There are 3 ways to get from Vicenza to Lugano by train or car

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Train via Milan  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the train from Vicenza to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano 10 / ...

SFr 46 - SFr 178

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Train  •  3h 25m

  1. Take the train from Vicenza to Lugano Ec

SFr 65 - SFr 160

Drive  •  2h 45m

  1. Drive from Vicenza to Lugano 278.6 km

SFr 40 - SFr 60

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The cheapest way to get from Vicenza to Lugano is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Vicenza to Lugano is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vicenza and arriving at Lugano. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 25m.

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The distance between Vicenza and Lugano is 207 km. The road distance is 278.6 km.

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The best way to get from Vicenza to Lugano without a car is to train via Milan which takes 3h 8m and costs 40€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 3h 8m to get from Vicenza to Lugano, including transfers.

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Vicenza to Lugano train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Vicenza station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vicenza to Lugano is 279 km. It takes approximately 2h 45m to drive from Vicenza to Lugano.

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Map of how to get from Vicenza to Lugano.
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  • Distance: 207.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 8m

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

You can take a train from Vicenza to Lugano via Milano Centrale in around 3h 8m.

Train operators
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 Vicenza to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 70
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 19 - SFr 26
Base Standard
SFr 35 - SFr 55
Base Premium
SFr 45 - SFr 70
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Vicenza to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 24
Website
Italo Treno
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 Vicenza to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 130
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Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 50 - SFr 70
1st Class
SFr 90 - SFr 130
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 75
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Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 26 - SFr 35
1st Class
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Train from Vicenza to Lugano
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 160
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 65 - SFr 90
1st Class
SFr 110 - SFr 160
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 Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 55
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Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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There are 4512+ hotels available in Lugano. Prices start at SFr 76 per night.

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