Travel from ZRH to LUG

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Train$19 | 2h 31min Train$19 | 2h 31min Bus18 lb of CO2
  1. Flight$232
    4h 24min · 396 lb of CO2
  2. Train$19
    2h 34min · 29 lb of CO2
  3. Bus$34
    3h 47min · 21 lb of CO2
  4. Drive$14
    2h 2min · 24 lb of CO2

ZRH airport Flights

bus tickets from ZRH to LUG

$232 · 4h 24min
Various airlines
Oneway
About $232
Travel Duration
4h 24min

ZRH airport Trains

train tickets from Zürich to Lugano

$19 · 2h 34min
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Train Tickets
About $19
Travel Duration
2h 34min
Zurich - Zürich Enge
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Lugano - Lugano

train tickets from Zürich to Lamone-Cadempino

$19 · 2h 31min
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Train Tickets
About $19
Travel Duration
2h 31min
Zurich - Zürich HB SZU
SBB · 2h 31min600
Lamone - Lamone-Cadempino

ZRH airport Buses

bus tickets from Zurich to Lugano

$34 · 3h 47min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $34
Travel Duration
3h 47min

bus tickets from Winterthur to Lugano

$37 · 4h 5min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $37
Travel Duration
4h 5min

bus tickets from Uster to Lugano

$26 · 3h 5min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $26
Travel Duration
3h 5min

bus tickets from Baden to Lugano

$29 · 3h 25min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $29
Travel Duration
3h 25min

Drive from ZRH airport

Driving from ZRH to LUG

$14 · 2h 2min

It's 103 miles between ZRH to LUG. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 2min and 2h 8min from ZRH to LUG under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 2h 14min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to LUG by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $13.

Our recommendation to LUG

Take the train, it is cheaper and more comfortable than the bus!

When to book trip from ZRH to LUG?

On your trip from ZRH to LUG, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train. Shuttle service may be available to LUG. If you're traveling with a large group, you should probably take a shuttle as it will reduce the price per person. Alternatively, there are shared shuttle services available. With this option, you'll want to book as soon as possible to allow the shuttle service enough time to coordinate your pickup and dropoff.

ZRH to LUG Lugano - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from ZRH to LUG. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to LUG is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the ZRH/LUG buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from ZRH is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between ZRH and LUG during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from ZRH to LUG? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of LUG traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to LUG is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from ZRH to LUG?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from ZRH to LUG is by train. The train costs $19 roughly and will take 2 hours 31 minutes.

How much does it cost to take the train from ZRH to LUG?

The train costs about $19 between ZRH and LUG. In total, the train will take roughly 2 hours 34 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at Zürich, which is 7 miles from ZRH. Further, once you arrive at Lugano or you will still have 3 miles to LUG.

How long does it take from ZRH to LUG by car?

The total distance between ZRH and LUG is 103 miles and will take you about 2 hours 2 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $14.

Travel companies on this route

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FlixBus from ZRH to LUG
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