Basel to Lugano by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Basel to Lugano by train
Fast trains from Basel to Lugano take around 3 hours and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 200 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Lugano.
1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Lugano?
Direct trains from Basel to Lugano have been found.
We usually find around 7 direct trains on the route from Basel to Lugano every weekday.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Basel to Lugano?
The Basel to Lugano train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Basel to Lugano train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Lugano is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 09:04 and the last train is around 21:04.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Basel to Lugano train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Basel to Lugano are $81.96.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $83, 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 Basel 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 Basel to Lugano by train.
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Which train companies operate between Basel and Lugano?
More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to Lugano, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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