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There are 4 ways to get from Turin to Lugano by bus, train or car

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Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Lugano 470

$12 - $20

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Train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano Eurocity / ...

$37 - $51

Bus Autostradale  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Turin Corso Bolzano to Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 2 Autostradale - Sadem
  2. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 2 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso 1 / ...

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Turin to Lugano 122.3 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Turin to Lugano is to bus which costs 10€ - 18€ and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Turin to Lugano is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 1 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Turin, Torino and arriving at Lugano. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Turin to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Torino Porta Susa and arriving at Lugano via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 43 min.

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The distance between Turin and Lugano is 144 km. The road distance is 195.7 km.

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The best way to get from Turin to Lugano without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 10 min and costs 10€ - 18€.

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The bus from Turin, Torino to Lugano takes 3 h 10 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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Turin to Lugano train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Torino Porta Susa station.

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The best way to get from Turin to Lugano is to bus which takes 3 h 10 min and costs 10€ - 18€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 3 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Turin to Lugano.
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  • Distance: 90 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Turin to Lugano 3 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Turin to Lugano via Milano Centrale in around 3 h 43 min.

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 Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
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
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$26 - $28
First
$38
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Turin, Torino to Lugano
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autostradale
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 2 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com

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

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Turin to Lugano train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Lugano station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Turin to Lugano is 196 km. It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to drive from Turin to Lugano.

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