Lugano and its Exhibition Centre are easily reachable by all means of transport. (map)
From Milan: Highway A8 “dei Laghi”, towards Como – San Gottardo or Highway A8, towards Varese – Stabio (Gaggiolo). Suggested exit: Lugano Sud.
From Zurich: Highway A2, towards San Gottardo – Chiasso – Italia. Suggested exit: Lugano Sud. After having driven along the lake towards the city centre, just follow the signs for the Salone Internazionale Svizzero delle Vacanze.
Please remember that in order to use the highway in Switzerland, it is compulsory to have the highway vignette on the windsreen (cost SF 40.- valid from January to December), which can be bought at Customs. Otherwise, Lugano can be reached using the cantonal road.
Distance from Lugano:
– Bern 302 km
– Zurich 227 km
– Varese 35 km
– Como 32 km
– Milan 77 km
– Rome 644 km
The Swiss Rail system is well developed and can be used to reach any town in the country. Information about prices and timetable.
Distance from some Swiss and European cities:
– Bern 4:15hrs
– Zurich 2:40hrs
– Milan 1hr
– Rome 5:40hrs
Links with the city centre: The city centre is easily reachable on foot (10 minutes), or with public transportation.
Cablecar Lugano – Train station
daily from 05:20am to 11:50pm
Phone number +41 (0)91 922 88 33
The Exhibition Centre is only 6 minutes on foot from the city centre. Otherwise it is possible to use the city buses, autobus cittadini (line 1), and get off at the Lido.
The airport is located south of the Alps, between Zurich and Milan, and it provides a quick link between Insubria and all the main Swiss and European cities.www.lugano-airport.ch – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Milan Malpensa Airport is only an hour away from downtown Lugano, easy to reach by highway.
From Milan Malpensa airport, you take the road that connects to the highway and then follow the directions to Como / Chiasso (A8 Highway). Once past the Swiss border you can follow the signs toward Lugano.