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Take the train from Tarbes to Lugano in 14 hours 3 minutes

If you want to travel from Tarbes to Lugano by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Tarbes to Lugano by train to take around 18 hours 27 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 14 hours 3 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll usually find around 18 trains per day running on this route, which spans 476 miles (766 km). You’ll have to make 2 changes along the way on your journey to Lugano.

You can save money on train tickets from Tarbes to Lugano if you book in Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices – we'll show you how much you can save on train tickets from Tarbes to Lugano if you book in advance.. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for timetables, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Tarbes to Lugano by train

Journey timeFrom 14h 3m
Distance476 miles (766 km)
Frequency18 trains per day
First train05:44
Last train21:25
Departure stationTarbes
Arrival stationLugano
Changes2 changes

Tarbes to Lugano train times

Check out the next trains departing from Tarbes to Lugano for Tuesday 1st February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:38 00:25 14h 47m, 3 changes
09:44 06:24 20h 40m, 10 changes
09:44 06:47 21h 3m, 8 changes
11:33 06:58 19h 25m, 3 changes
12:37 06:58 18h 21m, 5 changes
12:41 06:58 18h 17m, 6 changes
12:41 09:58 21h 17m, 4 changes
13:45 11:54 22h 9m, 6 changes
18:40 12:30 17h 50m, 3 changes
19:11 13:58 18h 47m, 4 changes

Cheap train tickets from Tarbes to Lugano

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 Tarbes to Lugano 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 guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Tarbes to Lugano? 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 Tarbes to Lugano take?

The average journey time by train between Tarbes and Lugano is 18 hours and 27 minutes, with around 18 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 Tarbes and Lugano by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Tarbes to Lugano is 14 hours and 3 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Tarbes to Lugano?

No, there are no direct train services from Tarbes to Lugano. Travelling from Tarbes to Lugano by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

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

The first train from Tarbes to Lugano leaves at 05:44. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Tarbes to Lugano leaves at 21:25. 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 Tarbes and Lugano by train?

Trains travelling from Tarbes to Lugano cover a distance of around 476 miles (766 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lugano to Tarbes.

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