There are 8 ways to get from Strasbourg to Lugano by train, bus, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train via Zürich HB  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano 2 / ...

$110 - $200

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport
  2. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Zurich
  3. Take the bus from Zurich to Lugano 401

$23 - $37

6 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lugano 21 / ...

$110 - $195

Bus, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Zurich
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano 2 / ...

$96 - $182

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Strasbourg to Lugano 259.7 miles

$55 - $85

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Lugano  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lugano (LUG) ZRH - LUG

$137 - $353

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP
  4. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso

$154 - $413

Train, bus to Stuttgart, fly to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart
  3. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) STR - MXP
  4. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso

$75 - $209

What companies run services between Strasbourg, France and Lugano, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Lugano via Basel SBB and Zürich HB in around 5 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Strasbourg to Lugano via Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport, Basel EuroAirport, Basel, Bahnhof SBB, Basel City Center, and Zurich in around 7 h.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Train operators
SNCF
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Basel SBB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
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 Basel Sbb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel SBB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Strasbourg to Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Basel City Center to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Strasbourg and Lugano is 300 km. The road distance is 416 km.

The cheapest way to get from Strasbourg to Lugano is to bus which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 7 h.

The quickest way to get from Strasbourg to Lugano is to drive which takes 4 h 15 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

No, there is no direct train from Strasbourg to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Lugano via Basel SBB and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 16 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Strasbourg to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Lugano via Basel EuroAirport, Basel City Center and Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Strasbourg to Lugano, including transfers.