Duration 2h 37m
Distance 236.1 km
Average price SFr 90
Possible routes 5 found

Winterthur to Lugano

Rome2rio has found 5 ways to get from Winterthur to Lugano by train, bus, car and flight. We recommend taking the train from Zürich HB to Lugano, which takes around 3h 18m. Alternatively, taking the bus from Zurich to Lugano is the cheapest option and takes around 4h.
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Train

  1. Zürich HB
  2. Lugano
3h 18m
SFr 56 - SFr 123
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Bus

  1. Zurich
  2. Lugano
4h
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Cheapest
SFr 10 - SFr 23

Drive

  1. Winterthur
  2. Lugano
2h 40m
SFr 30 - SFr 45

Fly to Lugano

  1. Zurich
  2. Lugano
Fastest
2h 37m
SFr 75 - SFr 252

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train

  1. Zurich
  2. Malpensa Aeroporto T1
  3. Lugano
4h 15m
SFr 112 - SFr 352

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Winterthur to Lugano? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Winterthur to Lugano is to bus which costs SFr 9 - SFr 24 and takes 4h.

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The quickest way to get from Winterthur to Lugano is to fly which costs SFr 70 - SFr 260 and takes 2h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Winterthur to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Winterthur and arriving at Lugano via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h.

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No, there is no direct train from Winterthur to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Winterthur and arriving at Lugano via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 18m.

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The distance between Winterthur and Lugano is 167 km. The road distance is 236.1 km.

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The best way to get from Winterthur to Lugano without a car is to train which takes 3h 18m and costs SFr 55 - SFr 130.

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It takes approximately 3h 18m to get from Winterthur to Lugano, including transfers.

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Winterthur to Lugano bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich station.

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Winterthur to Lugano train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Winterthur to Lugano is to train which takes 3h 18m and costs SFr 55 - SFr 130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 9 - SFr 24 and takes 4h, you could also fly, which costs SFr 70 - SFr 260 and takes 2h 37m.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Lugano Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Winterthur to Lugano is 236 km. It takes approximately 2h 40m to drive from Winterthur to Lugano.

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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Lugano Airport.

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Book your Winterthur to Lugano bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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

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The best way to get from Winterthur to Zurich Airport is to train which takes 17 min and costs SFr 4 - SFr 24.

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How to travel from Winterthur to Lugano

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Winterthur to Lugano right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Winterthur and Lugano?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Winterthur to Lugano hourly. Tickets cost SFr 50 - SFr 95 and the journey takes 2h 16m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Winterthur to Lugano every 4 hours. Tickets cost SFr 14 - SFr 17 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Two other operators also service this route.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 310
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 17
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 22
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 9

Lugano, Switzerland

Lugano is a city in southern Switzerland in the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino bordering Italy. It has a population of 71,500, and an urban agglomeration over 145,000. The 9th largest Swiss city, it is the largest in Ticino and largest with an Italian speaking majority outside Italy. - Wikipedia

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