330 - SFr 900
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 450
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 1800
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 440
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 14

Lugano, Switzerland

Lugano is a city in southern Switzerland in the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino bordering Italy. It has a population of 71,500, and an urban agglomeration over 145,000. The 9th largest Swiss city, it is the largest in Ticino and largest with an Italian speaking majority outside Italy. - Wikipedia

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