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Flight route information

Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
45% Trains in Lugano are 45% cheaper than in Zurich.
Zurich £3.94
Lugano £2.15
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
10% The average meal is 10% more expensive in Lugano than in Zurich.
Zurich £22.39
Lugano £24.63
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 1.12 CHF
1 CHF = 0.9 GBP
Last checked on 25 February 2024
Distance: 96 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
Lugano airports
Agno (LUG) How far from city centre: 1 miles

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Tips for booking cheap flights from Zurich to Lugano

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Prices for tickets from Zurich to Lugano may fluctuate while you are in the process of booking. While this isn't a common occurrence, it can happen because Opodo operates as an online travel agency, and ticket prices and availability are ultimately determined by the airlines. Therefore, if the airline adjusts prices or if the available tickets are depleted while you are making your reservation, you will receive confirmation within 48 hours after your ticket purchase.

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Opodo provides you with all the useful information about the flights covering the route between Zurich to Lugano airports. Preparing for your trip is very easy! All you have to do is enter into Opodo search engine your departure and destination airports, the dates of travel, and the number of passengers. A list of all available flights will appear on your screen in a matter of seconds! For your convenience, you can sort it according to your preferences, such as time, price, or duration of the trip.


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Frequently asked questions about flights from Zurich to Lugano

How long does the flight take to go from Zurich to Lugano?
The total flight time between Zurich and Lugano is of around 00:40 hours on average, considering an average distance of 163 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from Zurich to Lugano at Opodo?
At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest flight available from Zurich to Lugano. 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 Lugano expensive to visit compared to Zurich?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Lugano costs an average of 4.48 GBP, 38% cheaper than Zurich, with a fare of 7.17 GBP, while train tickets costs 45% less in Lugano: 2.15 GBP against 3.94 GBP in Zurich. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 24.63 GBP in Lugano, 10% more than the 22.39 GBP in Zurich. The price of the coffee is around 32% cheaper in Lugano, with an average of 3.31 GBP, while in Zurich the coffee costs 4.86 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Zurich to Lugano?
The most popular months to book a trip from Zurich to Lugano are December, October and February, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Zurich to Lugano?
The best time of the year to go to Lugano when flying from Zurich depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, November is the top 1º month to fly to Lugano from Zurich in terms of searches from our customer, followed by September and June. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, May and August are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Zurich - Lugano.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Zurich to Lugano?
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 Zurich. 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 is the weather in Lugano compared to Zurich?
While in Zurich the temperatures can reach an average of 31.95 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,Lugano's temperatures can go up to 29.76 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -6.37 ºC in Lugano, compared to the -8.07 ºC average degrees reported in Zurich. During the winter period, Zurich can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Lugano have an average of 2.3 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Zurich and Lugano?
The main airport route flying between Zurich and Lugano is: Zurich (ZRH) to Agno (LUG). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Swiss International Air Lines.
  • Lufthansa.
  • Austrian Airlines.
Which are the airlines with flights from Zurich to Lugano?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Zurich to Lugano are:
  • Swiss International Air Lines.
Flight Duration 40 minutes Flights between Zurich and Lugano take, on average, 40 minutes minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Departing Airport Zurich The airport Zurich is the departure airport operating flights between Zurich and Lugano
Arriving Airport Agno Flights departing Zurich with Lugano as destination arrive at Agno
High season November According to search data from our customers, November is the busiest time to fly from Zurich to Lugano

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