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Tickets and timetable for Lugano - Milan Centrale railway line

Train travel with Trenord: discover all the amenities of the Milano Centrale - Lugano railway line


If you must reach Milan from Lugano but you aren't bothered to get in a congested highway, whether for work, travel or any other reason, the train works for you. Trenord trains offer 1 hour and 15 minutes cozy and relaxing journey without changes, not worrying about it. The rail link starts from 6:02 in the morning until 21:32 with about 23 daily rides.

This way you can decide to leave any time of your day.


If you need more info or clarifications, keep reading and you'll find the answers.


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Travel information

The distance between Lugano and Milano is 64km.

The Trenord train service of the Locarno-Lugano-Chiasso-Milano Centrale railway line connects Milan to Lecco in about 1 hour and 12 minutes.

From Lugano first train departs at 6:02, the last one at 20:02.

From Milan the first train departs at 6:43, th last one at 21:43


From Milan to Lugano Trenord 2nd class ticket is 14,00€.


Discounted tickets for children and elders are also available, as well as supplements for bicycle and animal transport.

The Lugano - Milano railway line crosses the provinces of Milano and Monza and Brianza, where the STIBM integrated tariff system is in force. Only to travel between two stations, both in the STIBM area, you need to purchase an integrated STIBM ticket.

Journey time

About 1 hour and 12 minutes minutes


14,00€ for a 2nd class ticket




23 daily rides

First departure


Last departure


Departure station

Milano Central Station

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