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Milan to Lugano bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$8.62
Shortest Duration1h 15m
Trips per day6
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How much does a bus ticket from Milan to Lugano cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Milan to Lugano were $11.33.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Milan to Lugano is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 24 days out, tickets are on average $1.70 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Milan to Lugano?

The distance between Milan and Lugano is approximately 38.90 miles, or 62.59 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 1 hour and 38 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Milan to Lugano?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Milan to Lugano by bus is usually on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Wednesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Milan to Lugano?

On average there are 6 scheduled bus trips per day. FlixBus has the most regularly scheduled departures from Milan to Lugano, with an average of 6 trips per day and 120 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Milan to Lugano. Of the 6 trips there are 6 trips that are direct connections to Lugano.

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Book FlixBus from Milan to Lugano from $8.62. There are 6 trips per day offered by FlixBus from Milan to Lugano and you can expect on average to pay $11.58 for a FlixBus ticket to Lugano. In Milan, FlixBus departs to Lugano from Coach Station and one other station. In Lugano, FlixBus arrives at Via Giacomo E Filippo Ciani,

An average trip on FlixBus from Milan to Lugano takes 1 hours and 38 minutes, while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Lugano in 1 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, FlixBus offers 8 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $11.75 for a weekend trip to Lugano.

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Avg. Time
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There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Lugano will depart from these stations in Milan:
  • Coach Station
  • Metro Line 1 Stop
Buses from Milan arrive in Lugano at one main station:
  • Via Giacomo E Filippo Ciani