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All connections from Milan Malpensa Airport to Lugano

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Milan Malpensa Airport - Lugano

Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is 74 kilometers far from Lugano. You can get to Lugano from Milan Malpensa Airport by train, bus and private and shared transfers. Wanderio lets you find the best way to get to Lugano by comparing all the available airport connections and book online the tickets from Milan Malpensa Airport in just a few clicks.

Trains from Milan Malpensa Airport to Lugano

One of the best airport connections to Lugano is getting there by train. The main train provider is Trenitalia: a train every about 1 hour leaves from Malpensa Aeroporto. Trenitalia train tickets to Lugano start from € 37 for person. The train ride from Milan Malpensa Airport to Lugano takes about about 2 hours. The first train leaves at 06:13 and the last train is at 18:13.

Minimum travel time

2h 27m

Prices starting from

37 €

Connections frequency

every about 1 hour



Shuttle bus from Milan Malpensa Airport to Lugano

You can get to Lugano also by bus, thanks to Eurolines France and ALSA shuttle buses. It takes about about 2 hours to get there, with departures every about 7 hours. The first shuttle bus to Lugano leaves at 01:00 and the last one leaves at 22:00. Eurolines France and ALSA buses leave from Milano Malpensa Airport Mxp T1 and Milano Malpensa Airport Mxp T2. Once you make your online reservation, you’ll get a ticket with the instructions to find the right platform to Lugano. Shuttle buses tickets prices from Milan Malpensa Airport to Lugano start from € 12.

Minimum travel time

1h 30m

Prices starting from

12 €

Connections frequency

every about 7 hours


Eurolines France, ALSA

Private transfers from Milan Malpensa Airport to Lugano

As an alternative it is possible to reach Lugano from Milan Malpensa Airport renting a private transfer. The price for a private transfer service from Milan Malpensa Airport to Lugano starts from € 128. A transfer can host from 2 to 5 passengers, so this kind of transportation can be convenient especially if you are traveling in a group. The transfer departure time to Lugano will be based on the departure or arrival of your flight. All the relevant indications will be on the voucher that you get after booking. The main difference between a private transfer service and a taxi service is that a representative of the company will be waiting for you at a specific point indicated during the booking process.

Minimum travel time

55 minutes

Prices starting from

128 €

Connections frequency

Your transfer will be organized based on the arrival/departure time of your flight


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