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Route overview
Avg. journey time6h 08m
Fare range€109.00 - €115.00
Distance217km
Train operatorsSBB CFF FFS,
First & last trains
First train departs at04:51
Last train departs at23:14
Fastest journey
Fastest route5h 03m
Changes1 change
Stations
Origin StationGeneva
Destination StationLugano

Geneva to Lugano train times

Check out the next trains departing from Geneva to Lugano for Tuesday 18th Dec 2018. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
11:15
16:18
Geneva
Lugano
5h 03m
1 change
12:15
17:18
Geneva
Lugano
5h 03m
1 change
13:15
18:18
Geneva
Lugano
5h 03m
1 change
14:15
19:18
Geneva
Lugano
5h 03m
1 change
15:15
20:18
Geneva
Lugano
5h 03m
1 change

SBB trains from Geneva to Lugano

You can travel from Geneva to Lugano on 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.

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).

How long does it take to travel from Geneva to Lugano by train?

The average journey time between Geneva and Lugano is 6 hours and 8 minutes and the fastest journey time is 5 hours and 3 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 20 trains per day travelling from Geneva to Lugano. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Geneva to Lugano?

The first train from Geneva to Lugano departs at 04:51. The last train from Geneva to Lugano departs at 23:14. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Geneva and Lugano?

No, it is not possible to travel from Geneva to Lugano without having to change trains. To travel from Geneva to Lugano will require a minimum of 1 change. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lugano to Geneva.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Geneva to Lugano for a typical week day using timetable data for 18/12/2018. 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 20/09/2018 for travel on 22/09/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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