Bologna to Lugano by train
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Travelling from Bologna to Lugano by train
Fast trains from Bologna to Lugano take around 3 hours, covering a distance of approximately 251 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bologna and Lugano.
1. Are there direct trains from Bologna to Lugano?
Journeys between Bologna and Lugano usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 37 departures on the route from Bologna to Lugano every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 35 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Bologna to Lugano?
The Bologna to Lugano train travel time is normally about 3 hours, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Bologna to Lugano train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Lugano is usually scheduled to depart Bologna around 04:15 and the last train is around 00:46.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bologna around 04:15, and the last at 23:03.
What's the Bologna to Lugano train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Bologna to Lugano are $44.93.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $47, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Bologna to Lugano train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bologna to Lugano by train.
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Which train companies operate between Bologna and Lugano?
More than one train company operates on the route from Bologna to Lugano, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Frecciarossa 1000
- IC Notte
- Intercity Notte
- Reggio Emilia
- Regionale Veloce
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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