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About the train journey from Lugano to Lecco

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The train from Lugano to Lecco usually takes 2 hours 13 minutes on average to travel 38 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 1 hour 32 minutes. You can expect to find 35 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Lugano and Lecco, you'll need to make 1 change on your way to Lecco. You can choose to travel with Trenitalia or SBB to get to Lecco – both train companies offer modern comfortable services that will whisk you there in no time.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Lugano to Lecco in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $21.51.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Lecco, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Lugano to Lecco by train

It takes an average of 2h 13m to travel from Lugano to Lecco by train, over a distance of around 24 miles (38 km). There are normally 35 trains per day traveling from Lugano to Lecco and tickets for this journey start from $21.51 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 1h 32m


24 miles (38 km)


35 trains per day


1 change


From $21.51

Train and bus operators

Trenitalia, SBB CFF FFS, Trenord

Lugano to Lecco train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lugano to Lecco for Tuesday Mar 28th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:32 11:54 2h 22m, 2 changes
10:02 11:59 1h 57m, 1 change
11:02 12:59 1h 57m, 1 change
11:02 12:53 1h 51m, 2 changes
12:02 14:01 1h 59m, 1 change
12:02 13:53 1h 51m, 2 changes
13:02 15:24 2h 22m, 1 change
13:02 14:53 1h 51m, 2 changes
14:02 15:59 1h 57m, 1 change
14:02 15:53 1h 51m, 2 changes

Trenitalia and SBB trains from Lugano to Lecco

You can travel from Lugano to Lecco on Trenitalia and SBB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

The Swiss rail network is operated by SBB. SBB train ticket prices are based on travel and not on the type of trains. You will find available return tickets (standard price, one way or round trip), Multiple journey tickets (for six individual trips on a pre-determined itinerary) and the City-Ticket (including a one-day transportation pass from the city of departure or arrival).

Cheap train tickets from Lugano to Lecco

The price of train tickets from Lugano to Lecco starts at $21.51 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Lugano to Lecco by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Lugano to Lecco

Want to know more about your journey from Lugano to Lecco? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Lugano to Lecco take?

The average journey time by train between Lugano and Lecco is 2 hours and 13 minutes, with around 35 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Lugano and Lecco by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lugano to Lecco is 1 hour and 32 minutes.

How much does the train from Lugano to Lecco cost?

Train tickets from Lugano to Lecco can start from as little as $21.51 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Lugano to Lecco?

No, there are no direct train services from Lugano to Lecco. Travelling from Lugano to Lecco by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Lugano to Lecco leave?

The first train from Lugano to Lecco leaves at 01:26. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Lugano to Lecco leave?

The last train from Lugano to Lecco leaves at 21:32. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Lugano and Lecco by train?

Trains travelling from Lugano to Lecco cover a distance of around 24 miles (38 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lecco to Lugano.

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