There are 10 ways to get from Siracusa to Lugano by train, plane, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car, ferry or night train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the train from Siracusa to Catania Centrale
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) CTA - MXP
  3. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T1 to Mendrisio

SFr 67 - SFr 278

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Train, fly to Milan Linate  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the train from Siracusa to Catania Centrale
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Milan Linate (LIN) CTA - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano

SFr 86 - SFr 311

Train, fly to Milan Bergamo  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the train from Siracusa to Catania Centrale
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) CTA - BGY
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano

SFr 71 - SFr 366

Train, fly to Verona  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the train from Siracusa to Catania Centrale
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Verona (VRN) CTA - VRN
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano

SFr 103 - SFr 432

Train, car ferry  •  14h 46m

  1. Take the train from Siracusa to Messina Centrale Re / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Napoli Afragola Fa
  4. Take the train from Napoli Afragola to Milano Centrale Fr
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano 10 / ...

SFr 116 - SFr 388

Train  •  15h 59m

  1. Take the train from Siracusa to Roma Termini Ic
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano 10 / ...

SFr 91 - SFr 314

Bus, train  •  21h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Siracusa to Catania
  2. Take the bus from Catania, Catania to Milan, Milan
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano 10 / ...

SFr 102 - SFr 155

Bus, bus and ferry  •  23h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Siracusa to Catania, Catania 590
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Milano Lampugnano
  3. Take the bus from Busto Arsizio to Lugano 470 / ...

SFr 85 - SFr 115

Drive, ferry  •  22h 14m

  1. Drive from Siracusa to Palermo
  2. Take the ferry from Palermo to Genoa
  3. Drive from Genoa to Lugano

SFr 149 - SFr 256

Night train, train  •  22h 42m

  1. Take the night train from Siracusa to Milano Centrale Ini
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano 10 / ...

SFr 149 - SFr 221

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Siracusa to Lugano is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 23h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Siracusa to Lugano is to train and fly which costs 60€ - 260€ and takes 6h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Siracusa to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Siracusa and arriving at Lugano via Catania, Milan, Milan and Busto Arsizio. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Siracusa to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Siracusa and arriving at Lugano via Roma Termini and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 59m.

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The distance between Siracusa and Lugano is 1123 km.

The best way to get from Siracusa to Lugano without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 14h 46m and costs 100€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 6h 20m to get from Siracusa to Lugano, including transfers.

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

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Siracusa to Lugano train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Siracusa station.

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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Siracusa to Lugano.
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  • Distance: 1123.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 20m

What companies run services between Siracusa, Italy and Lugano, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Siracusa to Lugano via Roma Termini and Milano Centrale in around 15h 59m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 900
Flights from Catania to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 900
Flights from Catania to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 400
Flights from Catania to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 400
Flights from Catania to Milan Bergamo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 480
Flights from Catania to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 320
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 320
Flights from Catania to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 410
Flights from Catania to Milan Bergamo via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 410
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 440
Flights from Catania to Verona via Bari
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 440
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Catania to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Catania to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 310 - SFr 2900
Train operators
Trenitalia

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 Siracusa to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 12 - SFr 14
Train from Siracusa to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 27
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 24 - SFr 27
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Siracusa to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 26
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
SFr 7 - SFr 10
Base 2nd Class
SFr 14 - SFr 17
Base 1st Class
SFr 23 - SFr 26
Train from Siracusa to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 40
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
SFr 10 - SFr 13
Base 2nd Class
SFr 22 - SFr 27
Base 1st Class
SFr 34 - SFr 38
Train from Siracusa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
11h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 120
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
SFr 27 - SFr 35
Base 2nd Class
SFr 75 - SFr 95
Base 1st Class
SFr 110 - SFr 120
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 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 Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 55
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 Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 75
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 26 - SFr 35
1st Class
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 110
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 55
1st Class
SFr 75 - SFr 110
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 60
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 15 - SFr 22
Base Standard
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Base Premium
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Napoli Afragola
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 110
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Base Standard
SFr 60 - SFr 85
Base Premium
SFr 75 - SFr 110
Train from Napoli Afragola to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 140
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Base Standard
SFr 80 - SFr 120
Base Premium
SFr 95 - SFr 140
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 140
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Base Standard
SFr 75 - SFr 110
Base Premium
SFr 90 - SFr 140
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 20
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Napoli Afragola to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 55
Website
Italo Treno
Trenitalia Intercity Night

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
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Siracusa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 170
Website
Trenitalia ICN
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Trenitalia
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Bahn DB
Bus operators
SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro
Phone
091 617 1141
Website
saistrasporti.it
Bus from Siracusa - Corso Umberto to Catania, Via D'Amico
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 8
Schedules at
saistrasporti.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Catania, Catania to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Siracusa to Catania, Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Busto Arsizio to Lugano
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from CATANIA - Via Archimede to Milano - Autostazione San Donato
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 90
Website
Baltour
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Catania to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 90
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Book at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 45
Website
Caronte & Tourist
Passenger
SFr 2 - SFr 3
Car
SFr 28 - SFr 45

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

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

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Meridiana, Ryanair, easyJet and Alitalia offer flights from Catania Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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