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

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  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Ec

$40 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. 401 / ...

$14 - $23

2 alternative options

Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Fr / ...
  2. Eurocity / ...

$37 - $71

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. 142.7 miles

$30 - $50

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

Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Verona to Lugano once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 8 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Verona to Lugano 3 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $23 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Lugano
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$26 - $28
First
$39
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Verona to Lugano
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Verona and Lugano is 170 km. The road distance is 228 km.

The cheapest way to get from Verona to Lugano is to bus which costs 12€ - 20€ and takes 3 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Verona to Lugano is to drive which takes 2 h 13 min and costs 29€ - 45€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Verona Porta Nuova and arriving at Lugano. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Verona and arriving at Lugano. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

The train from Verona Porta Nuova to Lugano takes 3 h 8 min including transfers and departs once daily.