There are 8 ways to get from Stuttgart 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.

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Train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB Ic
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano 2 / ...

$117 - $197

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Lugano 124

$27 - $50

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Lucerne Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Lugano 21 / ...

$65 - $114

Drive  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Lugano 269.4 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Stuttgart to Zurich, train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Zurich (ZRH) STR - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano

$114 - $322

Fly Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) STR - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso

$53 - $167

Train to Zurich, fly to Lugano  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lugano (LUG) ZRH - LUG

$134 - $335

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) FRA - MXP
  3. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso

$138 - $327

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Lugano is to bus which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 10 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Lugano is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Lugano is 309 km. The road distance is 431.1 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Stuttgart to Lugano, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stuttgart to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Ruhbank and arriving at Lugano via Plieningen Seemühlenweg and Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Lugano via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 37 min.

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What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Lugano, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Lugano via Zürich HB in around 5 h 37 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Stuttgart to Lugano once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $50 and the journey takes 8 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
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, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $100
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
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Luzern to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Stuttgart to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Lugano
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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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