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Journey timeFrom 6h 29m
Price$45.29 - $83.62
Distance289km (180 miles)
Departure stationLugano
Arrival stationNice
Changes1 change
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Lugano to Nice train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lugano to Nice for Tuesday 19th Nov 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:3016:006h 30m, 1 change
09:3518:379h 02m, 6 changes
11:3019:207h 50m, 3 changes
13:3019:596h 29m, 1 change
15:3022:547h 24m, 3 changes
15:3023:378h 07m, 2 changes
17:3005:5612h 26m, 2 changes
17:3505:5612h 21m, 5 changes
19:3008:2112h 51m, 4 changes
19:3009:2113h 51m, 3 changes

Cheap train tickets from Lugano to Nice

Train tickets from Lugano to Nice start at €39 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 €62.50.
lowest price found
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price53.90
on the day
avg. single price62.50

Biglietti e offerte Trenitalia e Frecciarossa

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 Nice by booking early.§

Biglietti e offerte Italo treno

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.

Risparmia prenotando in anticipo

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!

Biglietti e offerte treni internazionali

Take a look at treni in Europa Low Cost 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 Nice? 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 Nice take?

The average journey time by train between Lugano and Nice is 10 hours and 25 minutes, with around 15 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 Nice by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lugano to Nice is 6 hours and 29 minutes.

How much does the train from Lugano to Nice cost?

Train tickets from Lugano to Nice can start from as little as €39 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 Nice?

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

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

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

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

The last train from Lugano to Nice 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 Nice by train?

Trains travelling from Lugano to Nice cover a distance of around 289km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Nice to Lugano.
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 Nice 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 05/04/2019 for travel on 12/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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