Florence to Lugano route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time4h 01m
Fare range€33-€224
Distance308km
First & last trains
First train departs at01:47
Last train departs at19:00
Fastest journey
Fastest route3h 11m
Changes1 change
Stations
Origin StationFlorence
Destination StationLugano

Train times for Tue 24 Oct

09:30
10:07
Florence
Lugano
4h 55m4 changes
11:00
12:40
Florence
Lugano
3h 41m1 change
12:00
13:40
Florence
Lugano
3h 55m2 changes
13:00
14:40
Florence
Lugano
3h 41m1 change
14:00
15:40
Florence
Lugano
3h 18m1 change

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Florence to Lugano start at €53.08 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€53.08
14 days
in advance
€59.10
Avg. single price
On the day
€75.28
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Florence to Lugano?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Florence to Lugano is €32.9. To buy train tickets from Florence to Lugano for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Florence to Lugano by train?

The average journey time between Florence and Lugano is 4 hours and 1 minute and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 11 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 14 trains per day travelling from Florence 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.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Florence to Lugano?

The first train from Florence to Lugano departs at 01:47. The last train from Florence to Lugano departs at 19:00. 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.

Are there direct train services between Florence and Lugano?

No, it is not possible to travel from Florence to Lugano without having to change trains. To travel from Florence to Lugano will require a minimum of 1 change. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How do I get back to Florence?

By train, of course. See trains from Lugano to Florence.

  • *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 Florence to Lugano for a typical week day using timetable data for 24/10/2017. 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 07/07/2017 for travel on 05/09/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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