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Lugano to Zurich flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Lugano and Zurich take, on average, 4 h and 45 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Departing AirportThe airport Agno is the departure airport operating flights between Lugano and Zurich
Arriving AirportFlights departing Lugano with Zurich as destination arrives at Zurich
High seasonAccording to search data from our customers, December is the busiest time to fly from Lugano to Zurich
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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.27 CHF
British Pound Sterling Swiss Franc
1 CHF = 0.8 GBP
Last checked on 26 July 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 51% more expensive in Zurich than in Lugano.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Zurich costs roughly the same as in Lugano.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Zurich is 60% cheaper than in Lugano.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 39% more expensive in Zurich than in Lugano.

Lugano airports
  • ( Agno (LUG)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
Zurich airports
  • ( Zurich (ZRH)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( Basel Euroairport (BSL)
    How far from city centre: 50 miles
  • ( Mulhouse Euroairport (MLH)
    How far from city centre: 50 miles
K Distance: 96 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Lugano to Zurich

😷 Is it safe to travel from Lugano to Zurich during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Switzerland may apply when travelling from Lugano. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Lugano to Zurich at Opodo?
At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest flight available from Lugano to Zurich. Considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys, our search engine works to provides always the best price with the best conditions.
💰 Is Zurich expensive to visit compared to Lugano?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Zurich costs an average of 4.72 GBP, 60% cheaper than Lugano, with a fare of 11.81 GBP, while train tickets costs 51% more in Zurich: 3.15 GBP against 2.09 GBP in Lugano. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 19.68 GBP in both Zurich and Lugano. The price of the coffee is around 39% more expensive in Zurich, with an average of 3.94 GBP , while in Lugano the coffee costs 2.83 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Lugano to Zurich?
The most popular months to book a trip from Lugano to Zurich are December, September and June, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Lugano to Zurich?
The best time of the year to go to Zurich when flying from Lugano depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Zurich from Lugano in terms of searches from our customer, followed by October and June. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, March, June and October are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Lugano -  Zurich.
🌡️ How is the weather in Zurich compared to Lugano?
While in Lugano the temperatures can reach an average of 29.76 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,Zurich's temperatures can go up to 31.95 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -8.07 ºC in Zurich, compared to the -6.37 ºC average degrees reported in Lugano. During the winter period, Lugano can register 2.3 mm precipitation, while Zurich have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Lugano and Zurich?
The main airport route flying between Lugano and Zurich is: Agno (LUG) to Zurich (ZRH). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Swiss International Air Lines.
  • Lufthansa.
  • Austrian Airlines.
Which are the airlines with flights from Lugano to Zurich?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Lugano to Zurich are:
  • Swiss International Air Lines.
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