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


Zoo al Maglio: 1-Day Ticket for the Jungle of Ticino


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Swissminiatur: Open-Air Miniature Park Entrance Ticket

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Lugano: Taste my Swiss City Self-guided Food Tour

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Get to know the city from a local's perspective with a self-guided "Taste My Swiss City" gastronomic tour. Enjoy snacks typical of the region, off the beaten track and recommended by locals.

Lugano: Private Day Tour

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Lugano: 4.5-Hour Monte Bré Visit w/ Funicular Ride

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From the heart of the city to the most uncontaminated peaks of Lugano, enjoy the splendid views and walk through the tiny village of Brè.

Tours and transport

From Como: Lugano, Bellagio and Cruise Experience

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See the very best of Lugano, Lake Como, and Bellagio while in the company of a local, English-speaking guide who will provide illuminating commentary throughout your experience.


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