Brussels to Lugano by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:25
  • Last train
    18:25
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    9hr 44m

Travelling from Brussels to Lugano by train

Fast trains from Brussels to Lugano take around 9 hours and 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 636 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Brussels and Lugano.

Are there direct trains from Brussels to Lugano?

Journeys between Brussels and Lugano usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 6 departures on the route from Brussels 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 5 departures.

How long is the train journey from Brussels to Lugano?

The Brussels to Lugano train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Brussels to Lugano train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lugano is usually scheduled to depart Brussels around 06:25 and the last train is around 18:25. This is the same at the weekend.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Brussels to Lugano train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half 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 Brussels to Lugano by train.

Which train companies operate between Brussels and Lugano?

More than one train company operates on the route from Brussels to Lugano, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • TGV
  • Thalys

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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