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Lugano to Vienna by train

It takes an average of 13h 31m to travel from Lugano to Vienna by train, over a distance of around 381 miles (613 km). There are normally 14 trains per day travelling from Lugano to Vienna and tickets for this journey start from $59.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 10h 0m
PriceFrom $59.90
Distance381 miles (613 km)
Frequency14 trains per day
Departure stationLugano
Arrival stationVienna
Changes1 change

Lugano to Vienna train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lugano to Vienna for mardi mai 11 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:02 06:30 10h 28m, 5 changes
09:30 07:30 10h 0m, 1 change
11:30 09:30 10h 0m, 1 change
01:30 11:33 10h 3m, 1 change
03:30 05:34 14h 4m, 2 changes
04:02 08:30 16h 28m, 7 changes
04:02 09:30 17h 28m, 6 changes
07:02 10:30 15h 28m, 4 changes
08:30 00:30 16h 0m, 4 changes
08:30 01:30 17h 0m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Lugano to Vienna

The price of train tickets from Lugano to Vienna starts at $59.90 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 Vienna 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 Vienna

Want to know more about your journey from Lugano to Vienna? 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 Vienna take?

The average journey time by train between Lugano and Vienna is 13 hours and 31 minutes, with around 14 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 Vienna by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lugano to Vienna is 10 hours and 0 minutes.

How much does the train from Lugano to Vienna cost?

Train tickets from Lugano to Vienna can start from as little as $59.90 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 Vienna?

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

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

The first train from Lugano to Vienna leaves at 05:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Lugano to Vienna leaves at 09:02. 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 Vienna by train?

Trains travelling from Lugano to Vienna cover a distance of around 381 miles (613 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lugano to Vienna for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/11/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 12/21/2020 for travel on 12/21/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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