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Best price $ 28.85
Journey duration 2 h 57 min
Connections per day 28
First departure 05:03
Last departure 21:03
Distance 125.5 mi

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How much do train tickets from Basel to Lugano cost?

The prices for train tickets from Basel to Lugano vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Basel to Lugano will cost $ 14.03. The average train ticket price is approximately $ 69.91. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Ticket price Basel - Lugano every day

 
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Duration: 2 h 55 min
Basel SBB - Lugano
05:03 - 07:58
$ 65.30
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SBB
Duration: 3 h 15 min
Basel SBB - Lugano
17:43 - 20:58
$ 65.30
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SBB
Duration: 3 h 42 min
Basel SBB - Lugano
20:16 - 23:58
$ 67.69
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SBB
Duration: 3 h 15 min
Basel SBB - Lugano
13:43 - 16:58
$ 68.34
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SBB
Duration: 3 h 15 min
Basel SBB - Lugano
15:43 - 18:58
$ 68.99
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SBB
Duration: 2 h 55 min
Basel SBB - Lugano
07:03 - 09:58
$ 81.57
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SBB
Duration: 3 h 15 min
Basel SBB - Lugano
05:43 - 08:58
$ 81.79

How long does it take to get from Basel to Lugano by train?

The journey from Basel to Lugano covers a distance of 125.5 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 2 h 58 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 2 h 55 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Basel to Lugano faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

At what time of the day can I travel from Basel to Lugano?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Basel to Lugano, which usually leaves at 07:03. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 21:03. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations can I use to travel from Basel to Lugano?

In Basel, departure stations include Basel SBB, Bâle and Basel Bad Bf. When you arrive in Lugano, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Lugano. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many journeys from Basel to Lugano are there every day?

The exact number of journeys from Basel to Lugano can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 27 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including SBB, Trenitalia and OUI.sncf. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 47 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Basel to Lugano. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Basel to Lugano varies, but in general, you can expect to find 9 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 18 journeys with one change or more.

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