Travel from Zürich to Lugano

Train, bus or fly from Zürich to Lugano?

Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Zürich to Lugano hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 8 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zürich to Lugano 5 times a week. Tickets cost $13 - $23 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min. 2 other operators also service this route.

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How to get from Zürich to Lugano

ModeDurationPrice
From Zuerich Hb train to Lugano.2 h 8 min36€
From Zurich bus to Lugano.3 h 50 min16€
From Zürich drive to Lugano.2 h 24 min27€
From Zürich HB train to Zurich airport, fly to Lugano airport, then line 60 train to Lugano.2 h 14 min108€
From Zürich HB train to Zurich airport, fly to Milan Malpensa airport, then bus to Lugano.3 h 54 min118€