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Lugano to Vienna Hbf by train

It takes an average of 12h 25m to travel from Lugano to Vienna Hbf by train, over a distance of around 380 miles (612 km). There are normally 16 trains per day travelling from Lugano to Vienna Hbf and tickets for this journey start from €49.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 10h 0m
Price€49.90 - €253.80
Distance380 miles (612 km)
Frequency16 trains per day
Departure stationLugano
Arrival stationVienna Hbf
Changes1 change

Lugano to Vienna Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lugano to Vienna Hbf for Tuesday 2nd Feb 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:30 18:30 10h 0m, 1 change
09:00 19:30 10h 30m, 2 changes
10:30 20:30 10h 0m, 1 change
11:00 21:30 10h 30m, 2 changes
12:30 22:30 10h 0m, 1 change
14:30 00:33 10h 3m, 1 change
19:30 06:34 11h 4m, 1 change
20:00 10:30 14h 30m, 3 changes
20:30 11:30 15h 0m, 4 changes
21:30 13:30 16h 0m, 4 changes

Cheap train tickets from Lugano to Vienna Hbf

Train tickets from Lugano to Vienna Hbf start at €49.90 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 €222.56.
lowest price found
from49.90
on the day
avg. single price222.56

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 Hbf 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 guide 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 Vienna Hbf? 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 Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Lugano and Vienna Hbf is 12 hours and 25 minutes, with around 16 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 Hbf by train?

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

How much does the train from Lugano to Vienna Hbf cost?

Train ticket prices from Lugano to Vienna Hbf can start from as little as €49.90 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 Lugano to Vienna Hbf?

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

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

The first train from Lugano to Vienna Hbf leaves at 04:26. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Lugano to Vienna Hbf leaves at 22:00. 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 Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Lugano to Vienna Hbf cover a distance of around 380 miles (612 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Vienna Hbf 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 Vienna Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/02/2021. 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 11/01/2021 for travel on 26/01/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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