Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.
The average journey time between Milan and Lugano is 1 hour and 46 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 8 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 35 trains per day travelling from Milan 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.
The first train from Milan to Lugano departs at 05:32. The last train from Milan to Lugano departs at 23:16. 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Milan to Lugano without having to change trains. There are 21 direct trains from Milan to Lugano. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.