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Journey timeFrom 2h 37m
Price$33.76 - $94.35
Distance251km (156 miles)
Departure stationLugano
Arrival stationBologna Centrale
Changes1 change
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Lugano to Bologna Centrale train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lugano to Bologna Centrale for Tuesday 19th Nov 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:3012:192h 49m, 1 change
10:0513:193h 14m, 2 changes
11:3014:192h 49m, 1 change
12:0515:193h 14m, 2 changes
13:3016:192h 49m, 1 change
14:3017:192h 49m, 1 change
15:3018:192h 49m, 1 change
16:0519:193h 14m, 2 changes
16:3520:023h 27m, 4 changes
17:3020:192h 49m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Lugano to Bologna Centrale

Train tickets from Lugano to Bologna Centrale start at €29.02 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €62.22.
lowest price found
from29.02
on the day
avg. single price62.22

Ahorra comprando tus billetes con la mayor antelación posible

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 Bologna Centrale by booking early.§

Descubre cómo encontrar billetes de tren más baratos

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.

Consulta (¡y obtén!) los descuentos y ofertas de tren del momento

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!

Utiliza tu tarjeta de descuento al comprar tus billetes de tren

Take a look at Tarjetas de descuento Renfe to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Lugano to Bologna Centrale? 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 Bologna Centrale take?

The average journey time by train between Lugano and Bologna Centrale is 3 hours and 58 minutes, with around 21 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 Bologna Centrale by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lugano to Bologna Centrale is 2 hours and 37 minutes.

How much does the train from Lugano to Bologna Centrale cost?

Train tickets from Lugano to Bologna Centrale can start from as little as €29.02 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 Bologna Centrale?

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

What time does the first train from Lugano to Bologna Centrale leave?

The first train from Lugano to Bologna Centrale leaves at 01:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Lugano to Bologna Centrale leave?

The last train from Lugano to Bologna Centrale leaves at 22:05. 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 Bologna Centrale by train?

Trains travelling from Lugano to Bologna Centrale cover a distance of around 251km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bologna Centrale to Lugano. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Lugano to Bologna Centrale.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lugano to Bologna Centrale for a typical week day using timetable data for 19/11/2019. 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 01/04/2019 for travel on 07/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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