Trains from Milan to Lugano

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Mon 22 Jan

06:25 07:40
24 €
01:15 hrs

Tue 23 Jan

06:25 07:40
24 €
01:15 hrs

Wed 24 Jan

06:25 07:40
24 €
01:15 hrs

Thu 25 Jan

06:25 07:40
24 €
01:15 hrs

Fri 26 Jan

06:25 07:40
24 €
01:15 hrs

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Milan to Lugano Train Information

Avg. Train Duration1h 14m
Trains arrive inLugano
Trains depart fromMilan
Train Ticket Price 24.00 €
Distance63 km
Train Companies
  • Trenitalia

What train companies travel from Milan to Lugano

Many companies operate modern fleets with comfortable, reclining seats, wifi and air-conditioning. Compare the services available.

What's on board Trenitalia trains?

  • Power Outlet

  • Wifi

  • Refreshments

  • Mobile Tickets

  • Pets

  • WC

  • Seat Reservation

  • ID Required

  • Allows Bicycles

Further facilities and services may vary according to the transport company and country of operation.

What do I need to know about travelling on Trenitalia trains?

    Carta Freccia Special, Carta Freccia Young, and Carta Freccia Senior entitle passengers to discounted tickets on Trenitalia trains.


    CartaFreccia Young (up to 25 years old):
    Card holders entitled to a 20% discount on domestic and long-distance trains.

    CartaFreccia Senior (60+ years old):
    Card holders entitled to a 20% discount on domestic and long-distance trains.

    CartaFreccia Special:
    Card holders entitled to a 50% discount for all trains departing on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 to 14:00.


    Passengers with a CartaFreccia number can enter it during checkout to earn points when booking with GoEuro


    You will need to make separate bookings for passengers in your group who do not own the selected discount card.


    Infant 0-4 without a seat (Free)


Trains from Milan to Lugano

Trains in Europe are an efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. If you want to enjoy a trip to the slopes of Lugano, getting there by train from Milan is easy. Trenitalia currently runs a regular direct trains from Milan to Lugano. The first train of the day departs from Milano Centrale at 5:39 a.m., while the last train leaves at 7:25 p.m. All trains depart from either Milano Centrale or Porta Garibaldi train station and arrive at Lugano Stazione.

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Milan to Lugano Train Cost

Average prices for trains from Milan to Lugano when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€25

1 Day in Advance

€25

1 Week in Advance

€25

2 Weeks in Advance

€25

1 Month in Advance

€24

3 Months in Advance

€21

Milan to Lugano Trains: General Information


Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Milan to Lugano, with trains taking as little as 1¼ hours to arrive in Lugano.

  • autobus All Milan to Lugano trains are run by Trenitalia.
  • autobus Some trains are direct, while others require 2 transfers at Albate and Como. All trains depart from either Milano Centrale or Porta Garibaldi train station and arrive at Lugano Stazione.
  • autobus The Milan to Lugano train journey takes as little as 1 hour and 16 minutes to arrive in Lugano.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Milan to Lugano train tickets approximately 1 day in advance of the travel date.

Taking the Train from Milan

All trains from Milan to Lugano will depart from Milano Centrale, the city's major train station. The simplest route to Centrale is by catching the Milan Metro. Both the green and yellow lines stop at the rail terminus, and it takes about 10 minutes from the center of Milan. There are also direct rail connections to Milan's airports, along with local bus services.

Getting into Lugano by Train

Lugano is lively, beautifully situated and heaven for lovers of Alpine sports like skiing and hiking. In the summer, it's a cultural hot spot, with music and theater festivals - while the lakefront is a wonderful place to relax. In the winter, there are plenty of ski slopes around the town, making it a year-round destination within easy reach of Milan. All trains from Milan arrive at Lugano's main station, which is located a few hundred meters from the lakefront. You can walk to city center hotels, catch the number 4 bus (to "Centro") or take a ride on the funicular railway, which regularly descends straight into the town center. There are also buses to suburbs like Canobbio, and local trains serve other destinations on Lake Lugano like Melide.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Everything you need to know about Milano Centrale train station

  • Power Outlet
  • Wifi
  • Food Service
  • WC

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