Transportation to and from Lugano Airport


What is the distance from Lugano Airport to the centre of Lugano?

The beautiful centre of Lugano can be reached by car within 15 minutes, the distance between Lugano Airport and the centre of Lugano (Piazza della Riforma) is 6 kilometres / 3.7 miles.

From LUG Airport to Lugano City centre by Car
6 km
15 min

Bus services

Shuttle Bus Sagl to Lugano

The bus service to and from the airport is operated by Shuttle Bus Sagl. The bus schedule coincides with the departure and arrival times of all flights at Lugano Airport. A shuttle bus departs to the railway station (Stazione di Lugano) and centre of Lugano about 15 minutes after every aircraft arrival. The bus stop is located opposite the airport terminal. The bus ride from the airport to downtown Lugano takes 20 minutes, it stops on request at hotels in Lugano.

Children up to 16 years of age travel for free when accompanied by one or both parents. If that is not the case, they pay half the price. Children under 6 years always travel for free. For departures of Shuttle Bus Sagl to Lugano Airport it is necessary to book in advance. Please consult website and timetable Shuttle Bus Sagl for more information.

Prices Single Return
Adults 10 CHF 18 CHF
Children, 6 up to 16 years 5 CHF 9 CHF


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Lugano: Monte Generoso Roundtrip Cogwheel Train Ticket

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Tours and transport

From Lucerne: Lugano and Monte San Salvatore Private Tour

CHF 393

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See the sights of Como with a local guide on a 2-hour walking tour. Marvel at the medieval town hall and visit the street where tradesmen learn their craft over the centuries.


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