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Travelling from Lucerne to Lugano by train

Fast trains from Lucerne to Lugano take around 1 hour and 59 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 126 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lucerne and Lugano.

Are there direct trains from Lucerne to Lugano?

Direct trains from Lucerne to Lugano have been found.

We usually find around 8 direct trains on the route from Lucerne to Lugano every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 6 departures.

How long is the train journey from Lucerne to Lugano?

The Lucerne to Lugano train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 59 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Lucerne to Lugano train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Lugano is usually scheduled to depart Lucerne around 06:18 and the last train is around 22:18. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lucerne around 08:46, and the last at 22:18.

When to book Lucerne to Lugano train tickets?

Trains in Switzerland usually open for booking around 0 days 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 Lucerne to Lugano by train.

Which train companies operate between Lucerne and Lugano?

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

  • InterCity
  • Intercités

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

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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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