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Travelling from Arona to Lugano by train

Looking to travel from Arona to Lugano by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 1 hour 47 minutes to travel from Arona to Lugano by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 1 hour 41 minutes though. You'll usually find 23 trains per day running along the 25 miles (41 km) route between these two destinations. You’ll need to make 1 change during the journey to Lugano, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Arona to Lugano start from €30.10 when you book in advance, so use our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you’re feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Lugano by train, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times.

Arona to Lugano by train

It takes an average of 1h 47m to travel from Arona to Lugano by train, over a distance of around 25 miles (41 km). There are normally 23 trains per day travelling from Arona to Lugano and tickets for this journey start from €30.10 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 41m
PriceFrom €30.10
Distance25 miles (41 km)
Frequency23 trains per day
First train05:37
Last train22:06
Departure stationArona
Arrival stationLugano
Changes1 change

Arona to Lugano train times

Check out the next trains departing from Arona to Lugano for Tuesday 8th February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:06 09:54 1h 48m, 1 change
08:37 10:24 1h 47m, 3 changes
09:06 10:54 1h 48m, 1 change
10:06 11:54 1h 48m, 1 change
12:06 13:54 1h 48m, 1 change
12:37 14:24 1h 47m, 3 changes
13:06 14:54 1h 48m, 1 change
14:06 15:54 1h 48m, 1 change
14:37 16:24 1h 47m, 3 changes
15:06 16:54 1h 48m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Arona to Lugano

The price of train tickets from Arona to Lugano starts at €30.10 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 Arona to Lugano 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Arona and Lugano is 1 hour and 47 minutes, with around 23 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 Arona and Lugano by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Arona to Lugano is 1 hour and 41 minutes.

How much does the train from Arona to Lugano cost?

Train ticket prices from Arona to Lugano can start from as little as €30.10 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Arona to Lugano?

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

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

The first train from Arona to Lugano leaves at 05:37. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Arona to Lugano leaves at 22:06. 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 Arona and Lugano by train?

Trains travelling from Arona to Lugano cover a distance of around 25 miles (41 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lugano to Arona.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Arona to Lugano for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/08/2022. 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 12/26/2018 for travel on 12/26/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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